Jobs currently available in Manchester if you get let go after furlough ends – Manchester Evening News

As the furlough scheme comes to an end many workers who have been off due to the pandemic face the prospect of losing their job.

Workers in Greater Manchester look set to be affected by the ending of the government support scheme – with 68,200 people in the region still on furlough as of August.

As employers now face a tough decision on whether they can afford to bring back staff it’s estimated that up to 12,000 of those whose wages are currently supported by the Government could be facing redundancy.

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Earlier on Thursday a government minister warned job losses will be “part of the process” as the furlough scheme comes to an end.

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Simon Clarke told Sky News: “Obviously there will be a variety of outcomes, I don’t have an estimate with me today. There will be some job losses.”

If your job has been affected by furlough and you are now looking for work, we have compiled a list of some of the roles available in Greater Manchester right now.

Manchester Airport Jobs

Flybe flight departing from Manchester Airport
Flybe flight departing from Manchester Airport
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Hospitality Host

A hospitality host at Manchester Airport will be in charge of providing a meet and greet service to users of the Lounges.

Among other standards, you must interact with customers with the highest level of courtesy and efficiency.

This job requires you to have previous experience in the hospitality and service sectors.

Full details of the role can be found here.

Vetting Administrator

As part of Manchester Airport’s vetting team, you will provide administrative support, including screening phone calls and enquiries and triaging email requests.

You will also administer, coordinate, and track the security clearance of employers while processing documents required for security pass renewals.

  • Permanent and Fixed term contract until March 2022 (Maternity Cover)
  • Salary £22,495.29

Full details of the role can be found here.

Reward Advisor

As part of the airport’s Reward team, you will be working closely with the Reward Manager in order to provide high quality and pro-active services.

This will involve delivering processes and activities that support the company’s reward project.

Other duties include gender pay reporting, annual pay review, policy management and more.

Full details of the role can be found here.

Retail Jobs

Pictured is a generic view Marks and Spencer store on Vangarde Retail Park, Huntington, York.
Marks and Spencer store
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Customer Assistant (Marks & Spencer)

As a customer assistant, you will help customers efficiently on the shop floor and at service points.

You will also ready customer and colleague feedback to improve the operating of the store while meeting daily sales targets and promoting selling opportunities.

Other responsibilities include understanding customer needs and adapting to change.

Full details of the role can be found here.

Sales Assistant (WHSmith, Arndale Centre)

WHSmith is looking for a sales assistant to help operate in their Arndale store.

You’re not expected to have loads of previous sales experience, rather, WHSmith is asking for who can be warm, welcoming, and enthusiastic to customers.

  • Part Time
  • Flexible – not including nights
  • Salary up to £8.91 and hour

Full details of the role can be found here.

Retail Team Member (Greggs)

As a team member at Greggs you will be required to sell the company’s products to customers and go the extra mile to make sure every customer is satisfied.

The company also promises career progression and an employee staff discount of up to 50 per cent off food.

  • Permanent
  • Salary £9.03 after training

Full details of the job can be found here.

Bars, restaurants and hospitality Jobs

Generic bar scene to go with Kuits sponsored feature
Bartender behind bar
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Bartender (Alchemist)

The alchemist is looking for a new bartender for their Manchester location and you don’t necessarily need experience, however an open mind a good attitude will help.

You will be responsible for serving guests with food and drink with onboard training provide and help at every step of the way.

There will also be an opportunity to take part in Master Bartender Program that recognises and rewards the best in the industry.

Full details of the role can be found here.

Restaurant host/hostess (Embankment Kitchen)

This new neighbourhood manchester restaurant is looking for additions to its hospitality team.

You will be responsible for delivering exceptional levels of customer service and giving all customers a pleasant dining experience.

While previous experience is preferred, it’s not essential as full training will be provided on the job

Full details of the role can be found here.

Hospitality and Entertainment Team Member (Head Over Heels)

Head Over Heels is a children play centre and family restaurant that is looking for new team members.

They are industry experts with sixteen years of trading in the UK – so they know a thing or two about delivering exceptional customer service.

The job role requires that you’re a fun and outgoing individual who loves children and enjoys making them smile.

  • Part-time hours: 12-40 per week
  • Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
  • Salary: Up to £9.20 per hour

Full details of the role can be found here.

Trafford Centre Jobs

Photos of statues at the intu Trafford Centre and Barton Square
Statues at the intu Trafford Centre and Barton Square
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Team Member (Boost Juice Bars)

As a team member for this retail juice and smoothie chain, you will be expected to provide customers with great products you’ve made yourself.

The role also requires you to make and blend smoothies and juices, work on the till to drive sales, prepare fruit and veg and more.

  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: Up to £8.95 per hour

Full details of the role can be found here.

Sales Assisstant (Pan-n-Ice)

Pan-n-Ice is located in Selfridges in the Trafford Centre and is looking for hard-working and energetic individuals to join their sales team.

The role will include you making ice cream in front of customers in a fun and creative way by using ice pans, mixing entertainment with sales.

The job role has both full and part time positions available.

  • Salary up to £9.00 per hour

Full details of the role can be found here.

Sales Colleague (Ann Summers)

Ann Summers prides itself on being a market leader and wants a team member who is passionate and daring.

As a female-focused company, Ann Summers works towards making women feel the best they can and are looking for a sales colleague to contribute to that.

Skills needed include a passion for the brand and the ability to work well in a team.

  • Part-time hours: 20 per week
  • Job Type: Part-time

Full details of the role can be found here.

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