Overview

Summary

Customers are at the heart of everything we do.

It takes lots of different people to run a store and this is a job for doers, with plenty of variety. It’s a committed role, full of everyday challenges, but that’s one of the things that makes it so rewarding.

Being a colleague in one of our stores means that you will help to serve our shoppers better every day.

You’ll meet great people, learn new things and be part of an expert diverse team where everyone is welcome. If you are looking to gain work experience, increase your confidence and employability skills and showcase your ability, this programme may be for you.

To be eligible for the Kickstart programme you will need to be:

  • Aged 16-24
  • Unemployed and have been in receipt of Universal Credit for 6 months or more
  • Referred by your Jobcentre Work Coach
  • Be available to work for 25+ hours
  • Be able to undertake a 6-month training programme

In return we will offer you:

· A great onboarding experience delivered via a blended approach in your store

· Support and development of your technical skills and on-the-job behaviours

· A dedicated Buddy/Mentor available throughout your 6-month training programme

· Support and guidance with employability skills including:

  •  Work principles and basic skills
  •  CV building
  •  Interview preparations
  •  How to look for long-term work
  •  Career advice
  •  Setting goals

Ideal Candidate

You’ll be someone with great communication skills and works well in a team, while being ready to roll up your sleeves and do what’s needed to give our customers great service.

We’ll be depending on you, as the face of Tesco, to Serve Britain’s Shoppers a Little Better Every Day:

  • Get to know your customers, greet them with a smile and serve them with pride
  • Take time to listen, and help out wherever you can
  • Make decisions that are right for our customers
  • Be passionate and knowledgeable about our products and services
  • Always be there, on time and properly presented

Package

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.

These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus Bank holidays)  (Pro Rata)
  • Retirement savings plan – save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance – 5 x contractual pay
  • Share Schemes – Join ‘Buy As You Earn’ and ‘Save As You Earn’ after 3 months service
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
  • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four-day period, off most purchases at Tesco
  • 10% off One Stop
  • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
  • 20% off all F&F purchases
  • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco Bank. T&C’s apply
  • 25% off Tesco Café
  • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
  • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Uniform provided

Opportunities to get on – take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want. As a Kickstart colleague you’ll also receive additional training to help you develop your employability skills

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