Fourteen key worker jobs you can apply for in Lancashire during the coronavirus lock-down

The coronavirus crack-down is bad news for anyone looking for work – but there are still jobs out there.

By Iain Lynn
Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 7:24 am

Most businesses are on lock-down, but the Government has identified a number of sectors employing key workers whose roles are still vital.

The list of sectors employing key workers is: health and social care; education and childcare; key public services; local and national government; food and other necessary goods; public safety and national security; transport; utilities, communication and financial services.

Follow our live coronavirus blog.Here are 12 key worker or home-working roles you can apply for in Lancashire.

Amazon, Lidl and the Post Office are all hiring in Lancashire

Delivery Driver - Alliance Healthcare Lancashire

Delivery driver, delivering prescription medicines to chemists covering a large area in the North West

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Home Shopping Picker - Asda Blackpool

Our customers expect fresh, great quality products that are always available. As a Home Shopping Picker, you're in the shoes of our customers – they've put their trust in you to pick up their shopping, that will meet their expectations.

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Amazon Warehouse Operative Leyland

Amazon needs help fulfilling supplies to local communities as a Warehouse Operative in Leyland, PR26 6TZ. Amazon Warehouse Operative pay rate: • £9.50 per hour (Days) to £10.50 per hour (Nights) plus £2.00 per hour until April 30th • Excellent Overtime Rate between £14.25 to £19.00 per hour

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Healthcare Assistant - Preston

Meeting the needs of residents with all aspects of personal cares and provide support with daily living skills, this involves assisisting with all dailly living duties, food preparations, assisting feeds, monitoring food and fluids and interacting with patient activities.

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Stock Assistant - Lidl Chorley

4 weeks Fixed Term Contract - Chorley £9.30 per hour - This isn't stacking shelves. This is feeding families. As a Stock Assistant at Lidl, no shift is the same and you get out what you put in. Starting at 5am some days or finishing at 11pm on others to close the store and ensure the store is ready for another day of customers, you'll keep moving and keep business booming.

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Healthcare Assistants and Registered Nurses - Zillian Healthcare Blackpool

We are looking to recruit experienced Healthcare Assistants and Registered Nurses. Our positions can vary between temporary positions to help out during this difficult time we are all experiencing or it could even be for permanent full or part time positions

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Support Worker - Preston and Leyland

You will offer support to Young People who have mild, moderate and severe autistic spectrum conditions and associated complex learning support needs. Day and Waking Night opportunities available. We also require 2 x Senior Support Workers and a Team Leader

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Registered General Nurse (RGN) - Blackpool

McGinley Healthcare are seeking registered general nurses for full time or part time work in and around Blackpool and the Lancashire area to start as soon as possible. We are a specialist nursing agency, framework approved for the NHS. We are working with NHS sites and Private Hospitals all over the UK. There are a variety of shifts available to suit all schedules, days, evenings, nights, weekends and other shifts patterns are available.

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Postal Delivery Driver - Blackpool and Preston

The role is working any 5 days from 6 with an opportunity to work overtime. Part time working opportunities are also available. Candidates who successfully start this assignment will receive a weekly minimum 20-hour guarantee for 2 weeks. About the role Delivering mail and parcels to houses and businesses within a set area, you’ll be the face of Royal Mail in your local community, working flexible hours to deliver outstanding levels of service expected by our customers.

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Sales Assistant - Royal Preston Hospital

To be a Sales Assistant in one of our café or hospital-based WHSmith stores, you need to be professional to keep customers happy. The key is to adapt your approach to each kind of person. Excellent customer service makes all the difference, as does a good grasp of current promotions. Keep standards high and the store spick and span, and you’ll go a long way to impressing customers and managers alike. And if you show you’ve got what it takes, we’ll help you progress

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Store Management Apprentice - Aldi Preston

One thing's for sure as a Store Management Apprentice in Retail you'll never be bored. Balancing theory with practical store work, you'll be expected to work hard on this three-year programme.

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Registered Gerneral Nurse

NursingJobsUK is looking for enthusiastic and passionate RGN to work full-time or part-time hours in a Care Home situated in PRESTON

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Residential Support Worker Preston

Our Client is the UK's leading independent provider of specialist adult care services. Their aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals then accommodate. When you join our client you'll be part of something special. Within a community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, they support children and adults up to 5 clients who suffer from severe autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. The home offers a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.

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Store Assistants for a Supermarket in Blackpool

We are currently recruiting for Temporary Store Assistants for a Supermarket in Blackpool. Tasks will include: Stacking shelves Assisting with deliveries Removing waste packaging from shelves and disposing correctly General cleaning and housekeeping duties Various shifts available

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