Royal Mail casual Christmas shifts 2018: where are the jobs in Preston and Chorley, what are the shift times and how to apply

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Hoping to earn a little extra cash ahead of the festive season?

Then you'll be pleased to learn that Royal Mail are now looking to recruit casual Christmas staff at its Preston and Chorley depots, to help with the expected increase in parcels and letters during the festivities.

Royal Mail casual Christmas shifts 2018: where are the jobs in Preston, what are the shift times and how to apply

Royal Mail casual Christmas shifts 2018: where are the jobs in Preston, what are the shift times and how to apply

Royal Mail are looking to recruit a number of full and part time indoor sorting positions on early, late and night shifts across the UK.

The roles could involve; unloading mail from vans, moving large volumes of mail around in trolleys, sorting parcels and letters manually or operating machinery.

The online advert says; "As a Mail Centre postwoman or postman, you will need to be flexible and adaptable, changing from one role to another to move the work quickly along the processing chain."

Here is everything you need to know:

Where are the jobs based?

The nearest vacancies to Preston are at Royal Mail's Preston Mail Centre (4 Pittman Way, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9GG), Preston Delivery Office (Christian Road, Preston, Lancashire PR1 1AD) and Chorley Collection Hub (7, Chorley Delivery Office, Chorley East Business Centre, Chorley PR6 0UU)

What are the shift times available in Preston and Chorley?

Preston Mail Centre: Earlies 07:00 - 14:00 | Lates 14:00 - 22:00 | Nights 22:00 - 06:00

Preston Delivery Office: Lates 16:00 - 22:00

Chorley Collection Hub: Lates 14:00 – 22:00

Shifts will be allocated on a first come first serve basis at registration events so anyone interested is advise to book early to avoid disappointment.

For popular locations there will be an option to be added to a waiting list.

Royal Mail says part time shifts may be available and shift times are subject to change based on mail volume forecasts.

How much do the jobs pay?

Mon - Sat 06.00 - 22.00 - £7.83

Mon - Fri 22.00 - 06.00- £8.43

Sunday 06.00 - 22.00 - £8.63

Saturday and Sunday 22.00 - 06.00 - £9.63

When are the jobs available?

The jobs will be available from mid-November through until December 23, 2018.

How to apply?

Applications can be made online via the following links: Preston Mail Centre, Preston Delivery Office and Chorley Collection Hub