A supermarket assistant replenishes stock on supermarket shelves and helps customers find items they are looking for. Job titles vary between employers, from customer assistant to department colleague.
You could be:
The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:
Starting pay is often based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or the National Living Wage (NLW).
As of 1 April 2022 the National Minimum Wage is £4.81 an hour for workers aged 16 to 17, £6.83 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20 and £9.18 an hour for workers aged 21 to 22. The National Living Wage is £9.50 for workers aged 23 and over.
You may be paid a higher rate for working on early or night shifts at around £9.50 to £10.50 an hour. You may also get a staff discount on goods.
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You should be:
Training is on the job.
You might progress to become a supervisor.
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The following organisations may be able to provide further information.
British Retail Consortium (BRC)
Tel: 020 7854 8900
Website (2): https://www.rethinkretail.org.uk/
Rethink Retail is the careers website for the British Retail Consortium.