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Warehouse Operative

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Warehouse operatives look after goods in a stockroom or warehouse. They receive, store and send out the goods, making sure that there are no missing or damaged items. They may also be known as warehouse assistants.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

The starting salary is often based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW).

As of 1 April 2019 the National Minimum Wage is £4.35 an hour for workers aged 16 to 17, £6.15 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20 and £7.70 an hour for workers aged 21 to 24. The National Living Wage is £8.21 for workers aged 25 and over. This can rise up to around £12.00 an hour depending on experience and level of responsibility, or overtime rates.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
40796
1.8 %
RISE
2024
41536
  United Kingdom
2019
608924
2.6 %
RISE
2024
624993

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

More Information

Jobs are available in many different types of organisation, including cash and carry firms, distribution companies, large retail stores, manufacturing companies, departments of central or local government or the health service.

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK)
Website: http://www.ciltuk.org.uk
Twitter: @ciltuk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cilt.uk

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