Sainsburys jobs are what you should aim for if you’re looking for a way to really jumpstart your career. The first Sainsburys store was opened in 1869 and now has over 550 supermarkets, 370 convenience stores and Sainsburys Bank. Sainsburys ethos rovolves around providing their customers with good quality, healthy options at fair prices, while working closely with suppliers and farmers to continually improve the process. Sainsbury also aim to be a socially responsible company, playing a big role in the communities in which they operate.
There are Sainsburys roles available within the stores from apprenticeships through to night shift workers – there are bound to be roles suitable for you. Previous retail experience will of course be an advantage, but far more important will be the ability to provide the right service to the customers and the business. In any Sainsburys job that you are applying for you should demonstrate your passion.
Working for Sainsbury’s
So if you’re interested in working for a company like Sainsburys then there are a number of vacancies that you can apply for today. If you have recently graduated, or about to then the Sainsbury graduate scheme could be ideal for you to start your exciting new career. The best way to find out if this is the right organisation for you is to meet the team so if you’re interested there are over 120 members of Sainsbury visiting over 20 university campuses around the country during the Autumn term.
Sainsburys has also received many Quality Food Awards during their 140 years of trading. This is due to the clear aims of the business in being committed to giving their customers an opportunity to make healthy and informed choices in products. Being one of the largest and trusted food retailers, Sainsburys are also heavily involved in charity and community causes in the UK, as well as the Sport Relieft program fundraising event for charity. Other community programmes include The Princess Royal Trust for Careers, with assistance to charities and food donations, and their Local hero’s foundation. Another element of this scheme is the “MEND – Mind Exercise, Nutrition, Do it!” which is a fun ten week program aimed at children. And the “Active Kids Get Cooking” has proved very popular and is aimed at raising young people’s awareness on good, nutritious and healthy food. And there’s not forgetting the Red Nose Day appeals.
Sainsburys has a wealth of opportunities in various shapes and sizes, one of which is bound to suit you! With such a diverse company there is bound to be something which fits your particular interests and abilities. There are roles in sectors including stores, store management, store support center, logistics or pharmacy.
There are also some great benefits to be had by Sainsburys employees. These include a colleague discount card offering discounts for you and a nominated individual, annual bonus schemes, flexible working opportunities, an excellent pension scheme and life assurance scheme, and awards for long service.
How to Apply
Applications can be made for your Sainsburys job either online via their website, or by e-mailing the Human Resources team firstname.lastname@example.org for any queries. It is also possible to view the current vacancies on their website. All the information you submit during the application process is dealt with securely and not issued out to other companies and your information will not be used without your consent at all.
When you are submitting your application, you will need to provide certain information so it’s best to have it ready before you sit down to complete the process, such as your name, address, postcode, date of birth, references, National Insurance number, employment history, qualifications, CVs and other items. This information will be used only to process your application that you apply, although they may use these details to get in touch with you for other vacancies if you are not successful.
The company is not providing a paper forms anymore. You can visit sainsburys.jobs to search and apply for positions online.