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John Lewis Partnership to recruit 10,000 temporary roles this festive season

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  • All Partners and temporary workers to also receive free food from October until January
  • Move made to help Partners with the cost of living
  • Partnership is recruiting more than 10,000 temporary roles this festive season

The John Lewis Partnership is recruiting more than 10,000 temporary roles across the country this Christmas to meet increased demand over the busy festive period and to help customers get what they need to celebrate.  

We have also confirmed we will offer free food to all Partners and temporary workers from 3 October to 6 January to help with the cost of living.

The 10,000 jobs comprises roles in our Waitrose and John Lewis shops as well as distribution network. 

We will recruit 4,000 seasonal roles across our 331 Waitrose shops, including supermarket assistants, night shift workers and customer delivery drivers, as well as 2,000 temporary roles for our 34 John Lewis stores, including sales and merchandising positions. 

Anyone interested in these in-store positions can register their interest at jlpjobs.com/Christmas with jobs going live throughout September and October. A number of permanent roles throughout the Partnership are being advertised on the site too.  

In addition, we are recruiting 4,000 roles in our supply chain through the recruitment agencies we work with, including warehouse workers and drivers to support the expected increase in Waitrose.com and John Lewis.com orders. More details on how to apply for supply chain roles can be found here.   

Successful candidates will receive a competitive salary, training and potential development opportunities as well as flexible and blended working in a company that seeks to be the most inclusive in the UK. 

Andrew Murphy, Chief Operations Officer at the John Lewis Partnership, said: “We pride ourselves on creating a happy workplace because it's our Partners who make the difference and it’s thanks to them that John Lewis and Waitrose are two of the UK’s best-loved brands.  We are looking forward to welcoming people across the country to grow our team and ensure we deliver a great Christmas for our customers.”

For further information, please contact:

James Armstrong - 07764 676 880/[email protected] 

About the John Lewis Partnership
The John Lewis Partnership owns and operates two of Britain's best-loved retail brands - John Lewis and Waitrose. Started as a radical experiment over a century ago, the Partnership is now the largest employee-owned business in the UK, with around 78,000 employees who are all Partners in the business. The Partnership is purpose-driven, existing to create a fairer and more sustainable future for our Partners, customers, suppliers and communities. Our Purpose not only inspires our principles, drives our decisions and acts as our guide to be a force for good, it steers us to do things differently and better - all in service of creating a happier world for everyone and everything we touch.