Royal Mail creates 400 Christmas jobs in Peterborough

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Royal Mail are looking for 400 temporary workers to help cope with the Christmas rush in Peterborough.

As in previous years, seasonal workers are being sought by Royal Mail to help sort the Christmas post. They will support Royal Mail’s 123,000 permanent postmen and women who sort and deliver the mail all year round.

Around 400 seasonal roles are available in Peterborough with Royal Mail/Parcelforce primarily to help sort the additional Christmas volumes. Positions are available from mid-November through until early January 2016.

The peak of the additional temporary work will be in the busiest month of December. The majority of seasonal positions will support Royal Mail’s 123,000 permanent postmen and women, who sort and deliver the mail all year round. Parcelforce Worldwide is also looking for drivers and indoor workers as the whole organisation gears up to deliver at Christmas.

Royal Mail’s Tony Fox, said: “Christmas is our busiest time of year. We plan all year round to help ensure we deliver the best possible service for consumers and businesses in the UK. Every Christmas, we make a substantial commitment in additional resources to handle the festive mailbag, including the recruitment of thousands of temporary workers.”

Anyone interested in applying for a role should visit www.royalmailgroup/xmasjobs