Christmas jobs in Wales you can apply for now - including Tesco, Royal Mail, Primark, Next and many more

By Molly Dowrick

It may still be October, but shops across Wales have already started putting festive chocolates, stocking fillers and Christmas gift sets out on the shelves ready for December 25.

By next month, thousands of people will be flocking to Winter Wonderlands, Christmas markets and shopping centres across the country, desperate to get their hands on some bargains and the perfect Christmas gifts for their loved ones.

Inevitably, busiers shops mean longer queues for customers and more staff needed for companies.

Read next: The massive Christmas shop which has become a Welsh tourist attraction re-opens fully for first time since pandemic

Across Wales, various clothing stores, supermarkets and other businesses have begun to advertise for their seasonal staff - so we've put together this list of as many Christmas jobs in Wales that we could find that are open to applications right no

Our list begins with jobs as Santa, Mrs Claus and Elves, and then lists other Christmas jobs in Wales, organised alphabetically by location.

Santa Claus - Raglan Garden Centre, Usk

Raglan Garden Centre Usk is hiring Santa Claus to have breakfast and dinner with children and their families this Christmas. Here's the big man himself meeting a child at Winter Wonderland in Cardiff in 2015 (South Wales Echo)

Are you a smiley, jolly fella that believes in the magic of Christmas? Perhaps this festive season you could help Father Christmas out by standing in for him at a grotto in Usk!

Raglan Garden Centre in Abergavenny Road, Raglan, Usk is recruiting for Santa Claus - but as the real one is probably super busy in the North Pole, perhaps a kind and chatty member of the public could step in?

The garden centre is looking for someone to work a minimum of two hours per week for five weeks, starting on or around December 4.

A statement from the garden centre, listed on job site Indeed, explains: "We are looking for a jolly Santa to join our Christmas team and make every child's visit magical.

"If you have a lot of ho-ho-ho and a natural ability to engage and entertain our young visitors we'd love to hear from you. This year's activities will include Breakfast with Santa, tea with Santa and additional private group bookings.

"You would need to be available each weekend from November 27 through to Christmas Eve.

"There will be additional dates required in week as per customer demand. Breakfast with Santa starts at 8.30am and the event ends at 10.30am. Tea with Santa times and group bookings to be confirmed.

"Santa will have a busy schedule and if you have the flexibility to fulfill this role then apply today."

How many hours per week? at least two, likely to be many more

What's the pay? £25 per hour

How can I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit this page on indeed.com

Mrs Claus and Christmas Elves - Mumbles Pier, Swansea

Could you be a Christmas Elf at Mumbles Pier this festive season? (Jonathan Myers)

Are you a happy and enthusiastic person that's kind and confident and can work well with children?

Could you be the next Mrs Claus at Mumbles Pier? Or perhaps you're chatty and jolly and would make a great Elf?

Management at the popular Swansea attraction are looking for Mrs Claus and Christmas Elves to entertain guests visiting the Christmas grotto at Mumbles Pier this year.

The grotto will be open from Wednesdays to Sundays and Mrs Claus and the elves will be required for eight-hour shifts between November 17 and December 24.

How many hours per week? The number of hours per week is not listed, but each shift will be eight-hours long

What's the pay? Mrs Claus: £10-£12 per hour, Christmas Elves: up to £10 per hour

How can I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit this page about Mrs Claus and Christmas Elves at Mumbles Pier, on indeed.com

Christmas Elves - Dobbies Garden Centre, Swansea

Dobbies Garden Centre in Swansea is recruiting for elves to help Santa in his grotto this Christmas | Pictured: general manager at Dobbies Swansea, Steve Gallivan (WalesOnline/ Gayle Marsh)

A Swansea garden centre is recruiting 'elves' to work this Christmas.

Dobbies Swansea, located at Swansea Enterprise Park in Siemens Way, Bon-y-maen, is looking for staff to work between eight and 30 hours per week helping Santa in his grotto and 'bringing the magic of Christmas' to customers of all ages.

The shift pattern will include flexible shifts throughout the week including weekends, and elves will be paid a "competitive rate of pay".

The job description reads: "The excitement and theatre of Christmas is magical for all children. It's a wonderful and captivating time of year and at the heart of the experience is Santa and his trusted Elves.

"We are calling out to those who love the spirit of Christmas to wear the special costume, and deliver the magic of Christmas to our customers of all ages.

"As an Elf you will be responsible for creating memorable visits by preparing and helping children to meet Santa within one of our magical grottos. In addition, Santa and the Elves meet and entertain family groups at our breakfast and tea events in our restaurants.

"From the moment you step into the role you will have fun spreading the magic of Christmas. From regaling stories from the North Pole and asking children about their Christmas list, you'll have the confidence to spread happiness and fulfil the imagination of children of all ages."

How many hours per week? eight to 30 hours

What's the pay? Not listed on the job description

How can I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the Dobbies recruitment site.

All the other Christmas jobs in Wales

Here's a list of dozens of Christmas jobs in Wales accepting applications right now, organised by location:

Aberystwyth

White Stuff – Seasonal Customer Host Supervisor / Christmas Sales Assistant

White Stuff in Aberystwyth is recruiting Christmas staff - and there are a wide range of shifts available [Pictured: a White Stuff store elsewhere in the UK] (Adam Gerrard / Daily Mirror)

White Stuff is recruiting for seasonal "customer host supervisors" (Christmas sales assistants) to join the crew in its Aberystwyth store.

People interested in applying for work at White Stuff are being asked to fill in an online application form, detailing how many hours they’d like to work and what their availability is like.

It’s understood the seasonal contracts will be part-time and will run until January 9.

How many hours per week? Not set - applicants are asked to specify how many hours they'd like to work

What's the pay ? Not listed on the job advert

How do I apply? For more information on this role and to apply, visit the White Stuff careers here.

Next - Christmas Support

Next is recruiting temporary Christmas staff for its Parc Lly store in Aberystwyth (Birmingham Mail)

Next is recruiting part-time temporary staff for Christmas staff for its Parc Lly, Aberystwyth store.

Various hours are available, with some staff set to work an average of 11.25 hours per week for four weeks and other staff required for an average of 15.75 hours per week.

As a Christmas support team member, staff will work on the sales floor and in the stockroom, helping get stock to the sales floor and ensuring all stock is "beautifully presented and ready to be snapped up by our customers".

How many hours per week? Various, including average of 11.25 hours per week and average 15.75 hours per week

What's the pay? £6.55 to £8.91 per hour

How do I apply? For more information and to apply for the Christmas Support roles at Bridgend Retail Park, visit the Next careers site here.

Bangor

TK Maxx - Christmas Temp

Fashion chain TK Maxx is recruiting for temporary seasonal staff for its Bangor store (Andrew Teebay/Liverpool Echo)

Fashion chain TK Maxx is recruiting for temporary seasonal staff for its Bangor store.

The company is looking for people who will work well in a team and can adapt to different roles, including covering the tills and guiding customers on the shop floor.

Various hours are available throughout the week, TK Maxx says.

How many hours per week? The job application doesn't list how many hours are required.

What's the pay? Not listed on the job description

How can I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the TJX (TK Maxx' parent company) jobs site here.

Bridgend

Joules - Christmas Sales Assistants

Joules at McArthur Glen Designer Outlet in Bridgend is recruiting Christmas staff (Chris Fairweather/Huw Evans Agency)

Joules clothing store is hiring Christmas Sales Assistants across the UK, including for its Bridgend Outlet store (McArthur Glen Designer Outlet).

The company is offering temporary contracts for the festive period for eight hours per week, with the possibility of extra hours being available and/or required on occasion.

How many hours per week? eight

What's the pay? Not listed on the job description

How can I apply? For more information and to apply for the role at the Bridgend store, visit the Joules job site here.

Next - Christmas Support

Next Bridgend is recruiting for Christmas Support team members (Manchester Evening News)

Next is recruiting staff for the busy festive season at its Bridgend Retail Park store.

Staff will be able to work for between three weeks and 12 weeks over the festive period, to include working on Christmas Eve.

As a Christmas support team member, staff will work on the sales floor and in the stockroom, helping get stock to the sales floor and ensuring all stock is "beautifully presented and ready to be snapped up by our customers".

Shifts are spread throughout the week and there's a range of hours available.

Some suggested shifts can be seen on the Next website here (6.25 hours average) and here (15 hours average)

How many hours per week? Various

What's the pay? £6.55 to £8.91 per hour

How do I apply? For more information and to apply for the Christmas Support roles at Bridgend Retail Park, visit the Next careers site here.

Levi's at McArthur Glen Designer Outlet - Seasonal Stylist (Christmas temp)

Levi's Bridgend is recruiting for part-time seasonal stylists this Christmas (Chris Fairweather/Huw Evans Agency)

Levi's Bridgend is recruiting for part-time seasonal stylists for the Christmas period, offering eight-hour contracts.

The role focuses on delivering high-level customer service and supporting the store management team in achieving individual and store sales targets.

The company is looking for self-motivated people with a "natural approach" to sales and people that work well in a team.

How many hours per week? eight

What's the pay? Unspecified

How do I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the Levi Strauss & Co job site here.

Skechers - Sales Associates (Christmas Temp)

Skechers is looking for people to greet customers, showcase the Skechers brand, sell products and deliver great customer service at its McArthur Glen Designer Outlet store (Birmingham Mail)

Skechers at McArthur Glen Designer Outlet in Bridgend is looking to recruit a part-time Christmas temporary sales associate.

The shoe store is looking for people to greet customers, showcase the Skechers brand, sell products and deliver great customer service.

How many hours per week? Unspecified, part-time role

What's the pay? Unspecified

How do I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the Skechers job site here.

Caerphilly

Dust and Things - Engraver (Christmas Temporary)

Dust and Things is recruiting an engraver. Pictured: an engraver at work elsewhere in the UK (BPM)

Dust and Things, which sells engraved boards and personalised gifts, is hiring full-time temporary staff for the Christmas period.

The store, based in Western Industrial Estate in Caerphilly, is looking for someone to help with handling and restocking items, packing items and learning and working with laser engraving machinery.

The contract for Engraver (Christmas Temporary) runs for three months, from October to December 2021.

How many hours per week? Unspecified, however this role is full-time

What's the pay? £6.56 to £8.91 per hour

How do I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit indeed.com here.

Cardiff

Royal Mail - Seasonal Mail Sorter

Royal Mail's mail centre in Swansea is recruiting seasonal mail sorters. Pictured: taff unload vans at Royal Mail's sorting office in Filton, Bristol, one of the biggest in the UK (Getty Images)

With Christmas being the busiest time of year for Royal Mail, the company is looking to recruit heaps of extra staff across the UK to work throughout the festive period.

In Wales, mail sorters are required at various mail and sorting centres across the country including at Cardiff Mail Centre and Cardiff Sorting Centre in the capital.

Typical duties include unloading mail and parcels from vans, moving them through warehouses and helping them arrive at their destinations safely.

Royal Mail says most of its sites offer a range of shifts. Typical shift patterns may include early shifts (7am to 2pm), late shifts (2pm to midnight) and night shifts (10.30pm to 6.30am) – but applicants are able to specify which hours they’d prefer to work.

What’s the pay? The pay is £11.40 per hour for a day-time shift and £13.70 for a night-time shift

How do I apply? For more information and to apply for a role at Cardiff Mail Centre (Penarth Road, CF11) and/or Cardiff Sorting Centre (Ty Glas, CF14), visit this page of the Royal Mail Group website.

All Saints and House of Fraser- Holiday Stylist

All Saints and House of Fraser are looking to recruit Holiday Stylists to meet, greet and style customers on the shop floors and help people pick out the perfect gifts for their loved ones. Staff will also be required to assist on tills and fitting rooms, when needed.

Staff are required to work from now until January 1, 2022 and working patterns will vary week on week. Staff may be asked to work over key dates such as Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

How many hours per week? eight hours per week are available at All Saints, and/or 16 hours per week at House of Fraser

What's the pay? Not listed on the job description

How can I apply? You can apply for the role of Holiday Stylist for AllSaints on the AllSaints careers site here and for House of Fraser here.

Au Vodka - Sales Manager (Christmas Temp)

Au Vodka is looking for a Christmas temporary sales manager to set up and manage a pop-up stall in Cardiff.

Roles include interacting with customers, serving testers to customers, handling queries and managing staff and inspiring and motivating the team to deliver excellent customer service.

Au Vodka is looking for someone to work throughout November to early January, including Black Friday, Christmas Eve and Boxing Day. The expected start date for this role is November 1, 2021.

How many hours per week? Full time role, number of hours not listed on the job description

What's the pay? £11 per hour

How can I apply? You can apply for the role of Sales Manager (Christmas Temp) via indeed.com here.

Rent-A-Plant - Christmas Crew

(Daily Post Wales)

Rent-A-Plant in Cardiff is looking for Christmas Crew to help staff install Christmas trees and decor in luxury hotels across South Wales and the West.

Employees will be tasked with making artificial trees in the warehouse and then delivering and installing at different sites in the region.

The company is looking for staff to start from mid to late October, with three-month contracts available.

People need to have a full driving license and be Covid-19 vaccinated.

How many hours per week? 8 per week

What's the pay? £10 to £15 per hour, depending on skill level

How can I apply? You can apply for this role via Indeed.com here

L'Occitane En Provence - Temporary Christmas Sales Associates

L'Occitane En Provence, the skincare and beauty brand, is recruiting for Christmas staff for its boutique in St David's (Dewi Sant) shopping centre in Cardiff.

Various hours are available and contracts range from eight to 24 hours per week, on a fixed-term basis until December 24.

How many hours per week? eight to 24

What's the pay? Not listed on the job description

How can I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the L'Occitane En Provence website here.

MAC - Christmas Retail Artist

(MAC Cosmetics)

Mac, the popular cosmetic company, is recruiting for seasonal staff for its Cardiff shop.

The brand, part of the Estee Lauder company, is looking for highly skilled make-up artists to combine their "creative and technical expertise and passion for people" to welcome and serve customers and offer a high quality in-store experience.

Whilst a qualification in make-up artistry and/or previous experience in make-up stores is preferred, potential applicants with amateur-level experience who can demonstrate a high level of skill and expertise are welcome to apply for the role also.

How many hours per week? The job application doesn't list how many hours are required, but does state that the role is part-time.

What's the pay? Not listed on the job description

How can I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the Estee Lauder (MAC's parent company) employment website.

TK Maxx - Christmas Temp

TK Maxx store. Photo by Colin Lane (Colin Lane/Liverpool Echo)

Popular fashion retailer TK Maxx is recruiting for temporary staff for its Cardiff city centre and Valegate Retail Park stores.

The company is looking for people who will work well in a team and can adapt to different roles, including covering the tills and guiding customers on the shop floor.

Various hours are available throughout the week, TK Maxx says.

How many hours per week? The job application doesn't list how many hours are required.

What's the pay? Not listed on the job description

How can I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the TJX (TK Maxx' parent company) jobs site here for the city centre store, and here for the Valegate Retail Park store.

The Entertainer - Christmas Crew and Sales Assistants (temporary)

The Quadrant's newest permanent store, The Entertainer, is recruiting Christmas staff (Rob Dalling / WalesOnline)

The Entertainer is looking for "Christmas Crew" and temporary sales assistants for its Cardiff store.

The popular toy shop is looking for staff that can be "fully flexible" and is offering 12-hour contracts for people on the Christmas Crew team, and a 12-hour or 20-hour contract for two temporary sales assistants.

Key roles for both positions include approaching and assisting customers, demonstrating toys, helping on the tills and making sure the store remains well-presented.

If you're offered a role in the Christmas Crew team, you can expect three four-hour shifts per week, up until December 31. The days and times that you will work will vary but successful applicants will be offered a mixture of daytime and evening shifts, the toy company says.

Likewise, the days and times for work as a temporary sales assistant have not yet been set. But The Entertainer says: "If you apply for the 20-hour sales assistant position, you will need to be able to work five four-hour shifts between Monday and Saturday each week.

"If you are applying for the 12-hour sales assistant position, you will need to be able to work three four-hour shifts between Monday and Saturday each week."

How many hours per week? 12 for Christmas crew, 12 or 20 for temporary sales assistant (up until December 31)

What’s the pay? Up to £8.91 per hour, depending on age

Are there any other benefits? 20% staff discount

How do I apply? You can apply for a job as Christmas Crew in Cardiff on this page of The Entertainer's career site, and for the temporary sales assistants roles on this page here.

Henry's Cafe and Bar - Part Time Bar Staff (permanent)

A pint of lager being pulled (Mail News Media Ltd)

Popular Cardiff cafe and bar, Henry's, in Park Place is recruiting for part-time bar staff to work over the busy Christmas and New Year period - and then to stay on in the company.

Management are looking for people who can work weekends, as well as Christmas Eve, Boxing Day and New Years Eve for between eight and 20 hours per week.

How many hours per week? eight to 20

What's the pay? Up to £9.01 per hour

How can I apply? You can apply for this role via indeed.com here.

Typo - Christmas Sales Associate

Stationery and gift store Typo is taking on Christmas staff in its Cardiff Grand Arcade store.

The company is looking for people who work well in a team and are keen to meet targets and make the store look "amazing".

How many hours per week? The job application doesn't list how many hours are required.

What's the pay? Not listed on the job description

How can I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit this page of Typo's parent company's website.

Joules - Christmas Sales Assistants

(Joules)

British clothing company Joules is recruiting Christmas Sales Assistants across the UK, including for its Cardiff, Mumbles and Bridgend stores.

The company is offering temporary contracts for the festive period for eight hours per week, with the possibility of extra hours being available and/or required on occasion.

How many hours per week? eight

What's the pay? Not listed on the job description

How can I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the Joules job site here.

Pandora - Seasonal Sales Assistant (temporary)

Pandora in Cardiff is recruiting for temporary sales staff for the festive period.

Part-time roles are available and contracts will run until January 9, 2022 - but "top performing" temporary staff may be invited to stay on and take up permanent work, if they wish to.

How many hours per week? Unspecified

What’s the pay? Not listed on job advert

Are there any other benefits? 55% employee discount on Pandora products, participation in Christmas incentive scheme

How do I apply? For more information on this role and to apply, visit the Cardiff page of the Pandora careers site here.

White Stuff – Seasonal Customer Host Supervisor / Christmas Sales Assistant

White Stuff is recruiting for seasonal "customer host supervisors" (Christmas sales assistants) to join the crew in its Cardiff store.

People interested in applying for work at White Stuff are being asked to fill in an online application form, detailing how many hours they’d like to work and what their availability is like.

How many hours per week? Unspecified

What's the pay ? Not listed on the job advert

How do I apply? For more information on this role and to apply, visit the White Stuff site here.

Carmarthen

Clintons - Seasonal Team Member

Advice has been issued (PA)

Clintons is looking to recruit seasonal staff on zero-hour contracts for its Red Street, Carmarthen store.

Seasonal team members will be tasked with serving and supporting customers on the shop floor and are asked to be flexible with the hours they're available to work.

How many hours per week? Zero-hours contract

What's the pay? £4.97 to £8.91 per hour

How do I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the Carmarthen page of the Clintons jobs site here.

Cwmbran

Clintons - Seasonal Team Member

Clintons is looking to recruit seasonal staff on zero-hour contracts for its Cwmbran store.

Seasonal team members will be tasked with serving and supporting customers on the shop floor and are asked to be flexible with the hours they're available to work.

How many hours per week? Zero-hours contract

What's the pay? £4.97 to £8.91 per hour

How do I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the Clintons jobs site here.

Llandudno

The Entertainer - Christmas Crew

The Entertainer (Derby Telegraph)

The Entertainer is looking for "Christmas Crew" for its store in Llandudno

The popular toy shop is looking for staff that can be "fully flexible" and is offering temporary 12-hour contracts. A standard contract is three four-hour shifts per week, up until December 31.

The days and times that you will work will vary but successful applicants will be offered a mixture of daytime and evening shifts, the toy company says.

Key roles include approaching and assisting customers, demonstrating toys, helping on the tills and maki.ng sure the store remains well-presented.

How many hours per week? 12

What’s the pay? Up to £8.91 per hour, depending on age

Are there any other benefits? 20% staff discount

How do I apply? You can apply for this job on the Llandudno page of The Entertainer's career site here.

Merthyr Tydfil

River Island - Seasonal Staff Sales Advisor

River Island shoppers are loving its new shoes (Andrew Teebay/Liverpool Echo)

Popular high street fashion store River Island is hiring a seasonal sales advisor to work 25 hours per week over the festive season - with the possibility of staying on afterwards.

Staff will be required to work from 1pm to 5pm Mondays to Fridays and will need to work over the Christmas period, including Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day.

How many hours per week? 25

What's the pay? Not listed on the job description

How can I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the River Island jobs page here.

TK Maxx - Christmas Temp

Leading fashion store TK Maxx is recruiting Christmas staff for its store in Merthyr Tydfil.

The company is looking for people who will work well in a team and can adapt to different roles, including covering the tills and guiding customers on the shop floor.

Various hours are available throughout the week, TK Maxx says.

How many hours per week? The job application doesn't list how many hours are required.

What's the pay? Not listed on the job description

How can I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the Merthyr Tydfil page of the TJX (TK Maxx' parent company) jobs site here.

Newport

Boots - Christmas Customer Adviser

Boots is offering a unique £15 service for anyone who's struggling to get a GP appointment (Craig Holmes)

Boots in Newport is hiring a part-time Christmas customer adviser.

Whilst the role is a temporary contract, there could be potential for a permanent role later on depending on the opportunities in the store, Boots says.

Christmas customer advisers are tasked with helping customers pick out the best gifts and helping the store run smoothly, assisting with stock rooms, the shop floor and tills, when needed.

How many hours per week? Various hours available: 16 to 24, 25 to 34 and more than 35 per week

What’s the pay? Unspecified

How do I apply? You can apply for this role on the Boots jobs site here.

Clintons - Seasonal Team Member

Clintons is looking to recruit seasonal staff on zero-hour contracts for its Newport store.

Seasonal team members will be tasked with serving and supporting customers on the shop floor and are asked to be flexible with the hours they're available to work.

How many hours per week? Zero-hours contract

What's the pay? £4.97 to £8.91 per hour

How do I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the Newport page of the Clintons jobs site here.

The Entertainer - Christmas Crew

The Entertainer is looking for "Christmas Crew" for its store in Newport.

The popular toy shop is looking for staff that can be "fully flexible" and is offering temporary 12-hour contracts. A standard contract is three four-hour shifts per week, up until December 31.

The days and times that you will work will vary but successful applicants will be offered a mixture of daytime and evening shifts, the toy company says.

Key roles include approaching and assisting customers, demonstrating toys, helping on the tills and making sure the store remains well-presented.

How many hours per week? 12

What's the pay? Up to £8.91 per hour, depending on age

Are there any other benefits? 20% staff discount

How do I apply? You can apply for this job on the Newport page of The Entertainer's career site here.

Next - Christmas Support

Next Bridgend is recruiting for Christmas Support team members (Manchester Evening News)

Next is recruiting staff for the busy Christmas season and is offering temporary, part-time work in Newport for four weeks over the festive period, to include working on Christmas Eve, Boxing Day and Monday, December 27 2021.

As a Christmas support team member, staff will work on the sales floor and in the stockroom, helping get stock to the sales floor and ensuring all stock is "beautifully presented and ready to be snapped up by our customers".

Shifts are spread throughout the week and staff will have an average of 10.75 hours per week.

Shifts can be seen on the Next website here.

How many hours per week? Average of 10.75 hours per week

What’s the pay? £6.55 to £8.91 per hour

How do I apply? You can apply for this job on the Newport Friars Walk page of the Next careers website here.

Neath Port Talbot

Clintons - Seasonal Team Member

Clintons is looking to recruit seasonal staff on zero-hour contracts for its Neath store.

Seasonal team members will be tasked with serving and supporting customers on the shop floor and are asked to be flexible with the hours they're available to work.

How many hours per week? Zero-hours contract

What's the pay? Unspecified

How do I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the Neath page of the Clintons jobs site here.

The Entertainer - Christmas Crew

The Entertainer is looking for "Christmas Crew" for its Port Talbot store.

The toy store is looking for staff that can be "fully flexible" and is offering 12-hour contracts, typically three four-hour shifts per week, up until December 31.

The days and times that you will work will vary but successful applicants will be offered a mixture of daytime and evening shifts, the toy company says.

Key roles include approaching and assisting customers, demonstrating toys, helping on the tills and making sure the store remains well-presented.

How many hours per week? 12

What’s the pay? Up to £8.91 per hour, depending on age

Are there any other benefits? Sundays off, 20% toy discount, online training package

How do I apply? You can apply for this job on The Entertainer's career site here.

Swansea

Dunelm - Barista/Coffee Shop Assistant (12 week temp)

The role is for a minimum of 20 hours per week. (Andrew Teebay/Liverpool Echo)

Dunelm in Swansea is looking for temporary baristas/coffee shop assistants to work for 12 weeks, for a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Hours will be spread across the week but will include at least one evening and one weekend shift, the company says.

What’s the pay? Dunelm has described the pay as "competitive"

How do I apply? You can apply via the Dunelm careers website.

Dunelm - Sales Assistant (12 week temp)

As well as recruiting for temporary barista/coffee shop assistants, Dunelm in Swansea is also looking for temporary sales assistants for a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Staff are required to be "fully flexible" and hours will be spread throughout the week but will include at least one evening and one weekend shift per week.

How many hours per week? 20

What’s the pay? Dunelm has described the pay as "competitive"

How do I apply? You can apply via the Dunelm careers website.

E-Cigarette Direct – Christmas Customer Adviser

E-Cigarette, on Oxford Street in Swansea, is recruiting part-time Christmas staff (Demi Roberts)

E-Cigarette Direct on Swansea’s Oxford Street is recruiting for customer advisers to deliver exceptional customer service during the busy festive period.

The company is looking for staff to work eight hours per week, at a rate of pay of £8.72 per hour, up until January 10, 2021 and is looking for someone who is flexible and can work in both the Swansea and Neath stores.

What’s the pay? £8.72 per hour

How do I apply? To apply, fill in the job application on job site Hubkin here.

The Entertainer - Christmas Crew

The Entertainer is looking for "Christmas Crew" for its new store in the Quadrant Shopping Centre in Swansea.

The popular toy shop is looking for staff that can be "fully flexible" and is offering 12-hour contracts, typically three four-hour shifts per week, up until December 31.

The days and times that you will work will vary but successful applicants will be offered a mixture of daytime and evening shifts, the toy company says.

Key roles include approaching and assisting customers, demonstrating toys, helping on the tills and making sure the store remains well-presented.

How many hours per week? 12

What’s the pay? Up to £8.91 per hour, depending on age

Are there any other benefits? Sundays off, 20% toy discount, online training package

How do I apply? You can apply for this job on The Entertainer’s career site.

Iceland – Retail Assistant (seasonal)

Iceland is recruiting Christmas staff [pictured; an Iceland supermarket elsewhere in the UK] (Aldershot News and Mail)

Iceland is recruiting for seasonal retail assistants for its Cwmdu, Swansea store.

The retail assistants will support shoppers and the rest of the team during the busy festive period, and will be paid a salary of £9 per hour.

What’s the pay? £9 per hour

How do I apply? For more information on this role and to apply, visit the Iceland page on the Kallidus Recruit (recruitment company) website.

Pandora – Seasonal Sales Assistant (temporary)

Pandora in Swansea is recruiting for temporary sales staff for the festive period.

Part-time roles are available and contracts will run until January 9, 2022 - but "top performing" temporary staff may be invited to stay on and take up permanent work, if they wish to.

H ow many hours per week? Unspecified

What’s the pay? Not listed on job advert

Are there any other benefits? 55% employee discount on Pandora products, participation in Christmas incentive scheme

How do I apply? For more information on this role and to apply, visit the Pandora careers site.

Primark - Retail Assistant (temporary)

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Primark in Swansea is looking for part-time retail assistants, for six hours per week.

A mixture of shifts will be available, including mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends.

There is no specific end date listed on the Primark jobs site, but the job is listed as a 'fixed term' role.

What's the pay? £8.51 or £9.09 per hour

How do I apply? You can apply via the Primark careers website.

Royal Mail at Swansea Mail Centre – Seasonal Mail Sorter

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Unsurprisingly, Christmas is the busiest time of year for Royal Mail – so the company is looking to recruit extra staff across the UK.

In Swansea, mail sorters are required at the Swansea Mail Centre and duties include unloading mail and parcels from vans, moving them through warehouses and helping them arrive at their destinations safely.

Royal Mail says most of its sites offer a range of shifts. Typical shift patterns may include early shifts (7am to 2pm), late shifts (2pm to midnight) and night shifts (11.45pm to 6.30am) – but applicants are able to specify which hours they’d prefer to work.

What’s the pay? The pay is £11.40 per hour for a day-time shift and £13.70 for a night-time shift

How do I apply? For more information, and to apply, visit the Royal Mail jobs site.

Tesco Extra Fforestfach – Festive Colleagues

Tesco extra Fforestfach is hiring 'festive colleagues' (Gayle Marsh)

Tesco extra in Fforestfach Retail Park is recruiting for "festive colleagues" this Christmas.

Various shifts are available, Tesco says, but little information has been shared on what days and times these shifts would run on.

The salary is listed as "competitive" and full information of the roles and hours available will be shared with successful applicants during the recruitment process.

What’s the pay? Tesco has described the pay as "competitive"

How do I apply? To express your interest and to apply for a role, visit the Tesco careers website here.

Tesco Swansea Llansamlet – Festive Colleagues (nights and twilights)

As well as Tesco Extra Fforestfach, Tesco Swansea Llansamlet is also recruiting for “festive colleagues” - but is specifically looking for staff to cover nights and twilight shifts.

The salary is listed as "competitive" and full information of the roles and hours available will be shared with successful applicants during the recruitment process.

What’s the pay? Tesco has described the pay as "competitive"

How do I apply? To express your interest and to apply for a role, visit the Tesco careers website here.

Tesco Swansea Marina – Festive Colleagues

Tesco in Swansea Marina is also recruiting for seasonal staff this year.

Various shifts are available, Tesco says, but little information has been shared on what days and times these shifts would run on.

The salary is listed as “competitive” and full information of the roles and hours available will be shared with successful applicants during the recruitment process.

What’s the pay? "Competitive"

How do I apply? To express your interest and to apply for a role, visit the Tesco careers website here.

Tesco Swansea Marina – Festive Colleague (nights and twilights)

As well as festive colleagues to work in the day-time, Tesco Swansea Marina is also recruiting for seasonal staff to work nights and twilight shifts.

Again, the salary is simply listed as “competitive”. Full information of the role and hours available will be shared with successful applicants during the recruitment process.

What’s the pay? Tesco has described the pay as "competitive"

How do I apply? To express your interest and to apply for a role, visit the Tesco careers website here.

White Stuff (Mumbles) – Seasonal Customer Host Supervisor / Christmas Sales Assistant

White Stuff in Mumbles is recruiting Christmas staff - and there are a wide range of shifts available [Pictured: a White Stuff store elsewhere in the UK] (Adam Gerrard / Daily Mirror)

White Stuff is recruiting for seasonal "customer host supervisors" (Christmas sales assistants) to join the crew in its Swansea Mumbles store.

People interested in applying for work at White Stuff are being asked to fill in an online application form, detailing how many hours they’d like to work and what their availability is like.

It’s understood the seasonal contracts will be part-time and will run until January 9.

What's the pay ? Not listed on the job advert

How do I apply? For more information on this role and to apply, visit the White Stuff careers website.

The Works - Seasonal Sales Assistant

The Works in Swansea is looking for seasonal sales assistants to work four hours per week in the run-up to Christmas.

Staff will be working as part of a small and close-knit team, supporting colleagues and helping customers in the store.

What's the pay? Not listed on the job advert.

Are there any other benefits? 25% discount of products in the store

How do I apply? For more information on this role and to apply, visit The Works' job site.

Joules - Christmas Sales Assistants

British clothing company Joules is recruiting Christmas Sales Assistants across the UK, including for its Mumbles, Cardiff and Bridgend shops.

The company is offering temporary contracts for the festive period for eight hours per week, with the possibility of extra hours being available and/or required on occasion.

How many hours per week? eight

What's the pay? Not listed on the job description

How can I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the Joules job site here

C2 Recruitment [on behalf of a national supermarket] - Christmas Temp Stock Replenisher

C2 Recruitment is recruiting for clothing stock replenishers to work in the clothing department of a supermarket in Swansea throughout the Christmas season. The supermarket has not been named in the job advert.

Work runs from Tuesday, November 2 to January 2022 and staff will work up to four days a week between Monday and Friday. Shifts will be four hours, usually 6pm to 10pm with a 15-minute paid break.

How many hours per week? Up to 16

What’s the pay? £9.10 per hour

How do I apply? You can apply for this role via the C2 Recruitment site here.

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Clintons - Seasonal Team Member

Clintons is looking to recruit seasonal staff on zero-hour contracts for its store in Eagles Meadow, Wrexham.

Seasonal team members will be tasked with serving and supporting customers on the shop floor and are asked to be flexible with the hours they're available to work.

How many hours per week? Zero-hours contract

What's the pay? £4.97 to £8.91 per hour

How do I apply? For more information and to apply for the role, visit the Wrexham page of the Clintons jobs site here.

The Entertainer - Christmas Crew

The Entertainer is looking for "Christmas Crew" for its store in Wrexham.

The toy store is looking for staff that can be "fully flexible" and is offering 12-hour contracts, typically three four-hour shifts per week, up until December 31.

The days and times that you will work will vary but successful applicants will be offered a mixture of daytime and evening shifts, the toy company says.

Key roles include approaching and assisting customers, demonstrating toys, helping on the tills and making sure the store remains well-presented.

How many hours per week? 12

What’s the pay? Up to £8.91 per hour, depending on age

Are there any other benefits? Sundays off, 20% toy discount, online training package

How do I apply? You can apply for this job on The Entertainer’s career site.


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