UPDATE 06/April/2020: COVID-19 linked Vacancies

Responding to the large number of employment-related queries we are receiving in response to the current Coronavirus situation, we have collated a list of local companies that have urgent vacancies to fill.


Today’s (06/04/2020) vacancy update. New entries in bold.

Please note many Retail vacancies are getting filled very quickly.

See Indeed and Find A Job for any additional positions.



Tesco have sent this link through if prospective candidates want to put in their postcode it will show availability of jobs in their areas. There is availability for temporary Part time Customer Service Assistants – personal shoppers. 2am-6am and customer assistants – shelf filling [nights] in Lowestoft  www.tesco-careers.com

Morrisons-www.morrisons.jobs – customer assistant [nights], café assistant and market street [Lowestoft]

Iceland –www.icelandcareers.co.uk +Indeed  Zero Hours – Home Delivery Driver. Beccles only.

CSS UK Ltd – are recruiting Retail Security Guards

Work available in Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth and Bury St Edmunds areas.

£9.00 per hour ongoing for at least 3 months.

If you have an SIA licence call – 0787 2652494




There are numerous vacancies in care, some are permanent positions others are temporary over the Covid-19 period.   A selection are below, but all sites/social media have ads from Care agencies/companies.

Atalian Servest – Cleaner in Lowestoft, previous exp. not essential – Apply via Find a Job or Indeed

Barchester –  Care Assistant, Care Home Manager, Housekeeping Assistant, Hospitality Host and Nurse’s required – Apply on their website – jobs.barchester.com

Better Healthcare – Healthcare Staff and Support Workers, full and part time positions in Lowestoft, email cv to  norwich@betterhealthcare.co.uk  or call 01603 616999

Swanstaff Recruitment –Healthcare Workers for clients within Lowestoft earlies,lates long days and nights please ring 01473 558443.

Manorcourt Homecare –Community Care Assistant Lowestoft and Gorleston – INDEED

Cera Care require full time permanent care assistants, no experience required, training given to suitable candidates.  Positions  in  Norwich, Loddon, Hingham, Wymondham, Long Stratton, Diss, Hethersett & Poringland areas click here for full details or  www.ceracare.co.uk

Bluebird Care have some live in care positions in the Norwich/Broadland area full details – www.bluebirdcare.co.uk/careers

Care UK – have clinical and non-clinical roles in Lowestoft area  www.careers.careuk.com

Affinity Trust- affinitytrust.org/jobs/jobs-list  Support Workers and Bank Support Workers

Barchester Healthcare – Oulton Broad – Housekeeping Assistant – Registered Nurse Care Home [find a Job]

Community Care Worker – Deben Willow Care Limited – Leiston area. [indeed]

James Paget Hospital-jpaget.nhs.uk/work-for-us

Norfolk and Norwich l.stebbings@select.co.uk

Bungay House Broome-Contact Nicki on 01986 895270 Part time Support Worker roles available 14-21 hours per week

Care Temp office@care-temp.co.uk

Stradbroke Court Residential Care Home-01502 322799 Care Assistant day and nights- with 6 months experience


Emergency Call Handlers 999 calls[temporary] – East of England Ambulance Service Trust – Norwich must have 4 GCSE’s at Grade C or above [or equivalent qualification] [Indeed]  


Beccles –Repeat Prescription Coordinator – NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG [up to 10 WTE]  Pharmacy/GP experience helpful but not essential. Excellent customer service skills essential.  [Indeed]




7.5T / C1 Driver Vacancy with The Best Connection – Call Andy or Michelle on 01603 662154

HGV1 FRIDGE DRIVERS – days/nights ongoing/ad hoc cover based out of Lowestoft.  Must have 6 months HGV experience plus CPC and digi card.  Can apply via findajob.dwp.gov.uk or call ARC Norfolk on 01603 663165.

Hermes-www.beacourier.co.uk self-employed must have own car.




G.I. Group Birdseye –email cv to lowestoft@gigroup.com or ring Jamie on 01502 568033.

2Sisters Flixton are recruiting Production Operatives.

For temporary work if you have been laid off and waiting to return to your employers apply to Staffline – enquiries@staffline.co.uk

For permanent work apply direct to 2Sisters via Indeed or their Facebook page

Contract Personnel are recruiting for Bernard Matthews. A variety of roles including hygiene operatives and shifts available at Holton

Subsidised transport is available from Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

Night shift workers required .

Please contact  BMTeam@contract-personnel.ltd.uk or 01603 764044

Daysecure -Security Officer – Holton – at busy factory site.  Must have 3 years’ experience and SIA licence.  [indeed]

Cranswick Foods Chicken Factory at Eye urgently require factory workers.

They are very keen to support all customers but especially those whose jobs may be effected by COVID-19

Buses laid on from Yarmouth/Ipswich and possible other locations.

Customers can call either of the 3 recruitment agencies who are working to fill the roles

Prestige Recruitment Specialists –  01953 884100

Jark KL ltd- 01362 882581

Gap Personnel – 01603 767617

Select Appointments are still recruiting for Norfolk & Norwich Hospital

There are currently approx. 40 positions available. Some temporary, some temporary to permanent.

Roles for cleaners and porters with set shifts and hours

Anyone who can travel to Norwich independently and is immediately available will need to email Katie Barnard – k.barnard@select.co.uk

the consultant managing the roles she will take it from there.


0600 – 1400

0700 – 1430

1400 – 2200

Pay Rate – £8.21 per hour



The Army are still recruiting despite the office being closed to face to face callers -Should you be working with any individual interested in an Army career, please do still direct them to telephone their local Army careers office. A number of virtual tools have been developed to support those considering making an application. The link to the new “Virtual Army Careers Centre” is below – feel free to share this with any jobseekers who are interested in a career with the Army.


Other virtual tools that may assist jobseekers whilst careers centres are closed include the Army’s Facebook pages (British Army & Army Jobs) and Instagram account.

Contact details for Army Careers Offices can be found here:


More information on eligibility and the application process is available from the Army Recruitment Helpline: Tel: 0345 600 8080

This offer is particularly suited to 18-21 year old customers.

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