Q: How do I apply for a vacancy at Adelie?
A: Simply click on the Work for Us page. Select the role you wish to apply for and follow the direction given at the bottom of each advert.
Q: There are no vacancies showing in the department or location I am interested in?
A: If there aren’t any vacancies listed we’re not currently recruiting. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest for future vacancies. In the email please state the type of role and location you are interested in working.
Q: How long does the recruitment process take?
A: It depends on the role you’re applying for. As a general rule, the entire process of recruiting a specialist role or management role will take between four and eight weeks. For hourly paid roles, the recruitment process will take up to two weeks.
Q: Is the online application process secure?
A: Yes, we ensure all personal information you provide is protected from unauthorised use. Applications will only be share with the Recruitment Team and the Hiring Manager.
Q: Can I apply for more than one vacancy?
A: Yes, you can apply for as many vacancies as you wish. However, we will only consider one of your applications at a time, so think carefully about what role you apply for and where you wish to work.
Q: How long will it take to apply for a role?
A: It’s really quick. It should take less than 10 minutes to submit your CV.
Q: What if I don’t have my own computer or e-mail?
A: There are a number of places in your area that have free public access to computers. Try your local public library, Jobcentre Plus or an internet cafe.
Q: Can I complete a paper instead of e-mailing a CV?
A: No, unfortunately not. The online process is a key part of our recruitment process. In order to ensure consistency and the same experience for every candidate, we only accept online applications.
After you apply
Q: How long will it take for someone to contact me?
A: We aim to contact you as quickly as possible, which is usually within seven to ten days of receiving your application. We try to contact all candidates, even if they’re unsuccessful – so if you haven’t heard back, please email the Recruitment Team at email@example.com for an update.
Q: What shall I wear for the interview?
A: Manufacturing or Distribution: Smart business dress is recommended. Remember you may be going into our manufacturing hall as well as having a formal interview. For this we suggest:
- A warm top
- Socks as you will required to wear our footwear
- No jewellery, except a plain wedding ring
- No nail varnish, false nails or excessive make up
If you are unable to comply with any of the dress requirements, please let the Hiring Manager know prior to your interview.
A: Adelie HQ: Unless otherwise informed, please wear smart business dress.
You may be turned away from the interview and your application terminated if you are not appropriately dressed.
Q: What documents should I provide as proof of eligibility to work in the UK?
A: We are required to check your eligibility to work in the UK before we employ you. You must be able to provide a valid passport or a valid UK visa and proof of National Insurance number. Only original documents will be accepted.
Q: If I’m not successful can I apply again?
A: Yes, you can apply again, but ensure you make a new application.
Working for us
Q: What are the pay rates at Adelie?
A: We ensure that our pay rates remain competitive. For more information, refer to the individual vacancy.
Q: How often do I get paid?
A: This will be every week for hourly paid employees and monthly for salaried employees.
Q: What types of shifts will I be doing?
A: Our manufacturing and distribution sites operate 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. All hours are detailed in the specific job advert. Adelie HQ operates normal office hours of 9am-5pm.
Q: What should I wear to work?
A: For office work smart business dress is recommended. For those in factories and distribution centres, all PPE is provided. However, as you may be working in a chilled environment of 0-5 degrees we recommend you wear warm clothing.
Q: Does Adelie promote its employees?
A: Yes. We value talent and encourage employees to remain within our business. Read some of our colleague testimonials here, and see how they have developed with Adelie.