Packing Operative

Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Ltd are recruiting on behalf of one of our clients for a Packing Operative. They are looking for a well-rounded and hardworking individual to join their team.

The company is a small and bespoke family based, and has been in business for 42 years, and prides itself on the ethics and decency.

Packing Operative Overview:

  • Operating production equipment
  • Packing of product
  • Helping organise production space
  • Cleaning and tidying
  • Occasional help in other areas when needed

Packing Operative Hours and Pay

  • Starting at £20,000/year, with the potential to rise to £24-25,000
  • 09:00-17:00, Monday to Friday, full time. PERMANENT
  • Position is based in Hixon, so reliable transport is required.

Office Administrator

Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Ltd are looking for an Office Administrator to join their new client based in Stone, Staffordshire.

It is a comfortable office environment, working within a small team who are looking to expand. For the right candidate, there is the opportunity to grow with the company.

About the Company:

Our client has a long-standing reputation for delivering high quality lighting designs and products to commercial clients.

Candidate Requirements

  • Experience within an administration focused role.
  • Sales experience is preferred but not essential.
  • Highly customer focused with a ‘can do’ attitude, keen eye for detail and strong communication skills
  • Comfortable working individually or as part of a team
  • Familiar with Sage Software (200) and Microsoft Excel and have the ability to work with and learn bespoke software packages
  • A confident and professional communicator
  • Capable of using own skills and expertise
  • Business proficient in Italian would be advantageous but not a requirement

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide day to day administration and support for the Sales Department
  • Provide ad-hoc administration and support to other staff members
  • Provide sales administration including sales order and purchase order processing
  • General administrative duties including telephone handling, printing, filing and emails
  • Stock Control is done using the Sage Software – training is provided for right candidate


  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Good holiday and pension contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • On-site parking
  • Casual dress
  • Private medical/dental insurance

Hours and Pay

  • Full time and permanent position
  • Monday to Friday 08:45-17:00
  • £20,000-£22,000/year

Children’s Support Worker

We are currently looking for 2-3 experienced Support Workers that have experience working in the Children’s Sector, or previous experience working in care and are looking for a career in Residential Childcare.

This is a Specialist Care Company that has a genuine commitment to making a real difference to young lives.

As a Support Worker, you will be providing a combination of support and domestic care. You will be empathetic and understanding of the trauma those in your care have suffered which can manifest in to very challenging behaviours.

You must be at least 23 years of age and have the following:

  • 2 years experience in the care sector
  • Full driving licence with access to own transport
  • Flexible to work a 24 hour shift pattern, 2 days on, 3 days off – sleep-ins when on shift.

For this role the successful applicant will undergo an enhanced DBS

Support Worker Remuneration

  • £23,400/year
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Career Progression