Northamptonshire Wood Recycling 

An essential part of our business is the sale of the great wood and timber we collect. Word has spread and we are very busy. We need a part time shop assistant to help with some of the following duties:

Serving behind the till


Preparing the timber for sale 

Keeping the shop clean, tidy and safe​

Answering the phone

Helping customers with their purchases

You should have an interest in wood or DIY and have some basic knowledge of wood and timber. A good level of maths and english is essential. We need someone friendly, confident and able to work alone as some days you may be required to open and close the shop on your own.

For the part-time role we are looking for someone to cover Friday to Sunday, around 20 hours a week but more hours are available.

Applicants must :

· Have experience of working in a retail environment preferably trade counter, timber merchant or DIY

· Be confident & friendly

· Be able to use POS equipment and software

Uniform and PPE is provided.

Salary £8.50 to £9.00 per hour

For both roles please send a CV with a covering letter to

 Part-time Recycling Operative 

 Wood Shop Assistant - Part time

Working with us

Due to an increase in work we require a Part Time Recycling Operative to join our team. Northamptonshire Wood Recycling CIC work with local and national companies to collect, re-use and recycle waste wood and timber. As a community interest company we work to reduce the amount of really useful wood entering the waste stream whilst offering work experience, volunteering and employment to long term unemployed. We do this by offering local businesses and public a low cost alternative to skip hire.

We are looking for someone with an interest in wood and recycling  to help us rescue as much timber as possible. The role is extremely physical. You will be loading waste wood, pallets, ply sheets and other assorted waste onto our 3.5t caged tippers by hand. You will be responsible for driving one of our vans and making collections from building sites, commercial customers and the public.

For the part-time role we are looking for someone to cover 2  days a week with days to be agreed.

Applicants need to :

· Have experience of driving 3.5t vehicles for 3 years or more

· Be able to use some basic hand tools.

· Be able to complete the required paperwork.

· Work independently whilst supervising volunteers.

· Able to work safely.

· Able to lift and carry heavy loads.

· Over 25 for insurance


· Have a CSCS card or be prepared to study for it

· Have an interest in wood or woodwork

The salary is up to £20k per annum after an initial period and there is the opportunity for overtime. Pro-rata for part time role.