Job no: 532971
Work type: Full time
Site: South Shields
Categories: Mechanic, Auto Technician, MOT Tester, Autocentre Colleagues
Location: Tyne and Wear
Brand: Halfords Autocentres
£1,000 Signing on bonus, paid in 2 x £500 instalments, one in your first month’s pay and one after 12 months’ service.
This role is based at our South Shields centre
Experienced MOT Tester? Vehicle Technician / Mechanic wanting to gain MOT Tester status?
Join a great team - and the UK’s largest vehicle service, maintenance and repair business. You’ll have access to industry leading recognised training as well as some amazing benefits.
To be a success in this role you’ll need:
* A successful track record in a workshop environment
* Confidence and skills in all aspects of vehicle maintenance
* Great communication skills, as you’ll be talking to customers, and working with a team
* Experience of meeting compliance standards across Health and Safety and quality
* Already qualified? You’ll need a valid class 4 and 7 MOT testing licence
* Looking to qualify? You’ll need NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) / time served experience, and we’ll train you with an Automotive Technician Accreditation course
* A full driving licence with no more than 9 points
We know that everyone has different priorities at different stages of their lives, so we offer a wide range of rewards and benefits. As well as holiday and contributory pension, you can expect to enjoy:
* 25% off most of our products in Halfords Retail stores and online
* Amazing discounts of up to 60% on your garage bills at Halfords Autocentre
* Discount on Halfords Breakdown Cover, with bike cover as standard for all annual policies
* At least 25% colleague discount at Tredz
* Life assurance
* Discounts on everything from groceries and shopping through to holidays, insurance, days out, restaurants and more
* Employee assistance programme offering free, independent, confidential support and counselling 24 hours a day, seven days a week
* Fantastic Trade Price Bike Scheme - buy one bike per year from a range of bikes which have been significantly reduced
* Option to join our Sharesave scheme: save to purchase shares at a 20% discount
* Cycle2Work scheme
* Wagestream – a financial planning app that gives you more control over your pay. Access up to 30% of your pay as you earn it and save automatically from your salary to build a rainy-day fund for the future
* Health Cash Plan - claim cash back towards your healthcare costs and get access to health and well-being services
We’re in an exciting chapter – rapidly growing our business with a focus on motoring services and electric mobility. We’re the UK’s leading retailer of motoring and cycling products and services, and the UK’s largest vehicle service, maintenance and repair business. Join us and be part of our success story in getting the nation safely back on the move.
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