Part Time Jobs

Part-time jobs provide employment opportunities where a role might not demand a full-time employee, where the amount of work is variable, or where candidates want a degree of flexibility from their employment.

A typical part-time vacancy offers fewer hours per week – so whereas full-time employment is usually around 35-40 hours per week, part-time roles might offer 16-20 hours per week, although some roles might involve flexible or variable working hours as appropriate.

While the contact time between employer and employee might be less, it is still important to place the right candidates into part-time jobs to make sure everybody gets maximum value for money out of those hours, and at Alexander Hancock we work to deliver the same quality on these vacancies as we do for full-time roles.

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Out of Hours Customer Service Executive

Job Ref: 6669

Job Type: PART

Location: Cheadle

Salary: £19,000 - 21,000 Pro Rata

Posted: 6th August, 2019

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Part Time Call Handler

Job Ref: 6452

Job Type: PART

Location: Northwich

Salary: £16,000 pro rata

Posted: 13th August, 2018

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Types of Part-Time Vacancies

All kinds of jobs can be offered as part-time vacancies, whether on flexible hours, to account for a variable work load, or as part of a job share arrangement, along with many, many other reasons why a full-time vacancy might not be suitable.

Alexander Hancock recruit for part-time roles in all industries and sectors, commonly including:

  • Accounts
  • Customer Service
  • Health Service
  • Marketing
  • Telesales

We recognise that candidates have a broad range of reasons to prefer part-time job opportunities, whether you have family commitments, an unusually difficult commute, or you just want a more flexible work-life balance.

Part-time careers can be every bit as fulfilling and long-term as full-time jobs, while for some candidates they offer a good way to ease back into work after a sabbatical, or to take on a role that allows you to expand on your existing transferable skills.

How Part-Time Roles Work

The defining aspect of part-time jobs is the number of hours per week – and not the overall duration of the employment, which can continue indefinitely in a permanent part-time job, or might instead be offered on a temporary, fixed-term or contract basis.

Part-time roles may be advertised based on an hourly rate of pay, or a pro rata amount based on the salary that would be paid for the equivalent full-time role.

As with all of the employment opportunities we recruit for, Alexander Hancock work to place the best candidates into each vacancy at competitive rates, for the mutual benefit of both the employer and the employee, no matter what the terms of the vacancy may be.

I was very impressed with Alexander Hancock’s recruitment services. I was invited into their offices for an interview and given the choice of two immediate vacancies, both of which sounded fabulous. Anneliese organised an interview straight away that week with one of the companies. During that week I received an amazing amount of support including interview technique. I even had a reminder call on the day of the interview. I then received update calls regarding company feedback and reaction after the interview-and when I got the job Anneliese was straight on the phone to give me the good news. The support didn’t end there… I have had calls to confirm that the contract is on its way and making sure I was happy with every thing. The service has been so friendly and supportive,I can’t thank Anneliese enough! I’ll definitely be recommending this agency to anyone who is looking for employment. (I am still waiting to hear from other agencies in Manchester that I signed on with!!)

Elizabeth