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Weekend Jobs at First Response

First Response Saturday Jobs

We are hiring!

Competition for employment opportunities around the country is as high as it has ever been and at First Response we believe there is no such thing as too soon when it comes to getting ahead in your career, which is why we have developed our Saturday Support Programme.

The programme is for those aged 16-18 and in college education. We understand that it can be a confusing time with so many potential options for your future so our programme will offer you real working skills as you prepare to make these big decisions.

Opportunities at First Response

Why you should want to join the programme

  • A chance to work within in a UK’s Top 10 Best Company to Work For

  • Competitive pay with overtime opportunities

  • You will have the opportunity to acquire a wide range of skills and experience in important roles within the business

  • You will have close support throughout the programme focused on your own personal development

Where it can lead

  • To a full time position at First Response

  • To a paid apprenticeship programme

The programme is designed primarily as an entry point for our degree apprenticeship, those that prove themselves both in the work environment and in their academic results will have the first opportunities to join our apprenticeship programme. Find out more at:

Apprenticeship Info

Where can a Saturday job lead?

Best Companies since 2011
First Response are a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work for since 2011. We started in the "small" category but soon moved to the "mid" sized category, where we have been in the top 10 spot since. In 2017 we were 9th and in 2016 we were 7th.

We use Best Companies as a way to understand what’s working well and what’s not working so well across the business. A prime example of when we have put this into practice was after 2015’s results. We saw a dip to 92nd place so quickly set to work finding out how we could improve this. We made changes and the following year we had our best ever result!



In order to apply you must have/be:

  • Minimum 16 years old and currently attending college

  • An interest in taking the first steps towards our sponsored degree apprenticeship

  • The right to work in the UK

All details will be checked during recruitment so please ensure they are correct.

Places are limited and only available to those looking to join our apprenticeship programme in the future. This programme does not guarantee acceptance onto the apprenticeship.

Important Information


Location: Nottingham

Application Deadline: 19th July 2019

Salary: £6.83 per hour

Working Hours: Saturday 10.00 - 16.00

Additional Info:
Overtime available ad-hoc
(likely to be outside of term time or bank holidays)

30 minutes for lunch

4 paid holiday days per year (pro rata)

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