DOZENS of new jobs are available as a discount supermarket bids to fill positions at two new stores.

Aldi, the UK’s 5th largest and fastest-growing supermarket, is recruiting for a number of colleagues in the South Lakes, as a result of its continued popularity and growth across the region.

The supermarket is looking for 30 store assistants for its stores in Barrow, as well as its existing Kendal store and Ulverston store, which is due to open in November.

Hardworking candidates are being targeted for Aldi’s store assistant positions to carry out responsibilities such as accurate and efficient till operation, stock management and merchandising. Full training will be provided over a six-week period and roles are available from 15 to 30 hours a week, with salaries starting at £9.10 per hour, rising to £10.41 per hour, and a realistic prospect of progression.

Sandy Mitchell, regional managing director at Aldi, said: “As Aldi’s popularity and increased demand for Aldi’s award-winning product continues to grow, we’re in a great position to create a number of opportunities in the South Lakes area.

“As an award-winning employer, Aldi offers fantastic benefits, from competitive pay, a fantastic working environment and an abundance of progression opportunities for its colleagues. We are invested in every colleague’s long term career development to ensure our teams feel engaged, challenged and motivated.”

Applications and more information on all of Aldi’s store positions at