Our Baggage Handlers work a variety of shift patterns including weekends, to provide support to Cruise Terminals and Operators with the identification and handling of passenger baggage to and from the Cruise Ship and using the baggage conveyor.

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Job Ref: Baggage Handler
Standard hourly rate: £9.27
Location: Cruise Terminal, Port of Southampton

All of our Baggage Handlers abide by the Safe System of Work procedures, are fully compliant with the Health and Safety at Work Act and operate to preserve and foster sound environmental practices within their duties.

The Port operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and work is available across the year on cruise ship days.

All applications are welcomed, including students – Minimum age is 17.

Full training is provided including the Safe System of Work procedures, Manual Handling and Health and Safety at Work to operate preserve and foster sound environmental practices within all duties.

We are proud of our status and working relationship with our customers and wish to continue to provide a high standard and quality of service to exceed our customers’ expectations.

The application process

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Please be aware that this application form will need to be printed to be completed.

All aspects of the form need to be completed in order for us to process it.

It can then needs to be returned by post to the HR office at Canute Chambers, Canute Road, Ocean Village or you can email it back to us using the Apply Now form

You will also need to send  a copy of your passport, photo page or your birth certificate and proof of your National Insurance number.

If you require settlement status, you will need to get a checking code from – prove your status to your employer.

Selected candidates will receive full training for the position.

The assessment days will be held on various days, depending on the number of candidates and their availability.