ALDI is currently looking to recruit 125 store colleagues in Cumbria.

In a welcome boost to the economy, the UK’s fourth-largest supermarket is looking for people of all levels of experience to fill roles across the region's stores.

This includes full-time and part-time positions such as Stock Assistant and Store Assistant, all the way up to Store Manager, with salaries of up to £62,000.

Stores in Cumbria where Aldi is looking to hire include Kendal, Penrith and Workington.

The recruitment push forms part of Aldi’s nationwide expansion drive, with the supermarket set to open an average of one new store a week across the UK between now and Christmas.

Kelly Stokes, Recruitment Director at Aldi UK, said: "As we continue to invest in new stores, we’re looking for hundreds more colleagues to join our incredible teams in Cumbria.  

"Working at Aldi means a great working environment and real opportunities to progress within the business, and we look forward to welcoming even more people to be a part of our success in the future."

Starting pay for Store Assistants at Aldi is £11.40 per hour nationally and £12.85 per hour inside the M25, with the supermarket also paying for breaks.

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