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Royal mail take on any age from 17 but don't take on postman/woman on full time hours. All new starters are on part time basis because of seniority.

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You will need a full birth certificate, with at least one of your parents name on, the short one is not accepted

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To be honest it as such a time ago I really can't remember but with overtime each month would vary throughout the year

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Night shift: 3 breaks:
1. First break - 40 mins.
2. One hour for something to eat.
3. Final break - 20 mins.

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Overtime was available when I worked there

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You are offered specific shifts at specific locations, mine being the main sorting office in Fulwood. People do travel here from other towns, so this seems to be the place to be.

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