Tips on Finding a Part-Time or Evening Job

Tips on Finding a Part-Time or Evening Job

Updated: Feb 24

Are you thinking of snapping up a second career to earn extra cash? Plenty of you jobseekers out there have another career running in the background where, “more than 320,500 self-employed people in Britain are working two or more jobs ,” according to a study by the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE).


There might be a number of reasons why you would want to take up a part-time job particularly in the evening. You might want less human interaction, since most jobs are during the day time. There is less hubbub and you might tend to stay up at night. You might want to earn extra money and can multi-task your other commitments around an evening role.


So, if you are on the look out for a part-time evening job here are some handy suggestions:


Customer service evening positions

If you enjoy talking to people and helping solve issues and queries, here are some examples of jobs:

· Customer service advisor

· Dispatcher

· Cashier

· Receptionist

· Help desk worker


Driving positions

If you enjoy being out on the road in the late evenings and throughout the night, you could take up one (or two, it’s up to you) of the following evening positions:

· Delivery driver

· Truck driver

· Taxi driver

· Limousine driver


Security positions

Universities, hospitals, stores open till late and nightclubs are all examples of areas whereby security jobs will be high in demand. Here are some positions:

· Campus security guard

· Security guard

· Security officer

· Bouncer


Healthcare positions

The NHS works around-the-clock and is always in need of night-time staff. If you want to work within the healthcare sector or on the administrative side of things, there is always a position available depending on what you are looking for. Here are some examples of positions to search:


· Nursing assistant

· Medical assistant

· Clinical lab technician

· Vocational nurse

· Practical nurse

· Support worker


Teaching positions

Do you like teaching and helping others to thrive and learn new skills? There are many roles that involve teaching during the evening. Students may have work or family commitments during the day which will raise the demands of being taught new skills during evening hours which would suit their needs. Let's have a look at some of the roles available within this sector:


· Tutor

· Online tutor

· Adult education teacher

· Teacher specialized in a particular field such as: music or dancing.


Hospitality positions

This area covers a broad spectrum of industries, targeting jobs in hotels and restaurants to casinos and amusement parks. Here are some great examples of evening jobs you could consider if you’re looking for one:


· Chef

· Cook

· Waiter

· Bartender

· DJ

· Housekeeper


Final thoughts

Overall, with many people opting to take on numerous job roles due to personal circumstances and commitments, there most certainly is scope and opportunities to do so. If you need a hand with being pointed in the right direction or need advice, contact our expert team – Send Me Your CV today. We're always happy to help.


Good luck jobseekers!




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