FAQ – Applying for a job at YamYam
How do I apply for a vacancy at Yam Yam To Go?
You can either apply online or go to your nearest store.
How long does the recruitment process take?
It depends on the role you’re applying for. As a general rule, the entire process of recruiting will take between two and eight weeks.
How old do you need to be to work at Yam Yam To Go?
You must be at least 16 years old to work at Yam Yam To Go
Is your online application process secure?
Yes, Yam Yam To Go’s online application process is secure.
Can I apply for more than one vacancy?
Yes, you can apply for as many vacancies as you wish. Please note that we will only consider one of your applications at a time.
How long will it take to apply online?
Our online application process should take no longer than 1 hour, depending on the role you are applying for.
Why is my local restaurant not showing any vacancies?
All of our restaurants advertise their vacancies on our website, so if there aren’t any listed this means they are not currently hiring.
What if I don’t have my own computer or email account?
You can visit you nearest Yam Yam To Go Store or there are a number of places in your area that have free public access to computers. Try your local public library, Jobcentre Plus or an internet cafe.
Can I complete a paper application instead of applying online?
Yes, please visit your nearest Yam Yam To Go Store.
After you apply
How long will it take for someone to contact me?
If your application is successful at this stage you will be contacted directly to arrange an interview.
What shall I wear to the interview?
Smart casual dress, clean and tidy.
What documents should I provide as proof of eligibility to work in the UK?
We are required to check your eligibility to work in the UK before we employ you. You must be able to provide a valid passport or a valid UK visa (with a college letter, listing term dates, where applicable). Only original documents will be accepted.
What are the pay rates at Yam Yam To Go?
Starting Pay Rates:
- £ 6.00 – Age 16-17
- £ 6.50 – Age 18-20
- £ 7.55 – Age 21-24
- £ 7.60 – Age 25 +
How often do I get paid?
Monthly, on the 28th of the month.
What type of shifts will I be doing and how many?
Shifts will vary depending depending on your store/rota.
What should I wear to work?
One of the benefits of working at Yam Yam To Go is that you don’t have to worry about what to wear to work. We supply you with a uniform and will provide you with guidelines on what’s acceptable whilst at work.