TESCO is recruiting 9,000 festive staff across the country to help cope with the busiest season of the year.

Thousands of jobs have become available at the supermarket giant - including jobs at stores in this area.

The Tesco website reads: "Christmas is a magical time of year at Tesco and it's also one of our busiest. We are looking for Festive Colleagues who are passionate about service and want to help us give our customers the best Christmas ever.

"The most important role you will play as a festive colleague this Christmas is giving amazing service to all of our customers. You'll get the chance to work with the store team to make sure our customers get everything they need this Christmas.

"No two days are the same, and it's a great opportunity to learn new skills, meet new people along the way and have fun."

The roles will run from December to January and comprise up to 36 hours per week.

To see all the Tesco temporary Christmas jobs in you area - CLICK HERE

Following a short application process, successful candidates will be invited for an interview in store.