A MAJOR fast food chain has announced they will be opening a new restaurant in Barrhead and creating dozens of new jobs for the area.

Burger King has confirmed that they will be opening at the new retail park on Glasgow Road in the town.

Announcing the news, the burger joint has said 30 new jobs will be up for grabs.

They are looking for new team members as well as three assistant managers and one shift manager.

Jeremy Wright, people director of Burger King UK, said: “As we continue to deliver on our bold and ambitious growth plans, we are delighted to be creating new job and career opportunities in the area.

“We look forward to welcoming 30 new starters into the Burger King family at our new Barrhead restaurant.

“We’re proud to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where our teams are able to develop their full potential and accelerate their careers, whilst making great friends and having fun along the way.”

Applications for the roles are now open.