Perhaps you’re looking for something along these lines?
while (my $line = <DATA>)
chomp(my @r = split / - /, $line);
push @records, [ @r ];
Part Time - Weekend Receptionist - Barton le Clay - Barton-le-Clay (ne
Part-Time Weekend Day Veterinary Nurse - Milton Keynes
Receptionist - Barton-le-Clay (near Luton)
Full Time - Veterinary Nurse - Glasgow Referral - Glasgow
18:58 >perl 381_SoPW.pl
"Barton le Clay",
"Barton-le-Clay (near Luton)",
["Part-Time Weekend Day Veterinary Nurse", "Milton Keynes"],
["Receptionist", "Barton-le-Clay (near Luton)"],
["Full Time", "Veterinary Nurse", "Glasgow Referral", "Glasgow"],
Hope that helps,
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