Careers

 

Oldrids & Downtown have six stores located throughout Lincolnshire, as well as an online store.  Oldrids & Downtown are stockists of furniture, homewares, electrical appliances, gifts for the home, cosmetics and beauty, women’s, men’s and children’s fashions, and lingerie and footwear, all from high-quality brands.

The employment opportunities we offer are as wide as the vast assortment of products we sell.  We like to think they offer the same outstanding quality too.

Details of our current vacancies are shown below.

If you are as passionate as we are about delivering an exceptional customer experience, we’d love to hear from you.  You can apply online by sending your CV with a covering letter, or your completed application form, to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk.  Alternatively, you can post your application to:

HR Department
Oldrid & Co. Limited
11 Strait Bargate
Boston
Lincolnshire
PE21 6UF

Don’t forget to tell us which vacancy you’re applying for.  We strive to acknowledge every application we receive, as we think it’s only polite.  We’ll contact you again if you are shortlisted for interview, but if you haven’t heard from us within four weeks of the closing date then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

 

 

 


 

Head Office, Boston 

No Vacancies

 


 

Oldrids Department Store, Boston 

No Vacancies

 


 

Downtown Furniture Store, Boston  

Job Title: Fixed-Term Soft Furnishings Measurer / Fitter
Closing Date: Monday 27th March 2017
Job Reference: W0303
 

We are looking to recruit a fully experienced Measurer / Fitter to join the Soft Furnishings team at our Downtown Boston store, on a fixed term basis for up to 6 months.

Duties will mainly consist of visiting customers’ homes or premises to measure and provide quotations for various window dressings to meet customers’ needs.

Duties will also include fitting curtains and blinds requiring you to demonstrate technical and practical skills and have a keen eye for detail. You should be well presented, literate and numerate, possess excellent customer service skills and be able to communicate at all levels.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial and a full driving licence is essential.

Hours will be 38.75 per week, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including occasional weekends.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, and be available to work additional hours, including during school and college holiday periods.

   
Application Form (PDF)  

 


 

Downtown Superstore, Grantham                  

Job Title: Weekend Distribution Assistant
Closing Date: Monday 27th March 2017
Job Reference: G0314
 

We are looking to recruit a weekend Distribution Assistant to join the team at Downtown Grantham.

Stock movement - you will be required to locate and pick stock, some of which may be very bulky - will be a main requirement of the role. Other duties will include accepting deliveries and ensuring that all relevant paperwork is completed according to Company policy. You may be required to work as part of the delivery team working as an assistant to the delivery drivers.

Experience gained working in a similar environment would be an advantage, including an up to date awareness of health and safety regulations relating to manual handling.

You should be well presented, PC literate, numerate and possess excellent customer service skills.

Hours are 13.25 per fortnight worked on varying shifts, normally every other weekend.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 
Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistant Floor Coverings
Closing Date: Monday 27th March 2017
Job Reference: G0316
 

We have a vacancy at our Downtown Grantham Store for an enthusiastic Sales Assistant on a fixed-term basis of up to 1 year. Working primarily on the Flooring Departments, you may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

The role focuses very much on sales, requiring you to be well presented with good selling skills and a keen interest in the products on offer. You should possess excellent customer service skills, be literate, numerate and be able to communicate at all levels. You should be confident when required to deal with administration.

Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial.

Hours will be 30 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and occasional evenings.

You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Part-Time Coffee Shop Assistant
Closing Date: Monday 27th March 2017
Job Reference: G0317
 

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic assistant to join the Coffee Shop at our Downtown Grantham store.

Duties will include clearing tables, customer service, basic food preparation, till work, stock replenishment and general housekeeping duties. You should be well presented, literate, numerate and possess excellent customer service skills.

Previous experience of working in a similar Coffee Shop environment would be beneficial.

You will be working 18 hours per week on varying shifts over three days between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and occasional evenings.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working times and be available to work additional hours and alternative days if required, including during school / college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 
Job Title: Weekend Replenishment Assistant
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: G0401
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Replenishment team at Downtown Grantham.

Duties will primarily be pricing stock, distributing priced stock to departments and unloading and accepting deliveries in line with Company procedures. Applicants should note that some stock may be heavy and / or bulky.

Accuracy is vitally important, as is the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. You should be well presented, possess a calm, confident manner and be able to work on your own initiative as well as being part of the team.

Hours are 5 per week worked on varying shifts, normally every Saturday and/or Sunday, including occasional evenings.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant Menswear
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: G0402
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales Team at our Downtown Grantham store. Working primarily on the Menswear department, you may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

You should be well presented, have good sales experience with a keen interest in the products on offer, possess excellent customer service skills, and be literate, numerate and able to communicate at all levels. You should be confident when required to deal with administration.

Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial.

Hours will be 18 per week, usually worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and occasional evenings.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 
Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant Linens
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: G0403
 

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Grantham store. Working primarily on the Linens department you may also be required to cover duties on other departments as required.

You should have a keen interest in the products on offer, be well presented and possess good selling and customer service skills. You should be literate, numerate and able to handle administration confidently and accurately. Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours are 24 per week worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and occasional evenings.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant Electrical
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: G0404
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales Team at our Downtown Grantham store. Working primarily on the Electrical Department you may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

You should be well presented, have good sales experience with a keen interest in the products on offer, possess excellent customer service skills, be literate, numerate and able to communicate at all levels. You should be confident when required to deal with administration.

Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial.

Hours will be 20 per week, usually worked on varying shifts over 4 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including occasional evenings and regular weekends. You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required.

 
Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistant Technology
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: G0405
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic part-time sales assistant in our Downtown Grantham Store on a fixed-term basis of up to 11 months. Working primarily on the Technology Department you may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

The role focuses very much on sales, requiring you to be well presented with good selling skills and a keen interest in the products on offer. You should possess excellent customer service skills, be literate, numerate and be able to communicate at all levels. You should be confident when required to deal with administration.

Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial.

Hours will be 30 per week, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular evenings and weekends.

You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Weekend Sales Assistant Linens
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: G0406
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales Team at our Downtown Grantham store. Working primarily on our Linens department you may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

You should be well presented and have a keen interest in the products on offer. The main focus will be on selling, requiring you to possess excellent customer service skills. You should be literate, numerate and able to handle administration confidently and accurately.

Hours are 5 per week worked on varying shifts, normally every Saturday and / or Sunday.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

   
Application Form (PDF)  

 


 

Downtown Garden Centre, Grantham       

Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistants Pets
Closing Date: Monday 27th March 2017
Job Reference: P0307
 

There is an opportunity for two enthusiastic Sales Assistants to join the sales team working primarily on the Pets department at our Downtown Grantham Garden Centre.

You should have a keen interest in the products on offer, be well presented and possess good selling and customer service skills. You should be literate, numerate and able to handle administration confidently and accurately.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

You will be working 25 or 30 hours per week, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and evenings.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 
Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistants House Plants
Closing Date: Monday 27th March 2017
Job Reference: P0308
 

There is an opportunity for an enthusiastic Sales person to join the sales team working primarily on the House Plants department at our Downtown Grantham Garden Centre.

You should have a keen interest in the products on offer, be well presented and possess good selling and customer service skills. You should be literate, numerate and able to handle administration confidently and accurately.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

You will be working 20 hours per week, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and evenings.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant Gardening
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: P0401
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic sales assistant to work on the Gardening department in our Downtown Grantham Garden Centre. You may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

You should be well presented, have good sales experience, an interest in the products on offer and possess excellent customer service skills along with the ability to handle any administration required.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 22.5 per week, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and evenings. You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required.

 
Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistant Gardening
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: P0402
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic sales assistant to work on the Gardening department in our Downtown Grantham Garden Centre on a fixed-term basis of up to 3 months.

You should be well presented, have good sales experience, an interest in the products on offer and possess excellent customer service skills along with the ability to handle any administration required.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 27 per week, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and evenings. You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Downtown Home & Fashion Store, Lincoln

Job Title: Fixed-Term Coffee Shop Assistant
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: T0401
 

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Coffee Shop team at our Downtown Lincoln store on a fixed-term basis of up to 4 months.

Duties will include clearing tables, customer service, basic food preparation, till work, stock replenishment and general housekeeping duties.

You should be well presented, literate, numerate and possess excellent customer service skills. Previous experience of working in a similar Coffee Shop environment would be beneficial.

Hours are 30 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to five days out of seven between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 
Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistants Float
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: T0402
 

We are looking for a number of enthusiastic Sales Assistants to support the team at our Downtown Lincoln store on a fixed-term basis of up to 4 months.

To be considered for one of these roles you will need to be well presented and keen to play your part as a member of the busy sales team offering customers an excellent shopping experience.

The work will include using tills, managing display standards and, above all, being available to support our customers. You should be flexible as you may be required to work on different departments. An ideal candidate will demonstrate great customer awareness and be proud of the service they offer.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

We are offering contracts of 20 or 30 hours per week worked between varying times over up to 5 days out of 7 including regular weekends.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working times and be available to work additional hours and alternative days if required, including during school / college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistant Furniture
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: T0403
 

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Lincoln store on a fixed-term basis of up to 4 months. Working primarily on the Furniture department, you may also be required to cover duties on other departments.

You should be well presented, able to demonstrate good sales technique and have a keen interest in the products on offer. You should possess excellent customer service skills, and be literate, numerate, able to communicate at all levels, and be confident when required to deal with administration. You may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

Hours will be 38.75 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required including school and college holidays and on Bank Holidays.

 
Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistant Floor-Coverings
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: T0404
 

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Lincoln store on a fixed-term basis of up to 4 months. Working primarily on the Floor Coverings department, you may also be required to cover duties on other departments.

You should be well presented, able to demonstrate good sales technique and have a keen interest in the products on offer. You should possess excellent customer service skills, be literate, numerate, able to communicate at all levels and be confident when required to deal with administration. You may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

Hours will be 38.75 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including occasional evenings and regular weekends.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required including school and college holidays and on Bank Holidays.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistant Fragrance / Accessories
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: T0405
 

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Lincoln store on a fixed-term basis of up to 4 months. Working primarily on our Fragrance and Accessories departments you may also be required to cover duties on other departments as required.

You should have a keen interest in the products on offer, be well presented, and possess good selling and customer service skills. You should be literate, numerate and able to handle administration confidently and accurately. Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours are 35 per week worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

   
Application Form (PDF)  

 


 

Oldrids Department Store, Gainsborough   

Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistant Furniture & Electrical
Closing Date: Monday 27th March 2017
Job Reference: M0303
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales Team at our Oldrids Gainsborough store on a fixed-term basis of up to 10 months.

Working primarily on the Furniture & Electrical departments you may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

You should be well presented, have good sales experience with a keen interest in the products on offer, possess excellent customer service skills, be literate, numerate and able to communicate at all levels. You should be confident when required to deal with administration.

Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial.

Hours will be 18 per week, usually worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends. You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required.

 
Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistant Furniture & Electrical
Closing Date: Monday 27th March 2017
Job Reference: M0304
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales Team at our Oldrids Gainsborough store on a fixed-term basis of up to 10 months.

Working primarily on the Furniture & Electrical departments you may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

You should be well presented, have good sales experience with a keen interest in the products on offer, possess excellent customer service skills, be literate, numerate and able to communicate at all levels. You should be confident when required to deal with administration.

Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial.

Hours will be 38.75 per week, usually worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends. You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistant Fashion
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: M0401
 

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Oldrids Gainsborough store on a fixed-term basis of up to 10 months. Working primarily on the Fashion department you may also be required to cover duties on other departments as required.

You should be well presented, able to demonstrate good sales technique and have a keen interest in the products on offer. You should possess excellent customer service skills, and be literate, numerate, able to communicate at all levels, and be confident when required to deal with administration.

Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial.

Hours are 4 per week worked on varying shifts, normally every Saturday and/or Sunday.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 
Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistant Furniture / Electrical
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: M0402
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales Team at our Oldrids Gainsborough store on a fixed-term basis of up to 10 months.

Working primarily on the Furniture & Electrical departments you may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

You should be well presented, have good sales experience with a keen interest in the products on offer, possess excellent customer service skills, and be literate, numerate and able to communicate at all levels. You should be confident when required to deal with administration.

Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial.

Hours will be 32 per week, usually worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends. You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Fixed-Term Coffee Shop Assistant
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: M0403
 

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Coffee Shop team at our Oldrids Gainsborough store on a fixed-term basis of up to 5 months.

Duties will include clearing tables, customer service, basic food preparation and cooking skills, till work, stock replenishment and general housekeeping duties. You should be well presented, literate, numerate and possess excellent customer service skills.

Previous experience of working in a similar Coffee Shop environment as well as basic cooking skills would be beneficial.

Hours are 12 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to five days out of seven between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and Bank Holidays.

You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required.

   
Application Form (PDF)  

 


 

Oldrids Department Store, Scunthorpe 

Job Title: Part-Time Coffee Shop Assistant
Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2017
Job Reference: S0401
 

We are looking to an enthusiastic assistant to join the Coffee Shop team at our Oldrids Scunthorpe store.

Duties will include clearing tables, customer service, basic food preparation, till work, stock replenishment and general housekeeping duties.

You should be well presented, literate, numerate and possess excellent customer service skills. Previous experience of working in a similar Coffee Shop environment would be beneficial.

Hours are 12 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to three days out of seven between Sunday and Saturday, including occasional weekends and evenings.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

   
Application Form (PDF)