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

Job Title: Full-Time Restaurant Assistant
Closing Date: 5th June 2017
Job Reference: A0601
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic full-time assistant to join the Restaurant team in our Oldrids Boston store.

Duties will mainly consist of customer service in the delivery of meals to customers’ tables, and may also include basic food preparation, till work, stock replenishment and general housekeeping duties.

You should be well presented, literate, numerate and be able to demonstrate excellent customer service, selling and communication skills.

You will be working 38.75 hours per week on varying shifts over up to 5 days between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and occasional evenings.

It is important that you are able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times and are available to work during school and college holidays and on Bank Holidays. You should also be available to work additional hours if required.

 
Job Title: Part-Time Dishwasher Operative
Closing Date: 5th June 2017
Job Reference: A0602
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic person to join the Restaurant team in our Oldrids Boston Store.

Working on the dishwasher you will be responsible for ensuring the cleanliness and replenishment of all dishes, glassware, utensils, cutlery and pots along with general housekeeping duties. You should be well presented and a good team player, keen to deliver excellent service. You may be required to cover other duties in the kitchen as necessary.

Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial.

You will be working 23.5 hours per week on varying shifts over up to 5 days between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and occasional evenings.

It is important that you are able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times and are available to work during school and college holidays and on Bank Holidays. You should also be available to work additional hours if required.

 

Application Form (PDF)    Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Part-Time Restaurant Assistant Manager
Closing Date: 5th June 2017
Job Reference: A0603
 

Reporting to the Restaurant Manager, you will be supporting the smooth running of the Restaurant in our Oldrids Boston store on a day-to-day basis.

You should have basic cooking and food preparation skills and previous experience of working in a similar Coffee Shop / Restaurant environment, as well as excellent customer service, communication and administration skills.

You will be expected to support, and deputise for, the Restaurant Manager in all aspects of the role and in their absence. This includes staffing, customer care, ordering, stock control, and ensuring that hygiene standards are met.

Previous supervisory experience and a food hygiene qualification are preferred, although not essential.

Hours will be 28.75 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and occasional evenings, and Bank Holidays. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working times.

 
 
 
 
 

 

Application Form (PDF)  

 


 

Downtown Furniture Store, Boston  

No Vacancies

 


 

Downtown Superstore, Grantham

Job Title: Part-Time Coffee Shop Assistants
Closing Date: 29th May 2017
Job Reference: G0509
 

We are looking to recruit a number of enthusiastic assistants 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.

We are offering contracts of 18, 20 or 25 hours per week which will require you to work varying shifts over up to 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 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: Part-Time Coffee Shop Assistant Manager
Closing Date: 29th May 2017
Job Reference: G0510
 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Assistant Manager to support (and deputise for) the Coffee Shop Manager at our Downtown Grantham store in all aspects of the day-to-day running of our popular and very busy 200-seat Coffee Shop.

This will include staffing, food preparation, customer care, ordering, stock control, and ensuring that hygiene standards are met.

To succeed in helping to lead a 30-strong team, it is essential that you have previous supervisory / management experience, ideally gained in a similar coffee shop or catering environment. You should also have basic cooking and food preparation experience, as well as excellent leadership, communication, administration and customer service skills.

A food hygiene qualification is preferred, although not essential.

Hours will be 25 per week, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and evenings, and Bank Holidays. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working times.

Application Form (PDF)    Application Form (PDF)

                    


 

Downtown Garden Centre, Grantham       

No Vacancies

 


 

Downtown Home & Fashion Store, Lincoln

No Vacancies 

 



Oldrids Department Store, Gainsborough   

No Vacancies

 


 

Oldrids Department Store, Scunthorpe 

No Vacancies



 

Concessions

Job Title: Eastex Temporary Sales Assistants
Closing Date: 5th June 2017
Job Reference: S0601
 

Eastex - Oldrids Scunthorpe

We have a fabulous opportunity for two Sales Assistants to join our Eastex team for 4 or 8 hours per week, to be worked over 2 days.
• Excellent career development opportunities
• Generous benefits including staff discount and uniform allowance
• Competitive holiday balance
In return we offer a generous staff discount and great training and development.

To apply for this vacancy, please see the Eastex Manager instore or send your CV to: hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk

 
Job Title: Eastex Temporary Supervisor
Closing Date: 5th June 2017
Job Reference: S0602
 

Eastex - Oldrids Scunthorpe

We have a fabulous opportunity for a Supervisor to join our Eastex team for 23 hours per week, to be worked over 5 days.
• Excellent career development opportunities
• Generous benefits including staff discount and uniform allowance
• Competitive holiday balance

In return we offer a generous staff discount and great training and development.

To apply for this vacancy, please see the Eastex Manager instore or send your CV to: hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk

Application Form (PDF)    Application Form (PDF)

 


 

 

Job Title: Quiz Part-Time Supervisor
Closing Date: 5th June 2017
Job Reference: S0603
 

Quiz - Oldrids Scunthorpe

We have a fabulous opportunity for a Supervisor to join our Quiz team for 19.5 hours per week, to be worked over 5 days.

In return we offer a generous staff discount and great training and development.

To apply for this vacancy, please see the Quiz Manager instore or send your CV to: recruitment@quizclothing.co.uk

   
Application Form (PDF)