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With stores throughout Lincolnshire and an online store, we are always looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our team.

The employment opportunities we offer are extremely varied; from customer service and roles on the shop floors to buying & merchandising, distribution and more. 

You can apply online by sending your CV with a covering letter to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk. Alternatively you can post your application to:

Human Resources
Downtown Superstore
Wyberton Chain Bridge
Boston
Lincolnshire
PE21 7NL

Whilst we strive to acknowledge every application we receive, this is not always possible. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, then unfortunately your application has not been successful. 


Why Oldrids & Downtown?


Long Service

Long Service Awards

Staff Discount

Staff Discount

Career Progression

Career Progression

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme


Friendly Team Environment

Friendly Team Environment

Training

Comprehensive Training

Pay

Competitive Pay

Holiday

Great Holiday Entitlement


 

Downtown Superstore, Grantham

 

Part-Time Sales Assistants

Everyday our customers are inspired by a range of quality products and services offered at our Downtown Grantham store. Our aim is to provide each customer with an exceptional service that compliments our extensive product range and caters individually to each customer’s needs.

To support the aim of enhancing our customer experience and play a part in the day-to-day operation of our Downtown Grantham store, we are seeking two part-time Assistants to work on either our Fashions departments or Soft Home areas.

Both roles will focus on assisting a multitude of customers in a busy and varied environment, building rapport, merchandising, replenishing, and delivering expert product recommendations to maximise Sales opportunities. Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, well presented and confident at communicating with a wide range of people.

Although not essential, applicants would be at an advantage if they have an interest in or experience working with fashion or home interiors.

Hours are 20 per week working with Fashions or 22 per week on our Soft Home departments. These hours will usually be worked on four days a week within store opening times, including weekends. Flexibility is key and you should be available to work occasional varying days and additional hours if required.

Our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our team at Downtown Grantham, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference G0401.

 

Part-Time Cleaning Assistant

The cleanliness and sanitisation of our stores, offices and workspaces has never been more important. We strive to maintain excellent standards of hygiene and immaculate displays of our products for the benefit of customers and staff alike.

To ensure high standards of presentation across our Downtown Grantham site and contribute to offering a quality customer experience, we are seeking a part-time Assistant to join our Cleaning team.

Duties include preparing both the Downtown Grantham and Downtown Garden Centre stores for trading ahead of opening, maintaining cleanliness of lobbies, entrances, toilets and restaurants across the whole site, as well as routine sanitisation of touchpoints and seating areas. Ad hoc tasks such as tidying and cleaning up spillages will also be required.

Successful candidates will be self-motivated, reliable and able to communicate effectively as part of a small, close-knit team.

Although not essential, applicants would be at an advantage if they have relevant cleaning experience.

Hours are usually worked during 3-hour morning shifts on five days per week, although there may be a requirement to occasionally cover duties beyond these hours during store opening times. Flexibility is key and you should be available to work varying days and additional hours if required.

Our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our team at Downtown Grantham, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference G0402.

 

Full-Time / Part-Time Loss Prevention Assistants

Our Downtown Grantham site continues to grow from strength to strength. Our continuing plans for a £125 million premium designer outlet centre on the site and exciting plans for its future development continue to entice shoppers to embrace our quality products and services.

To maintain robust security across our Downtown Grantham site and minimise stock loss, we are seeking two Loss Prevention Assistants to join our existing Loss Prevention team.

Responsibilities for these extremely varied and rewarding roles involve surveillance of the site to protect stock, buildings and Company property using CCTV systems and intercoms, maintaining the safety of the site and ensuring welfare of both our customers and staff.

Diplomacy and tact during challenging situations will be needed and successful candidates will be trustworthy and able to communicate effectively as part of a small, close-knit team. Although not essential, applicants would be at an advantage if they have experience in Loss Prevention or security roles, including any relevant qualifications.

Both roles are likely to require a degree of weekend working, although the specific details of hours and working patterns are to be negotiated with successful candidates.

Salaries are also negotiable, and our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our team at Downtown Grantham, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference G0403. Please remember to comment on your working hours preferences when applying.

 

Oldrids Online, Grantham
 

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Downtown Garden Centre, Grantham 

                    

Full-Time / Part Time / Sunday Sales Assistants

For over 21 years our Downtown Garden Centre has offered customers an array of quality products to inspire a range of garden projects, assist with a variety of DIY tasks and provide a multitude of meaningful gifts.

To support our existing team to enhance our customer experience and play their parts in the day-to-day operation of the Garden Centre, we are seeking both a full-time and a part-time Assistant to work primarily between our Tools, Machinery and Gardening departments, as well as two weekend Assistants to support across all departments and till points on Sundays.

All roles will focus on offering an excellent customer service in a busy and varied environment, building rapport with customers, and delivering expert product recommendations to maximise Sales opportunities. Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, well presented and confident communicators.

Ideally, full-time and part-time Assistants should have previous knowledge or experience with machinery to enable professional customer engagement, although full product training will be provided.

Hours are 36.25 per week for the full-time position, 18 per week for the part-time role and 6 hours on Sundays. A flexible approach to working days and times is required for all roles, and you should be available to work occasional varying days and additional hours if required, including weekends and evenings within store opening times.

Our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our friendly Garden Centre sales team, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference P0403.

 

Part-Time Warehouse Assistant / Picker

For over 21 years our Downtown Garden Centre has offered customers an array of quality products to inspire a range of garden projects, assist with a variety of DIY tasks and provide a multitude of meaningful gifts. Our online store has expanded this offering to more customers and continues to grow from strength to strength.

To play a key role in helping us achieve our logistical operations and help our thriving online business, we require a Warehouse Assistant / Picker to join our friendly team on an initial temporary 6 month fixed-term contract, with the potential for the role to be made permanent depending on performance.

Responsibilities for this busy and varied role include receiving and booking in deliveries efficiently and accurately, facilitating the processing of stock and stock movement using our comprehensive in-house stock management system and supporting our Online team by picking online orders to delight our customers.

The successful candidate should ideally hold a current forklift licence or have relevant warehouse or distribution experience. Good organisational, prioritisation and communication skills are also required.

Hours are 30 per week usually worked over the 5 days from Monday to Friday. However, flexibility is required and you should be available to work occasional weekend and evening shifts if required, depending on the needs of the business.

Our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our team at Downtown Garden Centre, we would love to hear from you.

Applicants should send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk, or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference P0501. 

 

Downtown Superstore, Boston

  

Sunday Sales Assistant / Sunday Accounts Office Assistant

Everyday our customers are inspired by a range of quality products and services offered at our Downtown Boston store. Our aim is to provide each customer with an exceptional service that compliments our extensive product range and caters individually to each customer’s needs.

To support the aim of enhancing our customer experience and play a part in the operation of our Downtown Boston store at weekends, we are seeking an Assistant to work on our Childrenswear and Toys Sales departments, and an Assistant to work as part of our Customer Accounts Office team.

Both roles will focus on assisting a multitude of customers in a busy and varied environment. Duties as a Sales Assistant include building rapport, merchandising, replenishing, and delivering expert product recommendations to maximise Sales opportunities. Accounts Office Assistant duties involve facilitating customer orders, processing customer account and purchase transactions, operating the switchboard and any other clerical duties as required.

Successful candidates in both roles will be enthusiastic, well presented and confident at communicating with a wide range of people.

Hours are 6 per week usually worked within store opening times on Sundays. Flexibility is key, and you should be available to work occasional varying days and additional hours if required.

Our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our team at Downtown Boston, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference W0402.

 

Part-Time Sales Manager

At Oldrids & Downtown our customers are at the heart of everything we do. We have been retail pioneers since 1804. Our first department store in Boston was one of the earliest of its kind and we were also ahead of the curve when we opened our first large edge-of-town store under the Downtown brand. Now we are continuing with our plans for a £125 million premium designer outlet centre at our Grantham site and refining our customer offer across all stores.

At this time of change we require a Sales Manager at Downtown Boston to lead various Sales teams, guiding, coaching and developing them to reach their potential, maximising sales targets whilst selling with integrity, and providing an engaging customer experience.

Leading by example, you will share your enthusiasm to exceed customers’ expectations through your unrivalled product knowledge, ability to connect with people and appreciation of a visually-inspiring product display. You must be able to work effectively with others, building healthy working relationships both internally and externally.

Hours are 23.25 per week worked over 3 days between Sunday and Saturday, including occasional evenings and regular weekends within store opening times.

This is a great opportunity to join a friendly team with a benefits package including staff discount of up to 20% across all stores.

Applicants should send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk, or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference W0501.

 

Part-Time Sales Assistant

We aim to help our customers acquire their dream kitchens. To continue to offer our professional, quality service at our Downtown Boston store, we require a part-time Assistant to join our friendly Fitted Kitchens Sales team.

The main responsibilities of this role are to gather requirements from customers to plan and design their ideal kitchens, to build rapport, guide them through their journey from design to installation and to offer the first port of call for any enquiries. You will provide an exemplary and engaging experience to ensure that their expectations are not only met but exceeded.

Ideally, you will have an interest in learning how to use CAD software or previous experience using the tool, to be able to present 3D kitchen presentation plans to customers.

You will also be competent using IT and basic software packages confidently and accurately, be confident at communicating with a wide range of people and be good at prioritising workloads.

Hours are 20 per week, usually worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday including occasional evenings and regular weekends within store opening times.

Our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our team at Downtown Boston, we would love to hear from you.

Applicants should send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk, or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference W0502.

 

Part-Time Groundsperson

The presentation of our buildings, car parks and customer entrances is extremely important to us. We strive to maintain excellent standards of external presentation and create a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere for the benefit of customers and staff alike.

To play a key role in helping us achieve these aims at our Downtown Boston site, we require a Groundsperson to work part-time to maintain and preserve the well-presented outdoor areas of our store.

Tasks involved in this varied and rewarding role include general gardening and maintenance, planting, watering, trimming, and pruning, as well as cleaning windows and keeping high standards of cleanliness of our buildings and car park. Other ad hoc duties may also be required depending on the needs of the business.

Although not essential, applicants would be at an advantage if they have any relevant former gardening or groundskeeping experience.

Hours are usually 14 per week, worked on three shifts between Monday and Friday, of which days can be negotiated. Flexibility is key as there may occasionally be a need to work during the weekend and you should be available to work varying days and additional hours if required.

Our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our team at Downtown Boston, we would love to hear from you.

Applicants should send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk, or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference W0503.

 

Full-Time Flooring Estimator / Sales Assistant

Everyday our customers are inspired by a range of quality products and services offered at our Downtown Boston store. Our aim is to provide each customer with an exceptional service that compliments our extensive product range and caters individually to each customer’s needs.

To play a key role in helping us achieve a great service by delivering professional flooring advice and estimations at our Downtown Boston store, we require a new full-time member of the team.

The role entails both the securing of Flooring sales orders through identifying customer needs and measuring floor fits, preparing orders and being the point of liaison between customers, suppliers and fitters. The ability to interpret plans and take measurements is essential in this role, as is excellent customer service skills when securing sales alongside your colleagues in store or during visits to customers’ homes.

The successful candidate must be PC literate, confident at communicating with a wide range of people and should be good at prioritising workloads.

A full driving licence is essential and previous experience working with flooring, carpets or in a similar sales role would be beneficial, although full training will be provided.

Hours are 35 per week worked over 5 days between Sunday and Saturday. Flexibility is desired due to customer needs and you should be available to work evenings and weekends within store opening times if required.

Our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our team at Downtown Boston, we would love to hear from you.

Applicants should send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk, or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference W0504. 

 

Oldrids Department Store, Scunthorpe

    

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Concessions

   

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