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We have stores throughout Lincolnshire, as well as an online store. We stock a wide range 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 brands you know and love. The employment opportunities we offer are as varied as the range 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
Oldrids & Downtown
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 an 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

   

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Oldrids Online, Grantham

 

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Oldrids Department Store, Boston

 

Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant (Stationery)
Closing Date: 28th January 2019
Job Reference: A0103

There is an opportunity for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team working primarily on the Stationery department at our Oldrids Boston store.

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 12 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.

   
Application Form (PDF)  

 
Downtown Furniture Store, Boston
 
Job Title: Part-Time Cleaning Assistant
Closing Date: 21st January 2019
Job Reference: W0104

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Cleaning team to maintain high standards of cleanliness in our Downtown Boston store.

The successful applicant should be well-presented, self motivated and willing to carry out varied duties, with the primary duty of maintaining high standards of cleanliness and maintenance to both customer and staff toilets, as well as general cleaning of the store, canteen and office areas. You may also be required to undertake other general cleaning tasks as required.

Previous experience in a similar role would be preferred.

Hours will be 7.5 per week, normally worked on 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 during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 
Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant (Soft Furnishings)
Closing Date: 21st January 2019
Job Reference: W0105

There is an opportunity for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team working primarily on the Soft Furnishings department at our Downtown Boston store.

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 20 per week, usually worked on 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 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)

 
 
Downtown Superstore, Grantham
    
Job Title: Part-Time Accounts Office Assistant
Closing Date: 21st January 2019
Job Reference: G0106

We have a vacancy for a part-time assistant to join the Accounts Office team at Downtown Grantham.

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

Duties will include customer care, cash handling, data input, filing, switchboard operation and reception work plus other accounts office tasks as required.

Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial.

Hours will be 24 per week, usually worked over 4 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and evenings up until store closing times.

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.

day periods and on Bank Holidays.

 
Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistsnt (Menswear)
Closing Date: 21st January 2019
Job Reference: G0107

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Grantham store. Working primarily on the Menswear 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 15 per week worked on 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 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 Assistants (Electrical / Technology)
Closing Date: 21st January 2019
Job Reference: G0108

We are looking for enthusiastic assistants who have a keen interest in Electricals and Technology to join the Sales team working primarily on the Electrical and Technology departments at our Downtown Grantham store. You may also occasionally be required to cover duties on other departments as required.

You should 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 either 10 hours per week every Saturday and Sunday, or 6 or 5 hours per week normally worked on either Saturday 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: Sunday Sales Assistant (Cosmetics)
Closing Date: 28th January 2019
Job Reference: G0109

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales Team at our Downtown Grantham store. Working primarily on our Cosmetics 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.

You will be working 5 hours per week on varying shifts, normally every Sunday.

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)

   

Downtown Garden Centre, Grantham

  

Job Title: Full-Time Sales Apprentice 
Closing Date: 28th January 2019
Job Reference: P0101

Providing quality products to our customers coupled with exceptional service has been a fundamental value at Oldrids & Downtown since 1804. We now have a great opportunity for an individual to join the team at Downtown Grantham Garden Centre as an apprentice and establish a career dealing with all aspects of Sales and stock control.

The main focus of this position will be on the selling of our varying products across the store including Gardening equipment, Tools and Machinery, and Pet supplies whilst exceeding customer service expectations. The role also provides a unique insight into retail stock control using our in house systems and processes to enhance your development.

This fixed-term contract for the duration of the apprenticeship will require the successful candidate to complete a negotiable suitable qualification within the Retail Apprenticeship framework. Extension of the employment contract and further study support will be considered dependent on individual performance and the business requirement at the time.

Hours will be 35 per week including course time, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7, including regular weekends and occasional evenings. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working times and days.

Apprentice rates of pay apply.

 
Job Title: Part-Time Coffee Shop Assistant
Closing Date: 28th January 2019
Job Reference: P0102

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

Duties will include basic food preparation, cooking food to order, serving and displaying of hot and cold food, till work, stock replenishment and general housekeeping duties. You should be well presented, literate, numerate and possess excellent customer service skills.

Previous experience in cooking and food preparation within a similar catering environment is desirable.

You will be working 20 hours per week over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and evenings up until store closing times.

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)

 

Oldrids Department Store, Scunthorpe

  

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Concessions

  

Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistant (QUIZ, Oldrids Boston)
Closing Date: 21st January 2019

Quiz is a fast dynamic retail group that focuses on delivering catwalk style looks and all the latest trends at value for money prices. Our target audience is the fashion conscious womenswear market. We aim to be innovative, offering our customers the fashions, footwear and accessories that they want when they want.

We realise the most important part of our success is the customer. This is why we are focused on delivering an exciting shopping experience and making sure that our high standards of quality, value for money and service are always met.

As sales advisor, the ideal candidate will:

- Possess good customer service skills. 
- Have basic knowledge of current trends/fashions.
- Be able to work as an indivudual, or equally as part of a team.
- Be flexible in order to suit the needs of the business.

In addition, we offer full staff traininng, staff uniform discount and a monthly bonus scheme.

Hours are 9 hours per week generally worked over two days out of seven although flexibility will be required.

If this sounds like you, please feel free to e-mail your CV to boston@quizclothing.co.uk, or please feel free to drop in your CV to the concession itself which is located on the first floor of Oldrids department Store, Strait Bargate, Boston.