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Careers | Find Our Latest Vacancies Here

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 not been unsuccessful.

   

 


 

Head Office, Boston

  

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Oldrids Online, Grantham

 

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Oldrids Department Store, Boston

 

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Downtown Furniture Store, Boston
 
Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant (Linens)
Closing Date: 27th May 2019
Job Reference: W0501

There is an opportunity for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team working primarily on the Linens 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)  

 
Downtown Superstore, Grantham 

Job Title: Sunday Sales Assistant (Home Ideas)
Closing Date: 27th May 2019
Job Reference: G0505

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Grantham store. Working primarily on the Home Ideas 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, be literate, numerate, able to communicate at all levels and be confident when required to deal with administration and till work.

Hours are 5 per week worked on three Sundays out of four.

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: Full-Time Accounts Office Apprentice 
Closing Date: 27th May 2019
Job Reference: G0506

Are you interested in establishing a career in administration or accounting? Do you have great attention to detail? Do you love working with numbers?

At Downtown Grantham we have a great opportunity for an Administration Apprentice to join our friendly Accounts Office team.

A methodical and organised approach to work is essential as you will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks including customer care, cash handling, data input, filing, switchboard operation and reception work. You will also learn valuable skills to assist in other areas of the accounts office to enhance your development.

For the duration of the fixed-term apprenticeship you will be required to complete a Level 2 or 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship. Extension of the employment contract and further study support including progression to a higher level qualification will be considered dependent on performance and the business requirement at the time.

Hours are 35 per week worked over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including occasional weekends and evenings up until store closing times. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working times and days.

Apprentice rates of pay apply.

 
Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF) 

 

Job Title: Sunday Coffee Shop Assistant

Closing Date: 3rd June 2019
Job Reference: G0601

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Coffee Shop team at our Downtown Grantham store.

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

Duties will primarily be customer service but will also include basic food preparation, till work, stock replenishment and general housekeeping duties.

You will be working 5 hours per week, normally every other Sunday.

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

 
Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant (Lounge)
Closing Date: 3rd June 2019
Job Reference: G0602

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Grantham store. Working primarily on the Lounge 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 28 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: Full-Time Footwear Sales Apprentice
Closing Date: 3rd June 2019
Job Reference: G0603

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 as an apprentice and establish a career dealing with all aspects of Sales and stock control.

The focus of this position will be on the selling of our wide range of footwear brands across the store, including womenswear, children’s footwear and concessions, whilst exceeding customer service expectations. This 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 36.25 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 Sales Assistant (Stationery)
Closing Date: 3rd June 2019
Job Reference: G0604

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Grantham store. Working primarily on the Stationery 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 25 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 Assistant (Menswear)
Closing Date: 3rd June 2019
Job Reference: G0605

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 18 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.

 
Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant (Menswear)
Closing Date: 10th June 2019
Job Reference: G0606

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 20 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: Weekend Sales Assistant (Food and Drink)
Closing Date: 10th June 2019
Job Reference: G0607

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Grantham store. Working primarily on the Food and Drink 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, be literate, numerate, able to communicate at all levels and be confident when required to deal with administration and till work.

Hours are 10 per week worked on varying shifts, normally every Saturday and 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.

 
Job Title: Sunday Till Operator / Sales Assistant
Closing Date: 10th June 2019
Job Reference: G0608

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the ‘Float’ team at our Downtown Grantham store.

You should 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 primarily be on the tills, requiring you to be self motivated and accurate when entering transactions. You may also be required to work on departments as necessary, where good customer service skills and an interest in the products on offer is desirable.

Hours are 6 per week worked 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)

 

Job Title: Part-Time Accounts Office Assistant
Closing Date: 10th June 2019
Job Reference: G0609

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 18 per week, usually worked 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)

   

 

Downtown Garden Centre, Grantham

 

Job Title: Full-Time Coffee Shop Manager
Closing Date: 27th May 2019
Job Reference: P0502


Reporting to the Store Manager, you will be responsible for the smooth running of the Coffee Shop in our Downtown Grantham Garden Centre store on a day-to-day basis.

Your main duties will include the ordering and management of stock, food preparation and leading and training the team. You will demonstrate good cooking skills and you will also be responsible for trialing new products and setting the example for excellent customer service.

You will possess good people management skills and will have a good understanding of the needs of the customer, using your own ideas to increase sales and profit results. You will be PC literate, hardworking, committed and organised in your approach to your work.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 38.75 per week, worked on varying shifts over 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 (Buildings and Landscapes)
Closing Date: 3rd June 2019
Job Reference: P0601

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Grantham Garden Centre.

Working primarily on the Buildings and Landscapes Department in a role which focuses very much on sales, you should be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the products on offer as well as excellent customer service and selling skills. You may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

The work will include the movement of stock, some of which may be very heavy and / or bulky.

You should be well presented, literate, numerate and confident when dealing with any administration required. Previous experience gained in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 25 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends, occasional evenings, and Bank Holidays.

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)    Application Form (PDF) 

  

Oldrids Department Store, Scunthorpe

  

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Concessions

  

Sales Advisors (Quiz - Downtown Grantham)
Closing Date: 27th May 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for two confident and passionate Sales Advisors to join our Quiz Concession based within Downtown Grantham. The ideal candidate should have an interest in fashion and strong customer service.

Hours are either 8 per week, worked both on weekdays and at the weekends, or 4 hours per week worked primarily at the weekends.  Both ideal candidates should be fully flexible.

If you are interested in applying for either of these roles, please hand your CV into the Quiz Concession within Downtown Grantham or email your CV to grantham@quizclothing.co.uk.