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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 not been unsuccessful.

   

 


 

Head Office, Boston

  

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Oldrids Online, Grantham

 

Job Title: Full-Time Online Customer Service Assistant
Closing Date: 23rd September 2019
Job Reference: G0906

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our Online team, based at our Downtown Grantham site. Our Online operation is going from strength to strength, and this is an exciting time of growth to be joining the department. We are committed to delivering a fantastic online experience to customers across the UK, and this is a key role within that journey.

You will be responsible for communicating with customers, loading products onto our site, dealing with stores to satisfy customer orders, and playing a role in the presentation and customer experience online.

Key responsibilities include: -

• Dealing with customer enquiries before they have placed an order – regarding product availability’ product details; delivery times and prices; or a variety of other questions.
• Answering customer queries regarding an order that has been placed
• Produce product information, descriptions and images for uploading to our website as part of our online operation
• Editing and writing product copy that is appropriate and relevant to the customer purchase decision
• Ensuring the right products are placed into the right categories on-line, to aid the customer shopping experience
• Helping source stock for customers and liaising with other departments and stores to deliver this service.
This role requires superb attention to detail and the capacity to work to exacting standards whilst meeting deadlines. You need to be flexible, enjoy speaking to customers, and should work equally as well as part of the team as you do on your own initiative with a minimum of supervision.

An element of commercial acumen is key, as is a curiosity about Online shopping and the overall Customer shopping experience.

Within your role, you will need to liaise with various teams, including all stores, buying, warehousing and suppliers. In addition to the above, you will need to have a good standard of English language and be confident using Microsoft Excel and computer software. Experience of using Adobe Photoshop (CS6 or similar) would be an advantage.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial
You will be working 38.75 hours per week, worked on 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including weekends on a periodic basis. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times

This role comes with Staff discount of up to 20% across all stores; and 29 days’ holiday per year (including Public Holidays and increasing with service).

   

Application Form (PDF)

   
 
Oldrids Department Store, Boston

  

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Downtown Furniture Store, Boston
 
Job Title: Part-Time Cleaning Assistant
Closing Date: 23rd September 2019
Job Reference: W0902

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 12.5 per week, normally worked for 2.5 hours a day on 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 Replenishment Assistant
Closing Date: 23rd September 2019
Job Reference: W0903

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the replenishment team at our Downtown Boston store.

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.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 16 per week, usually worked on varying shifts between Monday and Friday.

You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required, including occasional evenings up until store closing times or weekends.

 

Application Form (PDF)

  Application Form (PDF)
 
Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistants (Beds / Bedroom Furniture)
Closing Date: 30th September 2019
Job Reference: W0905

There is an opportunity for two enthusiastic assistants to join the Sales team working primarily across the Beds and Bedroom Furniture departments 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 either 20 or 25 per week, usually worked on varying shifts 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 days and times.

   

Application Form (PDF)

   

 

Downtown Superstore, Grantham 

      

Job Title: Full-Time Sales Assistant (Footwear)
Closing Date: 23rd September 2019
Job Reference: G0905

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Grantham store. Working primarily on the Footwear 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 will be 36.25 per week, usually 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.

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: Weekend Coffee Shop Assistant
Closing Date: 23rd September 2019
Job Reference: G0907

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 environment would be beneficial.

Hours are 10 per fortnight usually worked every other Saturday and 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)

  Application Form (PDF)

   

Job Title: Fixed-Term Cleaning Assistant
Closing Date: 30th September 2019
Job Reference: G0908

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic part-time assistant to join the Cleaning team on a fixed-term basis of up to six months, to maintain high standards of cleanliness in our Downtown Grantham 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 the customer 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 3 per day usually worked in the mornings starting at 7.45am. Hours are worked across four days per week for two weeks and five days per week for two weeks on a four-weekly rota, including regular weekends.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times.

 
Job Title: Weekend Sales Assistant (Electrical)
Closing Date: 30th September 2019
Job Reference: G0909

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic assistant who has a keen interest in our Electrical products to join the Sales team working primarily on the Electrical 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 10 hours per week, usually on both Saturdays and Sundays.

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.

 

Application Form (PDF)

  Application Form (PDF)

 

Downtown Garden Centre, Grantham

  

Job Title: Part-Time Coffee Shop Assistant
Closing Date: 23rd September 2019
Job Reference: P0903

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 occasional 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.

 
Job Title: Full-Time Coffee Shop Assistants
Closing Date: 30th September 2019
Job Reference: P0904

We are looking to recruit a number of full-time assistants 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 either 36 or 35.5 hours per week over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and occasional evenings up until store closing times.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working times.

 

Application Form (PDF)

  Application Form (PDF)

 

Oldrids Department Store, Scunthorpe

   

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Concessions

  

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