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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 marketing, 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 applying 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
                                           

Home Delivery Driver's Assistant

We aim to deliver a superb range of products to customers doors with an unrivalled personal and professional service, cementing our position as one of Grantham’s most trusted and highest quality retailers.

At a time of great excitement for our Grantham site, where we are embarking on our Downtown Grantham Designer Outlet project, we require a Home Delivery Driver’s Assistant to join our friendly and close-knit Distribution team.

You will work as part of this team assisting our Home Delivery Drivers with the timely and professional transit of goods to customer’s homes. You will also help with picking stock and packing orders whilst also ensuring all paperwork is completed in adherence with Company policies.

Applicants should be well presented and have excellent organisational and customer service skills. Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage.

Hours are 37.5 per week. A flexible approach to working days and times is desirable, and you should be available to work varying days and additional hours if required.

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

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

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 G0105.

 

Sunday Sales Assistant (Beds / Bedrooms)

Every day our customers are inspired by the range of quality products and services offered at Oldrids & Downtown. Our aim is to provide each customer with exceptional service that complements our extensive product range and caters individually to their needs.

To support the existing team to enhance customer experiences and play their part in the day-to-day operation of our Grantham store, we are seeking an assistant to work primarily on our Beds and Bedroom Furniture departments.

As a member of our friendly team, you will offer excellent customer service offering advice and promotion of a range of products. You will be enthusiastic, well presented, personable and an articulate communicator, helping the customer with any questions they may have.

Other duties include administration of our in-house stock system and general housekeeping tasks. You must be able to follow our processes and procedures to ensure that transactions are handled correctly and ensure that all customers receive a positive experience.

Hours are 6 per week usually worked during store opening times on Sundays. Flexibility is key and you should be occasionally available to work varying shift patterns and differing days 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, industry-leading rewards for long service and free parking.

If you feel you would be an asset to our friendly 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 G0106.

 

Sales Assistants (Various Departments)

Every day our customers are inspired by the range of quality products and services offered at Oldrids & Downtown. Our aim is to provide each customer with exceptional service that complements our extensive product range and caters individually to their needs.

To help play a part in the day-to-day operation of our Downtown Grantham store, we have opportunities for multiple Sales Assistants to join our ground floor sales teams working primarily on our Lounge and Dining, Beds and Bedrooms, or Floor Coverings departments.

These varied and engaging roles will focus on offering an excellent customer service in a busy environment, building rapport with customers, and delivering expert product recommendations on high value items to maximise sales opportunities. You will also undertake general housekeeping within your area, process orders, offer aftersales and, importantly, undertake detailed merchandising to promote products on offer.

You will be at an advantage if you have relevant retail experience although this is not essential, and training will be provided as required.

Hours will be worked within store opening times but are negotiable to suit individual preferences. A flexible approach to working days and times is required and you should be available to work occasional varying shift patterns and differing days if required.

Our superb benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, free parking, 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 G0107.

 

Oldrids Online, Grantham
  

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Downtown Garden Centre, Grantham 
                 

Head Cook

Our Downtown Garden Centre Restaurant has for many years offered our customers quality food and beverages and a well-earned rest from their shopping.

In line with our continuing plans for a £125 million premium designer outlet centre at our Grantham site, we have expanded and enhanced our customer offer, and we are looking at other avenues for our restaurant’s development.

To contribute to our exciting plans for the future, we are seeking an experienced Head Cook on a full-time basis working five days out of seven.

The duties for this busy and varied role will include the preparation of quality meals to delight our customers, sourcing and costing of ingredients, and supporting the Restaurant Manager with menu design and monitoring the financial performance of the department.

As a Head Cook, you will be involved in all aspects of running the restaurant including planning staffing, ensuring high standards of customer service and satisfaction, and maintaining levels of stock. Ideally, the successful candidate will have the skills, qualifications and previous experience in catering or hospitality to produce quality products for our customers.

If you feel you could be an asset to our friendly Downtown Restaurant team, we would love to hear from you.

Salaries are negotiable and our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores.

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 P0104.

 

Trolleys / General Assistant

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 friendly Garden Centre team, we are seeking a Trolleys / General Assistant to help carry out a multitude of different tasks and support the day-to-day operation of the store.

The main responsibility of this role is maintaining the high standards of presentation within our outdoor area and store front for our customers, including eliminating weeds, emptying of rubbish bins and keeping trolleys stocked up.

You will also be required to assist customers with purchases to their cars and support with store projects and other ad hoc duties.

Applicants should be enthusiastic, have a good level of self-motivation and be able to communicate effectively with staff and customers alike.

Hours are 35 per week worked on five days out of seven, usually during store opening times. You will be required to work at the weekends in line with our usual busiest trading periods and a degree of flexibility is required, with you being 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, industry-leading rewards for long service and free parking.

If you feel you would be an asset to our 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 P0105.

 
Downtown Superstore, Boston

 

Administration Apprentice

Every day 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 complements our extensive product range and caters individually to each customer’s needs.

To help maintain our reputation as an exceptional provider of quality goods and services, we have an exciting opportunity for an Administration Apprentice to join our friendly Accounts Office team at our Downtown Boston Store. This is a great opportunity to establish a career within a whole range of office settings.

You will complete a range of administrative tasks including filing and data inputting, whilst also offering the best customer service when assisting customers. Other responsibilities include cash handling, operating the switchboard and other ad-hoc duties as required. Applicants will have great attention to detail, be able to work effectively as part of a small team and complete tasks to deadlines in a timely manner.

Hours are 35 per week, usually worked during store opening times on five days out of seven, including weekends. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working times and days.

Apprentice rates of pay apply, and the successful candidate will be required to complete a relevant qualification of their choosing.

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

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 W0102.

 

Loss Prevention Officer

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.

At a time of exciting change for our Company, we are seeking a full-time Loss Prevention Officer to maintain robust security across our Downtown Boston site and minimise stock loss.

Responsibilities for this extremely varied and rewarding role 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.

You must be able to be diplomatic and have a high degree of tact during challenging situations. As a keyholder, you will be trustworthy and be able to communicate effectively as part of a close-knit team. Although not essential, you would be at an advantage if you have experience or relevant qualifications (such as an SIA licence) in Loss Prevention or a relevant security role.

Hours are 38.75 per week, worked on five days out of seven during the day, including some weekend working in line with our busiest trading times. There will be times where you are required to be ‘on-call’ overnight on a rota and deal with compromised security as necessary, so we would ask that applicants are located a maximum of 20 minutes away from our Downtown Boston store at Wyberton Chain Bridge.

The salary for this role is competitive (and includes a monthly callout allowance), and our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment, industry-leading rewards for long service and free parking.

If you feel you would be an asset to our friendly 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 W0103

 
Oldrids Department Store, Scunthorpe

    

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Concessions

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Account Manager (Bare Minerals - Downtown Boston)

Our Bare Minerals concession based within our Downtown Boston store are seeking an Account Manager to join their friendly and hardworking team for 22.5 hours per week worked on four days out of seven, including regular weekend working. As an Account Manager, you will ensure presentation of stock is unrivalled, you offer exemplary service supporting new customers and your dedicated customer base, and work towards sales targets being met or exceeded.


If you would like to apply or require further information, please contact vicki.chambers@bareminerals.co.uk or e-mail your CV and a covering letter to the same e-mail address.