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Retail Assistant

Reference Number: 10637

  • Job LocationLocation: Epworth
  • Job SalarySalary/Rate: 9.00 - 10.00 / Hour
  • Job Contract TypeContract Type: Temp To Perm
  • Employment TypeHours Type: Full Time
  • Job Shift TypeShift Type: Monday To Saturday
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Job Description

Our client, an independent retailer stocking over 26000 lines and over 300 suppliers, are looking to recruit a Retail Assistant to join their team in Epworth, North Lincolnshire.

This company are a forward-thinking organisation and are offering a temporary to permanent position to join an existing team of hardworking retail specialists providing a first-class customer service.

You will be hardworking, customer-orientated, motivated, and physically fit with excellent time keeping skills who enjoys working as part of a team. This role will suit you if you are keen to maintain high standards and have a hands-on approach.

Job Summary

Hours of Work

  • 42 hours per week – 5 days over 6 (includes some Saturdays) 0800 to 1730


The following are a list of responsibilities for this role:

  • Receiving, processing and organising shipments and deliveries accordingly
  • Restocking shop items and ensuring that the sales floor is organised according to established guidelines
  • Assisting customers in locating desired shop items
  • Informing customers of shop promotions to encourage purchases
  • Performing regular price audits to identify and correct price discrepancies
  • Performing end of day cleaning duties (wiping down windows, mirrors, fixtures, sweeping and perhaps mopping of floors)
  • Addressing and resolving customers complaints in a professional manner
  • Processing customer payments using the shops point of sale system
  • Maintaining an in-depth knowledge of store items to provide advice and recommendations as needed


  • Proven retail / sales experience - preferably within a DIY Store
  • Experience of using labelling and pricing equipment as well as point of sale software

Desired Skills / Qualities

  • Strong organisational skills
  • The ability to stand for extended periods
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • A peoples person
  • Confident, friendly, helpful and have an engaging personality
  • Adept at using pricing and labelling equipment
  • Effective communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills

Job Benefits / Perks

  • Statutory Holidays
  • Government Pension Contributions
  • Permanent position

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