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Home & Lifestyle Assistant (alternate weekends) – Stewarts Christchurch

Our Home & Lifestyle department has been getting busier and busier as we endeavour to offer a wider and more interesting selection of items than ever before. We are currently recruiting for a weekend member of staff to work every other weekend alongside our existing team in our busy and high quality department.

Applicants must possess retail experience, preferably in a busy department store or high street retailer, good merchandising and display skills, excellent levels of customer service and team working skills are required, however at times you will be required to work independently on your own initiative. An interest in plants and giftware would be an advantage. (Please note that some heavy lifting is involved).

This vacancy will involve working alternate weekends (both days) on a fortnight basis as follows:

Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with 1 hour unpaid break each day.

In return we offer competitive rates of pay, contributive pension, staff discount after probationary period, uniform, free parking and a pleasant working environment.

If you wish to apply for this vacancy then please send your C.V. or completed application form together with a covering letter to:

HR Department
Stewarts Head Office
8 Christchurch Business Park
Radar Way
Christchurch
Dorset
BH23 4FL 
or email us: jobs@stewarts.co.uk

Closing Date: 31st May 2019 

(Please note we will not accept applications sent through third party agencies/recruitment websites. Only direct applications will be considered)

Coffee Shop Assistants – Stewarts Christchurch

We are on the look out for warm outgoing people to join our Coffee Shop team in Edwards Coffee Shop. We aim to provide an outstanding experience for our visitors and need people who can contribute to making their visit exceptional. We work hard to make working here pleasurable, but our Coffee Shop is a fast paced and busy environment so you will be kept busy most of the time.

Duties will include dealing with customers face to face throughout the day either serving food, cakes, preparing hot drinks as well as operation of tills and clearing tables.

Applicants should possess good communication, team working and customer service skills as well as having a good level of health and safety/hygiene knowledge. Previous catering experience in a similar environment would be an advantage, but is not essential.

We have vacancies available for an average of 24 to 30 hours per week which will include 2 or 3 days in the week in addition to alternate weekends.

If you are committed to excellent customer service and wish to apply for a vacancy with us on that basis, then please send your C.V. or application form together with a covering letter, indicating clearly your availability to:

HR Department
Stewarts Head Office
8 Christchurch Business Park
Radar Way, 

Christchurch
BH23 4FL
or
email: jobs@stewarts.co.uk

Closing Date: 7th June 2019 (Previous applicants need not apply)

Garden Shop Assistant (Sundays) – Stewarts Broomhill (Wimborne)

We are seeking to recruit a sales assistant to join our Garden Shop team at Stewarts Broomhill on Sundays.

Duties will include general customer advice together with some merchandising, so retailing experience and/or horticultural knowledge would be a distinct advantage (please note that some heavy lifting is involved).
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Applicants should possess good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team delivering a high level of customer service.

The job involves working every Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with 30 minutes break.

In return we offer competitive rates of pay, uniform, free parking , pension, staff discount scheme and a pleasant working environment. Please note own transport is required due to our countryside location.

If you wish to apply for this vacancy then please send your C.V. or completed application form together with a covering letter to:

HR Department
Stewarts Head Office
8 Christchurch Business Park
Radar Way
Christchurch
Dorset
BH23 4FL or
email: jobs@stewarts.co.uk

Closing Date: 31st May 2019

(Please note we will not accept applications sent through third party agencies/recruitment websites. Only direct applications will be considered)

Home & Lifestyle Supervisor (Maternity Cover) – Stewarts Broomhill (Wimborne)

An opportunity has arisen to join our Home & Lifestyle Department working as a Supervisor on a fixed-term for 9 to 12 months contract with gifts, cards, books, food, homeware, jewellery, plants and much much more.

We are looking for an exceptional person to fill this position from mid May/beginning of June 2019.
You will be passionate about the products we sell but also about customer satisfaction.

Working well with minimal managerial supervision, you will be proactive with a keen eye for detail in order to maintain stock and visual merchandising standards, so experience in a similar retail environment is a must have.

In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive a competitive rate of pay, generous employee discount after probationary period, contributive pension scheme, free uniform, free parking and a pleasant working environment.

This vacancy will involve working an average of 30 hours per week (6 hours per day) to include weekdays and alternate weekends with a day off during the week.

If you are committed to customer satisfaction and fulfil the above criteria for this vacancy then we would love to hear from you.

Please complete an application form or send us your CV together with a covering letter explaining why you are perfect for this job:

HR Department
Stewarts Head Office
8 Christchurch Business Park
Radar Way
Christchurch
Dorset
BH23 4FL 
or email us: jobs@stewarts.co.uk

Closing Date: 24th May 2019 (Extended) – Previous applicants need not apply.

Senior Cook – Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre (Titchfield)

An 8th Generation business that knows about plants and everything about gardening. It’s our passion! But we also love good homemade food, locally sourced or home reared, fresh and seasonal.

Catering is a very important part of our business and we are looking for foodies to join our team at our Coffee Shop at Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre. We pride ourselves on the high quality food and service we offer together with a fun and happy atmosphere.

We are on the look out for an extra team member. Someone who loves their food and would like to help us produce outstanding quality for our customers. As a Senior Cook you would develop the menu, produce lovely meals and run the kitchen. Experience in a similar business and relevant catering, health & hygiene training is required.

The vacancy involves working Mondays to Fridays and alternate weekends with a fixed day off during the week working from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with occasional late night until 8 p.m.

In return we offer competitive salary, uniform, free parking, staff discount scheme after probationary period, contributive pension scheme, no split shifts and a pleasant working environment.

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, then please send your C.V. or application form together with a covering letter to:

HR Department
Stewarts Head Office
8 Christchurch Business Park
Radar Way
Christchurch
BH23 4FL or
email: jobs@stewarts.co.uk

Closing Date: 7th June (Extended) – Previous applicants need not apply

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