Center Parcs

Retail Assistants - Brandon

Elveden Forest Village, Suffolk
£7.20 per hour
11 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Job Type
Part Time
We're a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.
Join the UK's number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.
Our Retail Department play a key role in ensuring our guests stay is as enjoyable as possible and to assist us in that aim, we now seek motivated individuals to join our team. Our retail outlets include the Parc Market, which stocks over 2,500 lines and is where guests buy their daily groceries; Refresh, where snacks and drinks can be bought; Treats, for those with a sweet tooth and our Nature Centre Shop, which caters for gifts and wildlife products. 
  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets 
We are looking for Retail Assistants with a passion for delivering excellent customer service to join our team. Based in Parc Market, our Village supermarket, your duties will involve all aspects of retail from serving customers on the checkouts and handling payments to replenishing stock ensuring that all goods are attractively displayed.
The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a guest facing role, have excellent communication skills and be comfortable working independently or as part of a team. You will be confident taking ownership of guest queries or issues, ensuring that they are served in a friendly and efficient manner.
You will be contracted to work 64 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive your contracted hours each period. The earliest shift start time is 7am and the latest shift finish time is 9.30pm. You will also be required to work weekends and public / bank holidays on a rota basis.
Essential requirements:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Physically capable of carrying out the demands of the role 
Desirable requirements:
  • Basic Food Hygiene Qualification
  • Current Clean Drivers Licence
  • NVQ Level 2 in Customer Service or equivalent qualification
  • Previous experience working in retail would be desirable
Closing date:  25 October 2016 
Interviews to be held w/c 31 October 2016