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Retail Assistant - Part Time



23d ago

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  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Kingston upon Hull


  • A friendly, positive, hard working approach to work.
  • To enjoy being busy as there is always something to do. You’ll jump from putting out deliveries to serving on the till, helping customers on the shop floor, completing important cleaning and stock rotation routines and more!
  • To be reliable as you will be an important part of a small team. Your colleagues and customers will depend upon to do your best on each shift and not let the team down.
  • A bit of flexibility when it comes to your shifts. When other members of your team are off enjoying their holidays, we may need you to work slightly different hours to cover for them. Rota’s are planned three weeks in advance and your commitments outside of work will always be taken into consideration when planning your shifts.


  • Make all of our customers feel welcome with a friendly smile and simple hello.
  • Help customers find the items that they are looking for.
  • Give a fast and friendly service at the tills, always offering help to pack and leaving a good impression with a friendly thank you and goodbye.
  • Handle stock with care whilst working deliveries, quickly placing products into our freezers and onto our shelves ready for our customers to buy.
  • Work with the rest of your team to complete the daily and weekly routines that keep our shops safe, clean and tidy.


What are the pay rates for this Retail Assistant position?

The pay rates for this position are £9.40 per hour for ages 16-20 and £11.54 per hour for ages 21+.

What are the benefits of working as a Retail Assistant at Farmfoods?

Benefits include 6 weeks holiday per year, training and development opportunities, a 15% staff discount, a smart uniform, and free life assurance.

What are the responsibilities of a Retail Assistant in this role?

Responsibilities include welcoming customers, helping customers find items, providing friendly service at the tills, handling stock, and completing daily and weekly routines to keep the shop clean and tidy.

What qualifications or qualities are needed to be a successful Retail Assistant at Farmfoods?

A friendly, positive, hardworking attitude, willingness to stay busy, reliability, and flexibility with shifts are important qualities for this role.

Are there opportunities for career advancement at Farmfoods?

Yes, there are opportunities for career advancement at Farmfoods, with training programs and promotions to Shop and Area Manager positions available from within the company.

Retail & Consumer Goods
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Mission & Purpose

Farmfoods, a Scottish family business, has served Great Britain for over 60 years. From a butcher shop in Aberdeen we have grown to more than 300 stores and four distribution centres nationwide. We work hard to bring you the best value on the food your family enjoys and on the household essentials your family needs.