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Retail Assistant

York Conferences Ltd
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
14,470 per annum, reduced pro rata
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Role Description

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Retail Assistant to work in our brand new Nisa store based at the University of York opening late 2017. You will work as part of a team to offer a friendly, knowledgeable and efficient retail service. 

Your duties will include assisting on the shop floor helping customers find products they are looking for and answering any queries which they may have. You will also serve on the checkout ensuring customers shopping is processed, packed and paid for without unnecessary delays. Ensure licensing laws, age related product legislation and health and safety procedures are adhered to at all times.

You will have first class communication skills, experience of working within the retail sector and have the ability to work as part of a team.

Full Training will be provided.

The hours of work are 16, 15, 12 or 9 per week. A variety of shift patterns are available. For full details please see the full job description.  Please specify on your application which shift pattern you wish to apply for.

 YCL has a fantastic rewards package available including;

  • 38 days annual leave, including 8 statutory public holidays pro rata
  • Concession rates at York Sport Village and Centre
  • Company pension scheme and work place pension scheme
  • Discount scheme with local and national retailers, restaurants and tradesmen
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work, childcare vouchers and campus nursery
  • 10% off at campus Nisa Supermarkets
  • A supportive and friendly working environment
  • Uniform provided

The starting salary is £14,470 per annum, reduced pro rata

Closing date: 10 December 2017

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and applicants will be invited to interview on a regular basis until the vacancies are filled.

Previous applicants need not apply.

York Conferences Ltd. (YCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of York. The Head Office is situated at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. The successful candidate will be appointed on YCL terms and conditions of employment.

For further information and to apply on-line, please visit our website:  If you wish you can forward your current CV to the email address below or post to HR, Commercial Services, 1st Floor Helix House, York Science Park, Heslington, York, YO10 5BR.  For any enquiries please contact the HR team on 01904 328413 / 328424

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