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Retail Assistant / Driver

York Commercial Ltd
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Term-time only
Contract status
Fixed term
9.77 per hour
Interview Date
11 October 2021
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Role Description

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Retail Assistant / Driver to work in one of our Nisa stores based at the University of York. You will work as part of a team to offer a friendly, knowledgeable and efficient retail service to all customers. The post holder will be responsible for our new “tuck shop” on campus, providing a service to University students with Nisa products.

As well as serving customers at locations around campus and ensuring sufficient stock is available, your duties will also include ensuring the vehicle is roadworthy and well presented at all times. You will also need to ensure licensing laws, age related product legislation and health and safety procedures are adhered to at all times.

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

This position is term time only (30 weeks per year) for 20 hours per week.

The starting salary offered is £5862 per annum (£9.77 per hour).

This is a fixed term position for 12 months.

The typical shift pattern will be Monday to Friday, 16:00-20:00.

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

Closing date: 6 October 2021

Anticipated interview date: 11 October 2021


York Commercial 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.

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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