Kickstart - Kickstart - Retail Assistant
06 October 2021
31 October 2021
DWP Kickstart Scheme
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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.
CDS (Superstores International) Ltd
You will be working in a fast-paced retail environment and must be willing to give the very best customer service experience to our customers.
The emphasis will be on service. This is not just a standing filling shelves type of job. If you enjoy an environment where you can really engage with the customer, then this could be the opportunity for you.
The placement will be varied, from replenishing stock to engaging with customers to help them find their ideal products.
You will need to have to have a flexible approach as there will be times when you will be supporting other areas of the Store to meet the business needs.
Previous retail experience is NOT essential. We have the all the necessary support and training to get you up to speed and delivering excellent service.
During the placement you will be supported in achieving performance standards against the following units:
• Give Customer Service
• Knows the product
• Sells the product
• Merchandise the product
• Operates the till point
• Maintains retail standards
• Deal with stock management
• Prevents loss
• Contributes to health & safety
• Works towards business goals
No previous experience or qualifications required
However potential candidates should have a flexible approach and a willingness to learn
Monday to Saturday 9.00am to 8.00pm & Sunday 10.30am to 4.30pm - hours to be decided.
National Minimum Wage
ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
All Kickstart employees will be fully inducted into their roles within their respective Stores
Till training will also be provided
All Kickstart employees will also be supported in the workplace with an appointed store “buddy” who will be able to provide guidance on a day to day basis
All Kickstart employees will be mentored by the respective Store Manager
The Store Manager will conduct 1-2-1 sessions with each Kickstart employee every two weeks where progress against the 10 performance units, detailed above in the placement summary section, will be assessed
In the last 4 weeks of the placement our Store Managers will provide coaching related to interview skills. Activities will include reviewing and updating CVs, practice interviews, etc
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