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Employers featured on this WoolworthsReunited page: (click the link if you want to hop directly to your chosen advertiser)

Alexon, Argos, Austin Reed Group, Barclays, Barracuda (Australia), Best Buy, Bhs, Blacks (Millets, Mambo, Freespirit, O'Neill), Blockbuster, Boots, BP Forecourts, BrightHouse, Calendar Club UK, Carphone Warehouse, Cheque Centre Claires, Clinton Cards, Coloroll, Country Casuals, Debenhams, Dominos, Robert Dyas, Esso Forecourts (ROC), eXPD8, *NEW* Focus DIY, FX Currency Services, Greenwoods Menswear, Greggs of the Midlands, Halfords,Harding Brothers (On-Board Shops), Harris International Marketing (HIM), Homebase, House of Fraser, Instore (Poundstretcher), Instore (Smiths News), Leon Jaeggi & Son, KFC (QFM), Kleeneze, Laura Ashley, Lidl, LokNStore, M&S Simply Food, Mamas & Papas, Martin McColl, Meridian Business Support (Bristol) Mills Group, Monsoon Accesorize, Morrisons, Mothercare, Moto, On Your Bike, Opal, The Perfume Shop, Pets at Home, Poundland, Poundstretcher, Rightway, RSPB, Sally Salon Services, Savers, Sayers the Bakers, Screwfix, Paul Simon, Somerfield, Subway, Superdrug, Three, TK Maxx, Vodafone, The Warehouse (New Zealand), White Stuff, WHSmith, Vue Cinemas 

JobCentre Plus logo - Department of Work and Pensions

Please remember that Jobcentre Plus is here to help you. Our priority is to ensure that you receive the support and training that you need to get back to work as quickly as possible.  We will also help you to receive the benefits that you are entitled to.

The Jobcentre Plus website gives a comprehensive overview of the services that we have to offer. Central to our website is our jobs database which has over 500,000 vacancies advertised. Every working day we receive over 10,000 new vacancies and help 5,400 people into work.

Our website not only lets people search for a job but also provides tips on filling out an application form, writing a cv, preparing for an interview or registering with a recruitment agency.

chequecentre.co.uk - we currently have vacancies across the UK.  If you've got what it takes to work in a fast paced, growth oriented, customer focused environment, why not visit our website to find out more?

Have you got what it takes?

About Us

Cheque Centre was founded in 1996 and is one of the UK's leading alternative retail financial services companies with over 150 stores throughout Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Wales. We offer instant cash solutions to our varied customer base via a number of different products which include:-

  • Pay Day Advance (short term loans)
  • Cheque Cashing
  • Currency Exchange
  • Western Union Money Transfer Services
  • Log Book Loans ( loans from £1,000 to £50,000)
  • Pre-paid MasterCard
  • Gold Purchasing 

The success of our business is down to the hard working, passionate and committed staff who work in stores nationwide and at Head Office in Edinburgh. Working together, the stores and Head Office ensure that they deliver to every customer a fast and friendly service whilst ensuring that they are all treated with the highest respect and confidence.

Our History

1996 Cheque Centre was established
2006 Cheque Centre opened its 28th store
2006 Acquired by Check n Go, our American parent company
2008 Cheque Centre has now grown to over 130 stores and counting
2009 Cheque Centre opens its 140th store
2010 Cheque Centre opens its 150th store with many more to follow!  

Cheque Centre and You

Cheque Centre is a professional High Street brand employer with stores located in Town Centres and local High Streets, nationwide.

We work hours which allow our colleagues to have a great work life balance! Our stores open Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm, and Saturdays 9 to 5pm, we are closed on Sundays and there are no late nights! We provide a ‘small business’ culture of being progressive, exciting and friendly whilst remaining professional at all times. 


We have a number of vacancies across the UK that may suit woolworthsreunited.com members

If you’ve got what it takes to work in our growing, fast-paced and customer focused organization, take a look at our website. It includes colleague testimonials, job descriptions, an overview of the recruitment process as well as details about our current vacancies!  

Apply online today at www.chequecentre.co.uk


  • Bonus scheme
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Discount Benefits
  • Maternity / Paternity Provisions
  • Colleague Discounts
  • Pension Provision

Should you have any questions about the positions we are recruiting for, please contact the HR department on 0131 442 7060.

Cheque Centre | The Forum | Bankhead Crossway North | EDINBURGH | EH11 4BP

* Loans are subject to status, applicants must be over eighteen.

BrightHouse logo and their CEO, former HR Director and MD of Woolworths plc, Leo McKee

BrightHouse is the leading UK rent-to-own company. We provide quality branded household goods to customers on affordable weekly payments through 179 retail stores.

The BrightHouse team has delivered a substantial and sustained uplift in business performance since 2005, following the appointment Leo McKee as Chief Executive. Leo has a rich history within the retail sector including serving as Managing Director of Woolworths shortly before the demerger.

Our growth continues to provide career opportunities at all levels within the organisation, across stores, distribution and head office functions. A number of ex-Woolies colleagues have already joined us, and are fitting in well - and now we're looking for more. Our current vacancies include:

  • Regional Manager South Coast, covering an area from Brighton to Southampton. Salary c £40k
  • Deputy Managers in the Southampton area
To find out more, please visit our website http://www.brighthouse.co.uk and then send us your CV! We'll look forward to hearing from you.
Calendar Club advertisement for self-employed owner operators (for an accessible version please visit http://www.calendarclubuk.com) Click here to visit calendarclubuk.com, where you can download an application form, or call mark on 01392 207001 and quote reference 'WS'
Kleeneze - making your life that little bit easier

Why not take a look at the opportunities available with KLEENEZE - HOME SHOPPING?


Work hours that suit you! No Boss ! Work - Full/Part time.

Earn £200-£500 plus - every 4 weeks (part time)
View the opportunity at www.kleeneze.co.uk or visit www.no-worrys .com ref ih to have details emailed, or email  panamadip16@yahoo.co.uk    


Kleeneze Ltd | Express House | Clayton Business Park |Clayton Le Moors | Accrington | Lancashire | BB5 5JY

Poundland logo


The Poundland Story - Everything's £1

At Poundland we aim to create a retail environment that offers unbelievable value and variety and satisfies customers of every lifestyle. Every week almost 2 million customers enjoy the fun and exciting shopping experience of Poundland in hundreds of stores nationwide. We are very proud to offer a single £1 price, that hasn't changed since we opened our first store in 1990. We plan to open 50 stores this year and are keen to recruit more ex Woolworths colleagues, building on those who have already joined us.

We recognise each colleagues individuality, abilities, effort and achievement. We will continue to encourage the attainment of maximum potential, and in so doing develop a loyal and skilled workforce.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Poundland Team either within the Head Office departments (based in West Midlands) or within our store network throughout the UK.

Interested? If so please apply via www.poundland.co.uk

instore - Improve the quality of your in store delivery. A division of Smiths News. (DMA accredited)

Merchandisers and Team Leaders across the UK

At Instore we provide effective field-based marketing solutions for a growing portfolio of clients. We are part of Smiths News, which until recently was part of WHSmith. Our team of merchandisers visit clients' stores regularly, either weekly, fortnight or monthly. They are dedicated to maximising sales and improving the impact of displays and customer service, doing a mix of routine and project tasks. We help our clients' teams to deliver their best!

Right now we are are looking for Merchandisers and Team Leaders to join our team across the UK. We are looking for people who can be flexible and have already proved that they are both reliable and committed. Applicants must have a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle of their own, for which a mileage rate will be paid. Previous merchandising or retail experience is a distinct advantage and we would particularly like to hear from ex-Woolworths colleagues who want to put their training and expertise to good use. Rates of pay are based per call, averaging £6 - £8 per hour. Team Leaders are paid £8.81 in the London Area and £7.81 elsewhere.

You can find out more about instore by visiting our website instore.co.uk

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter by email to instore.recruit@smithsnews.co.uk

A division of Smiths News

Wickes - a job offer could have your name on it!

Jobs, choices, prospects and teamwork to shout about - Wickes 'it's got our name on it'

Wickes is the ‘best kept secret’ in the DIY market. We have been voted No 1 for Customer Satisfaction by Verdict and Which and are already the store of choice for tradesman and keen DIYers alike. With over 190 stores nationwide, we are fired by our desire to be the destination store of choice for home improvements by providing low cost, own brand, quality goods that we are proud to put our name on.

And if this wasn’t temping enough, Wickes is part of the Travis Perkins Group, which has been elected as a Business Superbrand and operates a further 6 businesses from more than 1,200 sites across the UK.

We have vacancies nationally for roles in a number of stores up to and including Store Managers as well as a number of vacancies at our Head Office in Harrow, Middlesex. We're particularly keen to attract high calibre managers for our stores in the London area. You don't have to be a DIY fanatic to join us but you do need to put customers first and to be passionate about what you do.

To find out more about Wickes, search our latest vacancies and apply on line please visit our interactive careers site


right team       right choices       right prospects

Could you inspire & lead a great team of people?  Homebase are currently looking for Store Managers, Sales Managers, Service Managers, Showroom & Seasonal Managers, Consultants, Ops Team Leaders and Team Leaders.  For more information call our Recruitment Helpline on 0121 702 0728 or click the link to visit www.homesbasecareers.co.uk Click to open the Homebase Careers website in a new windowOpen the Homebase Careers Website in a new window to search for vacancies or apply on-line Management and Team Leader Store Vacancies at Homebase. Can you inspire? Click here Open the Homebase careers website in a new window
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We are currently recruiting nationally. As well as opportunities at our London Head Office, we also have vacancies in a number of stores, so if you’re ambitious, and want to get back into retail, then we think you’ll feel right at home here. Do well with us and you will be rewarded with great opportunities and benefits.

At Bhs we’re passionate about retail, and committed to great service. We love people to express their individuality at work, whatever level you’re at, we will always encourage you to embrace opportunities and make your mark. Wherever you join us, you’ll soon see you’ll have every opportunity to show off you abilities, inspire our customers and become everything you ever wanted to be.

We’ll support your good ideas and give you the breathing space to allow them to thrive, that might be centrally as part of our Head Office teams, or in one of our stores, where you’ll see ideas take root and influence our bottom line. That way, you’ll constantly broaden your experience and improve your expertise. We’ll give you everything you need to progress as far as your talent can take you.

Please visit our website www.bhs.co.uk for all of our current vacancies, if you don’t see what you are looking for please send your CV to proudtobe@bhs.co.uk as we would love to hear from you!

DSGi Careers DSGi Careers DSGi Careers

DSG International plc is the parent
company of big brand names such
as PC World, Currys, Dixons.co.uk,
Currys.digital, Dixons Tax Free and
Pixmania.com. Our range of businesses
have made us Europe's leading specialist
electrical retailing group. We have retail
and e-tail operations in 28 countries,
trading through more than 1,300 outlets,
employing over 40,000 people and
serving more than 100 million customers
every year.

And it's not only about the shop floor.
Our Retail Support Centre in Hemel
Hempstead provides the business with
Buying, Marketing, Finance, HR and IT
support, whilst DSGi Business provides
IT & Network solutions to more than a
third of the UK's companies.


Then there's our Supply Chain network
that ensures our stores and customers
receive their goods, and The Tech Guys
who help our customers get the most out
of their technology.

So what does this mean for you? Well,
we're constantly growing our teams and
always looking to build on our successes
across Europe. To sum up, we offer
opportunities on a scale that few others
can match - the chance to build an
exciting and successful career, gain
exposure to a variety of international
brands and even work overseas.

For more information about us, visit

For vacancies please visit www.dsgiplc.com/careers

Careers at DSG International

Punch Taverns invite applications for Retail Management roles.  To find out more visit our recruitment website or email us your CV by following the links below.


Store Managers, Assistant Managers, Supervisors and HO

Working at Robert Dyas means being part of a hugely successful Home and Hardware retailer devoted to both our
customers and our colleagues. Having been established in 1872, we are truly passionate about retail and have created
a fun yet challenging working culture to ensure we continue to deliver excellence in customer service.

We have 105 stores spread across the south of England (99 stand alone Robert Dyas stores and 6 Concessions in
Somerfield Supermarkets) and each of these can vary in size from a large 9,000 sq. ft. down to 1,250 sq.ft.
Assisting the whole operation and looking after our employees is our Head Office in Leatherhead, Surrey.

Robert Dyas are extremely keen to hear from any recent Woolworths colleagues
who share our passion for retail and are interested in a rewarding career.

Store Managers, Assistant Managers, Supervisors or HO Personnel, please send your CV and covering letter to:


For any Sales Assistant interested in joining us, please drop into your local Robert Dyas store with your CV.

for more information about Robert Dyas please visit our careers website


Vue - one of the largest cinema operators in the United Kingdom and Ireland

Vue* is a major force in the UK cinema industry

We've already reached a landmark 65 cinemas and attract over 33 million customers each year, and are still growing. Plenty more cinemas are on the way as we build or acquire new multiplexes across the UK and Ireland. We're already one of the largest operators in the country.

Cinemagoers everywhere flock to us for the superior picture quality on our screens,
the surround sound; the sheer comfort of our modern stadium seating; and, above all,
the outstanding customer service we provide time after time.

If you’d like to help us to create the experience which is unique to Vue, we’d love to hear from you!  Please check out www.vuecareers.com for all our current cinema vacancies.

We also have vacancies at our head offices in West London. If you're interested in starting a career in HR as a Human Resources Administration Coordinator or in furthering your experience as an Internal Auditor, then we'd love to hear from you! Please email a full CV and covering letter with details as to why you'd be the right candidate to human.resources@vuemail.com.

*Vue is pronounced view

Argos and Home Retail Group logos


We are interested in speaking with any Managers from Woolworths who wish to continue their career in retail management and have the ability to inspire their team, drive profits and deliver a fantastic customer experience.

We have management vacancies available across the UK for:

  • Store Managers
  • Stock Managers
  • Customer Service Managers

With an Argos catalogue in over 70% of UK homes, and an Argos store within 10 miles of every UK household, you will be working for the UK’s most famous catalogue retailer. We are opening around 30 stores a year in line with our continued expansion and with 80% of our recruitment being done internally you can be sure that your career will be growing along with our business.

For further details please visit our website at www.argoscareers.com where you can search our database of current vacancies.


Barclays Bank plc logo

Go the extra mile for our customers and you’ll go a long way too.

At Barclays, we’re committed to putting the customer at the heart of everything that we do. So we’re looking for exceptional candidates to join us, as we go from strength to strength offering new products, opening new branches and welcoming new customers.  

With your previous retail experience gained at Woolworths, we think there’s a strong chance your customer service skills could be used to forge a fulfilling career in one of our 1,700 branches. If you understand just how important our customers are to us, and look after them accordingly, we’ll really look after you too.

We have opportunities available in the following roles, in various locations nationwide:

  1. Branch Managers
  2. Assistant Branch Managers
  3. Personal Bankers
  4. Customer Advisors

We will give you all the training you need to quickly get to grips with our market-leading products and services. What’s more, join us and you’ll be rewarded with a great package that includes a generous contributory pension scheme, staff discounts on Barclays products and a range of health and well-being benefits.

To find out more, please call us on 0870 414 9015 quoting ‘Woolworths’. We’re here between 8:30am and 6pm, but you can call anytime to leave your name and contact number and we’ll call you back.

Alternatively, visit www.barclays.com/careers to browse current vacancies.

Boots logo


Boots is the UK's leading pharmacy-led health & beauty retailer, with 1,500 community pharmacies, approximately 800 destination health & beauty stores, as well as around 290 opticians practices, the choice and variety of opportunities available is vast.

To apply for all roles at Boots, (including Sales Assistants & Colleague roles, Management, Graduate and Nottingham central support office) please log onto:-


Additional contact information for management vacancies only

Greggs of the Midlands - ready when you are!  Advertising vacancies for Shop and Field Managers. If you are visually impaired and would like more details please call us on 0121 605 1122, quoting reference W2G09. As you can tell from this Alt tag, people matter to us.
Clinton Cards - Britain's largest specialist retailer of greetings cards, plush merchandise and related products.

We are the largest specialist retailer of greeting cards, plush merchandise and related products in the UK.  Founded in 1968 when Don Lewin, our Chairman opened his first store in Epping. 

We have had a dynamic history of growth and look forward to an equally dynamic future, priding ourselves on top quality service to each and every customer.

If you are interested in joining us then please visit our website. You can use the site's seach to find the type of job that you are looking for, in your part of the country, and you can apply on-line.



eXPD8 - mad about merchandising and trusted across the British retail industry

Regional/Territory Managers Required Nationwide

The biggest retail businesses trust us. Why? Because we’re really very good at what we do. We’re well established in the industry, and we’re mad about great merchandising that stands out from the crowd and we’re focused on providing nothing less than excellence, every single time. To join us, you will be too. We’re growing and you can grow with us. Delivering service excellence first time . . . every time

Regional Managers  - Nationwide

Circa £24K + car allowance + generous benefits. (more for exceptional candidates)

As a Regional Manager, you’ll be critical to our ongoing success. Responsible for around 200 stores through a team of circa 40+ part-time Display Representatives (merchandisers), you’ll ensure that our client’s product is available, impactfully merchandised and on sale at all times. More than this, you’ll also analyse sales and financial information to increase sales within existing stores as well as developing new store locations within the whole of Ireland. Based from home, we’ll give you some of the smartest tools in the business so that you have the information you need to identify areas where performance can be improved as well as potential new business opportunities.

You will need at least five years’ experience in a multi-site retail operation, either merchandising or retail, and two of those in a people management role. You will be a natural relationship-builder with planning and organisational skills to match and most importantly will be able to create a strong team focused on delivering business goals. As you’ll be covering a wide area in most locations, a full, clean driving licence is a must and you’ll need to be comfortable working via email as well as using Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

Also Required

Territory Managers – Nationwide

Circa £16K+ car allowance + generous benefits

You’ve had three years’ of either merchandising experience or retail field management experience – either way you’ll have multi-site exposure to managing people and stores and proven delivery skills. Used to following and delivering set plans and/or projects, you’ll thrive in the immediate nature of our business. You’ll be the type of individual who takes ownership of issues from notification to resolution ensuring both commercial and customer satisfaction.

Whether you’re recruiting new team members, checking stock deliveries, inspiring your team or building relationships with store managers, you’ll be committed to customer service 24/7. You’ll need coaching ability, commercial awareness and a talent for coming up with creative display ideas. We’re also looking for the confidence to communicate with people at every level, MS Office skills and a full driving licence.

To join us, email your CV along with current salary package details to hr@expd8.co.uk

Carphone Warehouse - simple impartial advice

The Carphone Warehouse

Branch Managers

£18k - £40k (depending on location) + bonus

UK Wide

The Carphone Warehouse is the largest independent mobile retailer in Europe and one of the most well known success stories in British retail.

We are currently seeking the most talented individuals to form part of our Branch Management team, who can demonstrate a track record of putting the customer first, developing people, delivering results and achieving high retail standards.

For more information on these, and other roles available, please visit www.careersatcarphone.com 


Opal - the B2B arm of Carphone Warehouse - has built a reputation for giving impartial advice to major business clients

Opal is the business to business division of The Carphone Warehouse Group Plc, who are the UK's 3rd largest communications network operator and a member of the FTSE 250. We provide communications solutions to UK organisations, serving the needs of over 100,000 business and public sector customers and working with over 350 wholesale partners nationwide. Opal has been dedicated to serving the customer needs since 1995. The Group's recent £200m investment in its Next Generation Network (NGN), demonstrates our commitment in providing converged solutions that will support UK companies through the 21st Century.

Our team of over 950, UK based specialists have been helping UK organisations find the right solution to save time, money and provide the best local customer service available. Our team takes great pride in its quality of service, with our customers rewarding us with an overall satisfaction rating of 95% and ensuring that our processes are independently audited and fully compliant with ISO 9001.

To find out more about Opal please visit our website www.opal.co.uk. Our vacancies and details of how to apply are shown on the website that we share with the other members of our Group, Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy. For our latest jobs click here to visit careersatcarphone.com.


White Stuff - 56 stores filled with lovely men's and women's fashions and accessories

There are currently 56 White Stuff stores (and counting) filled with lovely men’s and women’s clothes and accessories.  Our stuff is subtly fashionable, great quality and good for almost all aspects of life.  We think of ourselves as fashion for lovers, not victims.

But that’s not all...  New White Stuff shops are opening all the time, with talk of going abroad (get us!) there’s lots of new stuff planned for our shops including White Stuff footwear and sunglasses.  In 2007 we were crowned Drapers Best Smaller Multiple, and if this wasn’t enough – we’ve just moved to rather swish new offices by Kennington Park (near to Oval tube if you want to pop in and say ‘hello’)

For details of all our vacancies across retail, head office, or to learn about our new stores opening, then please visit our website at www.whitestuff.com/jobs where you can see our current vacancies.

If you don’t find anything suitable at present, then feel free to email your cv and covering letter to us at iwouldlovetowork@whitestuff.com  where we can contact you when something suitable arises.
The Perfume Shop is one of the UK's leading fragrance suppliers, with 170 stores across Britain and Ireland


Exciting Management Opportunities!

Would you like to join a company that is well respected and recognised in its industry?  Here at The Perfume Shop we are just that! We are one of the UK’s leading fragrance retailers with 170 stores across the UK and Ireland!

As our company continues to flourish we are continually searching for people with passion and enthusiasm.

If you are interested in working for a company that offers fantastic training, competitive salaries, great benefits and incentives including a bonus scheme, pension scheme, generous staff discount and career progression we currently have some fantastic Management Opportunities across the UK:

Interested applicants must have:

  • Management experience from a customer facing background
  • Experience of motivating and developing staff
  • A passion for retail and customer service
  • Experience of working to targets

To apply for any of the above opportunities then please visit our website
www.the-perfume-shop.com and apply online.


Mamas & Papas - 1500 products, 32 exclusive stores and a goal to become the Worldwide Number One for Nursery Products and Maternity Wear

The UK’s leading nursery and maternity fashion retailer, Mamas & Papas has an impressive portfolio of nearly 1500 product lines and 34 exclusive stores in the UK and Ireland, plus a growing network of international outlets, with one simple aim, to become the Number One Nursery Products and Maternity Wear retailer in the world.

Mamas & Papas remains to this day a family business run with strong family values; our Italian roots and inspiration continues to shape our dream of creating a whole new world of design, creativity, individuality, and quality. Being part of Mamas & Papas means being part of a family where passion, creativity, drive and ambition are highly valued.

Working at Mamas & Papas provides a truly unique experience for people who like a fast paced, innovative and stimulating working environment. You will receive excellent benefits, competitive salary, superb training and development opportunities and a chance to make a real difference on a daily basis.

 If you would like to be part of the dream, and you are a person who believes that ‘everything matters’, then put your experience, passion and ambition to the test and take a look at our current retail stores and head office opportunities at:



or send your details directly to the Recruitment team via retailcareers@mamasandpapas.com

Lidl advertisement for Sales Assistants, Deputy Store Managers, District Managers, Graduate Store Managers, Warehouse Operatives, Warehouse Supervisors and Acquisition and Construction Managers.  To apply you need to submit an email using the link below, which includes further Alt Tag details for the partially sighted
him! turning answers into action - Harris International Marketing

For forty years Harris International Marketing has helped retailers, service businesses and suppliers to get more shoppers…and sell more to them.  We are a consulting firm with an exceptional commitment to research – holding over 15 million moment of truth "conversations" during shopping, giving robust database confidence and predictive skill.

Our client relationships are based on involvement in one or more of a number of exclusive shopper tracking programmes:

  • SECTORTrack – all shoppers anywhere
  • CTP – convenience shoppers
  • SOLTrack – specialist off license shoppers
  • C&C – cash and carry
  • High Street (Variety, Food to Go, Coffee and Pharmacy Chains)
  • Proprietor Ontrack (independent publicans)
  • Discounter – Discount chains,
  • Delivered – Retailers and Caterers using delivered wholesale
  • ONTrack – on trade pub consumer tracking

as well as bespoke research-based consulting.


some of the marker sectors that him! researches

Attitude and personality is more important than experience. him! offers a dynamic, customer-orientated environment and our corporate values of customer focus, valuing people, innovation, and passion for research define how we treat our employees, customers, stakeholders, and each other. These key values are supported by our philosophy of recruiting, retaining, and developing outstanding staff to their full potential.

him! offers a wide range of opportunities for careers and offers competitive salary and benefits packages. We are also dedicated to continuous improvement through our structured approach to personal and career development. We recognise that it is the contribution of our people, which gives us a competitive advantage, and want to work with people who will make a positive contribution to our business.

To find out more visit our website or you can download a PDF copy of our advertisement outlining the roles that we recruit for. (A free download of the Adobe Reader software is available below if you need it.)
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If you have questions or want to to apply, Operations Director Natalie London would be delighted to talk to you. You can reach her on 020 7611 0411 or by email: Natalie.London@him.uk.com

Monsoon Accessorize - logo panel and strapline

Monsoon Accessorize header

Here at Monsoon Accessorize, we believe in beautiful product that is true to its origins.  After 35 years in business, we are still as ever committed to ethical trading and it’s at the heart of what we do.  Our prestigious Head Office is located in Notting Hill Village, West London. It is an exciting new development designed by award winning Architect Allford Hall Monaghan Morris. In addition to the new Westfield Shopping Centre, located nearby to our Head Office, Notting Hill Village has many local facilities at nearby Shepherds Bush and Holland Park.  In our Head Office, you will find a working environment that we believe encourages teamwork and all our departments based here work together to ensure that we continue to offer an exquisite range of products and a fabulous service.  At Head Office, you will find careers within Buying, Merchandising, Design & Technical Services; Finance, Purchasing, HR, Logistics & IT; Property, Marketing, Visual Merchandising & Retail Operations.

With over 900 branches, worldwide, we pride ourselves on delivering individual and impeccable customer service to our loyal customers within our unique store environments.  Be a part of our Retail team and you'll be at the heart of our company.    We have fantastic career opportunities for Branch Managers, Assistant Mangers and Floor Managers.  One thing is for certain, working at Monsoon Accessorize your talent is sure to sparkle.

So what’s in it for you?  Let’s start with the most important thing, your development.  We’ll give you the support and opportunity to take your career to the next level.  Of course you can enjoy a fabulous benefits package which includes a generous discount across our brands, up to 26 days holiday, pension, and lots more…

To search for vacancies within our Head Office in London and our branches nationwide, please click below:

House of Fraser logo

House of Fraser

House of Fraser is a department store group with 63 enviable locations across the UK and Ireland. As one of the best known names on the high street, House of Fraser has presented customers with an unrivalled nationwide department store for more than 150 years. The company was acquired by the Highland consortium in November 2006 marking the beginning of an exciting new chapter in its history.

Renowned for its designer brands and exclusive collections, House of Fraser offers luxurious items at affordable prices. From beauty essentials to home accessories, the premium department store strives to offer its customers an enjoyable and pleasant shopping experience both, online at www.houseoffraser.co.uk and in store.

House of Fraser's recruitment website will be available in the New Year. In the meantime colleagues are welcome to email resourcingho@hof.co.uk for a list of vacancies. (Please do not mail CVs.)

WHSmith Careers Logo

Head Office Opportunities

Our Head Office locations are:

High Street Business – Greenbridge Road, Swindon, Wilts, SN3 3LD

Travel Business – Wardour Street, London, W1F 8FY

All current vacancies are advertised on our careers website www.whsmithcareers.co.uk

However, we are always keen to speak to commercially focused Buyers who share our passion for retail.  Ideally you will be experienced within our core markets of Stationery, Books, Entertainment, Newspapers / Magazines, but more significantly is a proven experience of managing suppliers, strong negotiation skills, an understanding of the demands of the business and the ability to meet the needs of our customers.
So if this is you then we would be happy to receive your CV, stating whether you are interested in Swindon or London.

Please send any enquires to Maxine Roberts Maxine.roberts@whsmith.co.uk marked “Woolworths” in the subject line.

Store Management Opportunities

We have stores nationwide, on the high street, airports, railway stations and hospitals

All current vacancies are advertised on our careers website

Please apply on-line; you will then be contacted by a member of the Recruitment Team

Superdrug and Savers Careers Website

Superdrug is Britain's most fashion conscious beauty and health retailer and is committed to bringing innovation and the latest styles and trends to every high street in the UK and Southern Ireland at fantastic prices.

There are 913 Superdrug and over 200 Savers stores across the country, including over 200 Pharmacy stores. We were the first high street beauty and health retailer to support London Fashion Week and are committed to bringing new and beautiful brands to our customers exclusively and faster than our competition, securing exclusives ahead of any other UK retailer. We are part of the $11.7bn A. S. Watson Group who, among other interests, operate nine health and beauty chains across Europe

We are always looking for talented and ambitious employees who are as passionate about our brand's potential as we are. Whether you’ are interested in working within our Head Office in Croydon, working in one of our Distribution centres in Dunstable, Pontefract or Bristol, a career in Store Management or a regional role, Superdrug can offer immensely rewarding opportunities.

If you are keen to progress in a unique and rewarding culture then Superdrug is not just a great place to join, it is also a great place to stay. To find out more about Superdrug, please take a look at our main website.

Our interactive job-site shows the latest vacancies at both Superdrug and Savers and, if you register, we will email you when your ideal job comes up. To find out more please visit our careers website.

Alexon Group plc - Our Brands

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The Alexon Group consists of household names that are synonymous with style and high quality fashion.  We currently have over 1,400 High Street stores and concessions throughout the UK and Ireland.  Whichever brand you choose, our aim is the same.  To provide the customer with stylish products and the highest levels of service, and our retail teams with exciting challenging and rewarding careers.

The key to our success is you!  We have developed an exceptional Store Management training programme which we are proud to offer our new managers.  We provide you with your own designated specialist trainer who will guide you through your first weeks with us.  After the initial training period, we continue to provide support and development and encourage you to grow your retail career with us. 

Our benefits include
• Competitive Salary • Excellent work-wear allowance or generous discount • 21 days holiday
• Generous discounts across all brands – Bay, Eastex, Alex & Co, Kaliko, Minuet, Ann Harvey, and Dash
• Stakeholder pension • Long Service Awards • Retirement Awards • Child Care Vouchers
• Discounted Private Health Care – Bupa cash plan

We have management vacancies available across the UK for

• Store Managers • Concession Managers • Deputy Managers

All current vacancies are advertised on our careers website www.alexon.co.uk/recruitment
Please apply on-line; you will then be contacted by a member of the Recruitment Team

Our Head Offices are in Luton, Bedfordshire and Hatfield, Hertfordshire.  We offer excellent benefits and exceptional career opportunities. Our Luton Head Office is currently recruiting the following vacancies:
• Property Director • Merchandiser • Management Accountant – Six Months Contract

To apply or for further details of the Head Office vacancies, please send your CV and covering letter to C.Healey@alexon.co.uk


Martin McColl logo

We are Martin McColl the UK’s independent Newsagent and Convenience store retailer with over 1,300 stores. We are currently seeking experienced retailers nationwide for the following positions:

  • Store Managers up to £20K
  • Relief Managers £20,000 plus company car
  • Deputy Managers £14-15,000

We are also currently looking for a trainer to teach our management skills programme based in the North West.  This position pays up to £25,000.  We are able to offer accommodation in Cleveland if someone wanted to relocate.

 Please email CV’s to dhollis@martinmccoll.co.uk or call our recruitment hotline on 0870 6011111.

Website:  www.martinmccoll.co.uk

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Instore Plc, Poundstretcher Ltd & Coloroll operate a countrywide network of retail outlets offering fantastic variety at exceptional prices on an extensive range of products. Our continually growing retail estate currently consists of 380 stores located throughout the UK, employing over 5,000 people. Our goal is to make stores appealing to the whole family and deliver a unique shopping experience to every customer.

This is an exciting time to join the Company as we rapidly re-brand Poundstretcher to …instore and expand throughout the UK. This expansion has created a wealth of opportunities for motivated and driven individuals who thrive on a challenge as they make their mark upon the Company's history. Stores have been modernised, new stores rolled out, and product ranges expanded. All these factors have contributed to the Company's success, leading to increased sales and demand and consequently new Field and Store-based opportunities. Our Head Office is in Deighton, Huddersfield, near the M62.

The environment is challenging but extremely rewarding. Staff are given autonomy at an early stage and really have the opportunity to make their mark in driving the business forward. Creativity, inspiration and responsibility are positively encouraged although there is no pressure for those who don't want this.

We have a moral and professional obligation to all our staff to ensure that they are trained to carry out their role successfully. To this end we encourage self development,  providing a high degree of support, and many of our senior members of staff have progressed with the Company to become successful managers.

If you are a team-player with drive, commitment and ownership, please visit our website. You can click to our list of vacancies based nationwide and take advantage of our excellent salary and benefit packages.

We've attached three example advertisements to give you a flavour of what we're looking for:

Store Manager    Deputy Manager    Sales Manager    (In PDF format - Free Reader software below)

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ROC UK Ltd is the method of site operation for Esso in the UK, we have approximately 400 service stations in the UK and Ireland. We have vacancies at sales advisor level, assistant store manager level and store manager level.

Colleagues can apply on-line at our web site www.rocpeople.co.uk

Not all our sales advisor vacancies are advertised on the web site -however if they send an email to rocrecruits@exxonmobil.com and their email will be forwarded to their local recruiter.

Moto - the UK's leader in motorway service areas

Moto is the UK's leader in motorway service areas. People stop at a Moto service area to relax, unwind, eat and drink, and enjoy a spot of retail therapy. But whatever they decide to do, we work hard to make sure that every single customer leaves feeling better than when they arrived. 

We have 43 locations throughout the country, with 6,000 staff dedicated to customer satisfaction.  Operating a number of high street brands at our sites, including WHSmiths, Marks and Spencers Simply Foods and Costa Coffee, we are interested in speaking with any managers from Woolworths who would like to continue their career with Moto.

To find out more and apply online, head to www.moto-careers.co.uk where you’ll find an up to date list of all current vacancies.

We also have supervisory and customer service assistant roles; please contact your local site.  Where to find us can be found on www.moto-way.com

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Mills Group has 73 convenience stores throughout the country.

We currently have management vacancies in Birmingham, Cumbria, North Yorkshire and the East Midlands, as well as a number of Customer Service Colleague positions across the country. Our website gives an overview of the Group, and has an interactive job-seeker service with an on-line application form.


Mills values the people within our business, as without them we would not be a success! The vision at Mills is to ensure everyone within the business is working towards one common goal: “To be the best in convenience retailing by getting it right, first time every time.” In order to do this we focus on the people in our business and ensure they have the support, guidance and capabilities to work as a team and to achieve results.

Mills pledge the following six, team company values:

  • Trust – We tell the truth and have a firm belief in our colleagues. We treat others how we wish to be treated!
  • Innovation – We will always look at going to the next level by introducing new methods, ideas and products!
  • Teamwork – By working together we will find solutions to all challenges we encounter!
  • Personal Development– We are committed to ongoing personal development to develop us as individuals and to allow us to share the knowledge we gather with others!
  • Job Satisfaction– We are committed to creating job satisfaction by instilling a fun, enjoyable and rewarding place of work!
  • Brilliant Customer Service– We only provide a brilliant customer service at all times!

The Group values the Mills brand and all the people who work hard to ensure we continue to be a success.

To find out more you can download a job description for either the Store Manager or the Customer Service Colleague role (and if you need it Adobe Reader software to read the job description via the icon below).
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For details of vacancies in your area and to apply on-line please visit our website. If you need more information you are welcome to call our HR Department on 0191 293 3904.

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In a little over twenty years, Vodafone has developed from a mobile phone network into far, far more. We’re now present in 25 countries, across 5 continents. We boast over 260 million loyal customers worldwide. And in the UK alone, we have nearly 400 dedicated retail stores, a number of contact centres and a state-of-the-art global headquarters in Newbury, Berkshire.

The future of the communications market promises to be fascinating. Technology is evolving by the nanosecond. Competition is getting more and more intense. Possibilities are springing up everywhere. For that reason, we’re incredibly keen on keeping our skills and expertise razor-sharp. So, there’s a huge variety of training and development to discover here – coaching, mentoring, e-learning, courses – all tailored around your needs. And, if you’re looking for somewhere you can move around the business and develop, look no further.


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Blockbuster UK is no longer just a video rental store. Rental is the core strength of the business, but there are also retail propositions for movies, games, drinks and confectionery.

Trade-In is something that really sets Blockbuster UK stores apart from other competitors. Customers can trade-in movies and games for cash or credit on their membership accounts. Blockbuster UK also sells movies and games, both new and pre-owned titles, meaning that again you can often find more than the latest releases and maybe even some hidden treasures. For many people a 'Great Night In' is sitting down with friends and family to enjoy a movie and indulge themselves with a choice of their favourite chocolates, snacks or ice cream treats. Blockbuster UK provides all the elements of a 'Great Night In' under one roof, we are proud to offer our customers the largest range, anywhere in the UK, of Haagen Dazs and Ben and Jerry's Super Premium Ice Cream.

We are particularly interested in hearing from people with experience in DVDs and games. Perhaps you currently work in the Entertainment Department in your store.

To find out more about careers with Blockbuster please visit our website:


Speculative Store Management Candidates

If none of our current vacancies advertised on our website is suitable but you would like to be considered for any future opportunities, or perhaps designate roles. Please email your details, and an explanation of what you are interested in to: Narinder Sandhu at narinder.sandhu@blockbuster.com

Greenwoods Menswear, fine clothing since 1860.
At Greenwoods we're always on the lookout for talented people to join our 93 branches nationwide

Branch Management/Deputy Manager Vacancies
across the UK

Have you got the passion, enthusiasm and entrepreneurial flair to manage your own High Street business successfully ?

Branch Manager’s duties and responsibilities are to:

  • Deliver unrivalled standards of service and positive sales experiences for all of our customers
  • Consistently achieve sales performance-based KPI’s
  • Inspire, manage and develop a positive, dynamic and effective store team
  • Ensure compliance to all operational standards and procedures
  • Ensure delivery of superb displays and merchandising standards
  • Utilise entrepreneurial flair to grow the business to be the most successful on the High Street

We offer very competitive salaries and a motivational and achievable sales bonus scheme.  Our handsome staff discount schemes offer exceptional value for all our people.  We have a Superb Training Programme and have been recognised as an ‘Investor in People.’

 If you are seeking great satisfaction from your work and an opportunity to ‘really make a difference’ and develop your career, then we have your first store waiting for you.

Please  contact: Rebecca Wagstaffe, HR Advisor, Tel: 01274 659673 wagstaffer@gwmw.com for information on current vacancies.

Passionate and enthusiastic? Then come and join our team.

Sayers the Bakers logo

Here at Sayers the Bakers we currently have 158  shops throughout the North West in various regions, Liverpool, North Wales, Blackpool, Preston, Blackburn, Chorley, Bolton, Rochdale, Halifax, Oldham, Southport, Ormskirk, Wigan and Skelmersdale,  specializing in producing and selling breads pastries cakes and confectionery.

We currently have various vacancies for Managers and Assistant Managers across the region.

Our website is under improvement currently, however it does contain contact information for recruitment purposes.

Please visit our website at www.sayersthebakers.co.uk
or you can job search for Sayers the Bakers on Monster.co.uk via this link

If, after looking at the site and vacancies on offer, you want to work in an exciting and challenging environment, please submit a CV using the links above or give us a call on 0151 633 9961.

Harding Brothers logo

The Harding Brothers group of companies was founded over sixty years ago and has traditionally offered a range of goods and services to the Shipping Industry.

  • The operation of on board tax- and duty-free retail concessions
  • The provision of on-board health and beauty spa services

Harding Brothers retail division has grown substantially over the past few years and is poised for further growth over the next few. Having dominated the UK market we have now moved into securing a strong market share in the US through the successful launch of the Queen Mary 2 and the luxury fleets of Seabourn Yachts and Silver Seas Cruise lines.

We currently have vacancies for:

  • Sales Assistants
  • Assistant Managers
  • Trainee Managers

Here are a few examples of some of the ships that we have retail outlets on, Cunard, P&O, Crystal, Royal Caribbean and Celebrity.

Our outlets include many branded goods including Watches, Fine Jewellery, Clothing, Giftware and Duty Free.

To find out more about our company, please visit our website www.hardingbros.co.uk. Your can also see our very latest vacancies right away here.

If you want to further your retail career and travel the world whilst earning a tax free salary, then please send your CV to recruitment@hardingbros.co.uk or call Laura Herneman on 0117 916 3601 to talk it over.

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Claire's Careers - part of a global success story

Claire's is a huge global success story, which spans four decades. A leading international retailer, we sell an incredible ever-changing range of value-priced costume jewellery, accessories and cosmetics to our fashion-aware customers. In the fast-paced world of fashion, we make sure we're always one step ahead.

It all started for us in the UK in 1996 when we bought a company called Bow Bangles, who had 50 stores across the country. Over the subsequent three years we opened most of the stores we have today. At the peak we opened, on average, a store every 4 days. Now we have over 450 stores in the UK and Ireland, and a further 400 Europe, and plan to keep growing!

Our expansion mean we currently have a number of vacancies which may appeal to Woolworths Colleagues, spanning fifteen Head Office roles, based in Birmingham, at the time of writing, and thirty vacancies for Store and Assistant Managers around the UK. To find out more please visit our comprehensive jobs website:


Subway ® logo

Made To Order Limited currently operates over 40 SUBWAY® stores across Greater Manchester & West Yorkshire and is the largest franchisee operator outside of North America.

We are looking for Managers (Store and Deputy) with energy, confidence and enthusiasm who have the desire to lead and inspire a team to achieve their goals.

A successful Manager needs to be an excellent role model  an organized business manager and  natural motivator with the ability to drive their team to give outstanding customer service to every single customer.

Store Managers have overall responsibility for running the store within the Company guidelines.  Their role will include:

Ø  P & L accountability including control of food and labour costs.

Ø  Ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction every minute the store is open

Ø  100% compliance with the brand standards

Ø  Managing and inspiring a successful team

Ø  Ensuring the store meets Health & Safety and Food Hygiene standards.

Ø  Development of their team.

A high degree of detail orientation, self motivation and professionalism is a must for our store management teams, as is the ability to adapt to change, make decisions and solve problems in this fast paced environment.

For further details on Subway® please go to www.subway.co.uk

Domino's Pizza - take a fresh look logo

Domino's Pizza is recognised as the world's leading pizza delivery company. Our expertise and passion for delivering hot and fresh pizzas has earned us numerous awards and the loyalty of millions of pizza lovers around the world.

There are over 535 Domino's Pizza stores in a growing number of towns and cities throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Domino’s Pizza stores are franchise owned and we’re always on the lookout for passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated pizza makers, delivery experts, customer service representatives and store managers to help us sell more pizza, have more fun.

If you think you fit the bill, send your details to hr@dominos.co.uk

For more information on Domino’s, log onto www.dominos.uk.com
Pets at Home - outgrown your current store? ...

Career Opportunities

Pets at Home is a fast-paced, fast-growing retailer with huge ambitions. In little more than 15 years we've enjoyed phenomenal growth with over 200 stores nationwide and a turnover that's fast approaching £400 million. With plenty of new store openings planned for the future - we're proud to offer people who are passionate about retail the chance to play their part in a truly unique environment.

For details of our current Support Office, Retail Management and New Store vacancies please visit our career site at www.petsathomejobs.com where you can also apply online.  Should we not have a suitable vacancy in your area then please sign up for an e-mail alert where you will be notified of any new vacancies that may be suitable.

FX Corporation

Careers with FX Currency Services Ltd – ‘your foreign exchange expert’

As a rapidly expanding foreign exchange company, we require talented people to help us in our continued growth.

We provide full, comprehensive training for staff and are dedicated to develop their skills and further their careers aspirations, in order for them to achieve their goals and become foreign exchange experts!

Benefits of working with us:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Commission and target based incentive schemes
  • Regular appraisals and salary reviews
  • On-going support and development
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Commission free currency and preferential exchange rates
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Uniform provided

To find out more visit our website at http://www.fxcorporation.co.uk/careers.asp

At the time of writing advertised vacancies include Foreign Exchange Sales Cashiers for branches in Banbury, Birmingham, Bradford, Darlington, Durham, Fareham, Grimsby, Lincoln, Middlesbrough, Redditch, Southampton, and Stratford-upon-Avon. In addition, the Company is also recruiting for the position of Learning and Development Officer (HR Generalist), based at its Head Office in Central London. 

If after visiting the website you are interesting in applying for one of the advertised roles, please send your CV to the Personnel Department at:

FX Corporation,
4th Floor
292 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London SW1V 1AE

Barracuda Search logo

Barracuda Search are currently recruiting on behalf of one of Australia’s leading food retailers. With a combined turnover in excess of £10 billion, this organisation is currently going through significant change and as such this represents one of the most exciting global retail opportunities.

The Board of the business is looking to add to the existing team by bringing on board talented, commercially competent, ambitious individuals, capable of and willing to work hard, take on a challenge and grow with the business into leadership positions.

Candidates will have experience working within customer facing organisations particularly retail or FMCG ideally in the UK or mainland Europe or will have worked in top tier consultancy on retail projects.

A demonstrable track record of customer focus, commercial success and tangible delivery is essential. Being intellectually capable yet able to demonstrate personable leadership qualities is a prerequisite.

You will have achieved a 2.1 or above degree from a top university and ideally, although not essential, be MBA qualified with a least four years post graduate experience.

Please contact Emma Watson, Head of Research with CV as below:

t:   +44 (0)203 1787877
e: emmawatson@barracudasearch.com


RSPB Logo - the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds


We are a nature conservation charity, with 1800 employees all around the UK and abroad, with over 200 nature reserves and many regional offices and a headquarters in Sandy, Bedfordshire.  We offer a variety of work from office, retail and catering to research assistants, media and policy work.  We also have volunteering opportunities.

Current vacancies are advertised on our website www.rspb.org.uk/vacancies.

Volunteering positions are found at www.rspb.org.uk/volunteering/opportunities

We would welcome applications from former Woolworths Colleagues.

On Your Bike - leading independent cycle stores in London, England


As a Leading and one of the Largest Independent Cycle Retailers in London, On Your Bike is looking forward to a very exiting 2009 and beyond.

The key to our success is the Team of motivated and devoted Full and Part-time Retail and Cycle Experts. We are looking to add to the Team in London to ensure our levels of Customer Service and Experiences remain second to none.

In particular we are looking for Number 2’s or Assistant Store Managers that might be looking to re-join a Team after the recent developments at Woolworths.

Our Main Store is at London Bridge, next to the London Dungeons and if you are currently a No. 2 or Assistant Manager we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please email guus@onyourbike.com with a quick resume and hopefully we can welcome you to our Team in the not too distant future.

Retail jobs advice from the Career Mentor

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The Career Mentor can help you build your job hunting skills and land a new job.

Woolworths employees get FREE ACCESS to www.thecareermentor.com.

At www.thecareermentor.com you can access expert advice, video interviews with employers and recruiters, articles, worksheets and other resources on topics including:

  • Building a job hunting strategy
  • How to deal with recruiters so your name’s at the top of their list
  • Identifying your retail skills that can be applied in other industries
  • Improving your interview technique

You can even email your job hunting questions and get guidance from our expert mentors.

Go to www.thecareermentor.com and enter the access code WOOL2009 to get 2 months free access to The Career Mentor – and take the first step to getting your new job.
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