Retail Assistant, Foodhall - Overnight Replenishment

Job Type Customer Service
Location London - Oxford Street
Partnership Level 10
Closing Date 16/10/2021
Vacancy Type Temporary
Salary £10.13 - £11.74
Salary Frequency Hourly
Hours of Work Various hours of part-time work (32 hours per week) over four consecutive nights, including weekends, working the shift 22:00 - 07:00.


Due to working time regulations, applicants must be 18 years or over to apply.

In addition to the pay stated, you will receive a shift premium for hours worked between 22:00 and 06:00. This will be paid at the minimum recruitment rate for your role.

Duties and Responsibilities:
With a passion for food you'll be a great addition to our team. You’ll use your enthusiasm and product knowledge to engage with customers to maximise sales and create a unique shopping experience. Our customers expect only the very best from us so you’ll be on hand to serve up a range of exclusive treats with a smile and Partnership pride.

Job Requirements:
Food Hall Assistants are required to take an active interest in the management of their department so you should have an understanding of retail, be aware of who our competitors are and be comfortable to offer advice to customers. The role requires an individual who has good organisational skills, can prioritise and is able to deliver food to a high standard.

Desirable experience skills and qualifications:
- Previous food retail or customer facing experience.
- Level 2 Food Hygiene Qualification.

Additional Information:
We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

As a Partner you will enjoy our unique benefits package, including staff discount, subsidised food in Partner dining rooms, discounts in local restaurants, subsidised learning, access to exclusive Partnership hotels and so much more.

We request that candidates only apply for this position if you can fully commit to the advertised working hours and the full term of the contract, or we will be unable to proceed with your application.

Please consider the following when making your application:
- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.
- Print off the job description now if you require it.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will be required to use your enthusiasm for food and product knowledge to engage with customers and other Partners to drive sales forward and create a unique shopping experience.

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here -


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