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Current Job Vacancies at Earnshaws

We are always looking for hardworking people to join the Earnshaws team across our three centres in West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, and North Lincolnshire. Please find our current vacancies and details of how to apply below.

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Retail Assistant

Wentworth, South Yorkshire
Full time position
Good rate of pay

We currently have vacancy for a Retail Assistant based at Wentworth Fencing Centre. We are looking for someone who is outgoing and confident, with good telephone manner and excellent customer service skills. Basic computer skills essential and retail experience desirable. Full time position, which includes some weekend shifts on a rota basis.

A varied job awaits where no two days will be the same.


Main Duties

  • Ensure customers are met and greeted, offering help and assistance.
  • Checking off goods loaded into customer vehicles.
  • Cash handling
  • Processing sales/quotes/orders/delivery notes/ invoices through a till and/or accounting programme.
  • Ensure sales stands are well stocked, products safely displayed and correctly priced and labelled.
  • Dealing with telephone and website based enquiries
  • Reporting of low stocks to your Supervisor/Manager
  • Ensure catalogues dispensers are adequately stocked at all time
  • All sales and work areas are clean and tidy including the customer toilets + preparation areas.
  • Work closely with colleagues as part of a small professional team.
  • Attend relevant training sessions/courses stipulated by the company
  • Follow Health and Safety rules and regulations
  • In line with Manual Handling Procedure you may be required to lift some heavy products
  • Respond in a positive appropriate manner to deal with any issues regarding quality control problems or customer complaints, ensure your Line Manager is made aware of any complaints
  • Other comparable duties within the business as/when required
  • Assisting other team members as/when required


Key Skills

  • Good Communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Work in a professional manner
  • Good Computer skills
  • Be able to multi task
  • Ability to working using your own initiative or as part of a team
  • The ability to liaise with your Supervisor / Manager
  • Mathematical knowledge:
    • Ability to accurately calculate sizes and convert metric/imperial
  • Follow management instructions
  • Ability to receive and process feedback with a positive approach
  • Manual Handling : – Lifting, carrying, stretching, reaching, manual dexterity for equipment control


Required Qualifications / Training


  • A good level of education including GCSE or similar in Maths and English
  • Previous experience in a retail environment



  • Clean full driving licence
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Knowledge/understanding of the timber trade

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, we would love to hear from you.

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