Jobs at Monks Cross


Jane Plum Homes

Store manager

Job Overview:

We are seeking a highly organized and experienced Store Manager to oversee the daily operations of our retail store. The Store Manager will be responsible for managing staff, ensuring excellent customer service, and achieving sales targets. This is a full-time position with opportunities for career growth.


– Manage and supervise store staff, including hiring, training, scheduling, and performance evaluations

– Develop and implement effective sales strategies to drive revenue growth

– Monitor inventory levels and ensure proper stock management

– Provide exceptional customer service and resolve any customer complaints or issues

– Maintain a clean and organized store environment

– Analyze sales data and trends to identify areas for improvement

– Collaborate with the marketing team to develop promotional campaigns

– Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures

– Handle administrative tasks such as payroll, budgeting, and reporting


– Proven experience in a retail management role

– Strong organizational and multitasking skills

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

– Ability to effectively manage a team and delegate tasks

– Multilingual skills are a plus

– Proficient in phone etiquette and customer service best practices

– Demonstrated sales management experience

– Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques

– Bilingual abilities preferred but not required

– Proficient in administrative tasks such as record keeping, scheduling, and budgeting

– Excellent time management skills

We offer competitive compensation based on experience. Benefits such as health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off may be available.

If you have the required skills and experience for this position, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £27,000.00-£29,000.00 per year


Bereavement leave

Employee discount

Free parking

On-site parking

Work Location: In person


Job Overview:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Retail Supervisor to join our team. As a Retail Supervisor, you will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of our retail store, ensuring excellent customer service, and maximizing sales. This is a leadership role that requires strong organizational skills, effective communication, and the ability to motivate and manage a team.


– Supervise and coordinate the activities of retail staff, including scheduling, training, and performance management

– Ensure excellent customer service by greeting and assisting customers, resolving complaints, and addressing any issues that arise

– Monitor inventory levels and collaborate with management to ensure adequate stock levels

– Implement sales strategies to achieve targets and drive revenue growth

– Maintain store cleanliness and visual merchandising standards

– Handle cash transactions and reconcile cash registers at the end of each shift

– Collaborate with management to develop and implement promotional activities to increase sales

– Stay up to date with industry trends and competitor activities


– Previous experience in a retail supervisory role is required

– Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and manage a team effectively

– Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

– Proficient in administrative tasks such as scheduling, inventory management, and cash handling

– Ability to sell products effectively and meet sales targets

– Strong time management and organizational skills

– Knowledge of sales management techniques

We offer competitive pay rates, opportunities for career advancement, and a supportive work environment. If you are a dynamic individual with a passion for retail and leadership, we would love to hear from you.

Please note that all positions at our company are paid positions.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: £12.00 per hour

Expected hours: 30 per week


Employee discount


Retail sales: 1 year (preferred)

Supervising experience: 1 year (preferred)

Customer service: 1 year (preferred)

Retail management: 1 year (preferred)

Management: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: In person

River Island

Role: Team Leader  

Hours: One 39 hour team leader job and one 30 hour team leader role.



  • Set up team briefs and communicates / cascade the store actions and targets
  • Check’s business communication channels and drives actions to achieve priorities 
  • Effectively delegates accountabilities within the store team 
  • Communicates and champions current business initiatives 
  • Clear and concise communication when leading visits in your store when stepping up in management absence.


  • Works with the management team to actively look at ways to improve a customer focused culture in store and within the team
  • Drives conversion, footfall, and all service KPIs in store
  • Frequently adjusts approach to ensure customer needs are met and to improve service


  • Creates a safe & secure working environment for self, colleagues, and customers by working with the Management Team in complying with all Health and Safety & Retail Risk legislation, policies & procedures.  
  • Supports the Management Team in ensuring that all Health and Safety & Retail Risk training is completed and up to date for yourself team. 
  • Completes price events and promotional activity in line with company communication
  • Drives delivery process and productivity in line with company expectations
  • Ensures daily replenishment and size availability checks are completed to company timescales.
  • Works with the management team to action daily stockroom walkthroughs and identify product opportunities


  • Supports with implementing and maintaining exceptional company layouts, sale launches and visual merchandising guidelines and standards.  
  • Conduct daily walkthroughs in store, identifying areas that need visual attention in Management absence.
  • Analysis of data using company tools to ensure that the Commercial File is up to date and opportunities are identified and action taken.  Has a good knowledge of your store profile and performance


  • Supports with proactively recruiting the best team, ensuring a thorough induction is completed  
  • Develop and coach Sales Advisors, providing feedback in a prompt, constructive, and encouraging manner ensuring follow up is carried out where necessary
  • Able to have difficult conversations, acting in the best interest of the store and individual
  • Competent in acting as a note taker in formal meetings and knowledgeable on people processes 
  • Supports a culture of recognition in store 
  • Encourages a Diverse and Inclusive culture where everyone feels included


  • Is aware of store performance and controllable costs within the store and actions needed to improve.
  • Checks daily deployments to ensure staffing levels are sufficient to achieve store priorities and service KPIs 

Behavioural Competencies:


  • Holds self and others accountable for the running of the store in other management absence. Readily takes on challenges or difficult tasks.  Adheres to and enforces goals, policies, procedures, and work requirements.


  • Works with the Management Team in driving a culture where people are motivated to do their best to help the Store achieve its objectives.  Explains the purpose of work, involves others appropriately and gives them recognition for their contributions. Praises the successes of others.


  • Consistently achieves results, even under challenging circumstances.  Holds self to high standards of performance. Shows consistent effort to complete tasks in a timely manner.  Maintains work focus despite obstacles or setbacks.


  • Adapts communication content and style to the needs of others.  Listens to others input and perspectives, asks questions and summarizes to confirm understanding. 


  • Plan and prioritise work to meet required store goals and priorities. Has a clear understanding of the main tasks needed to complete work in the right sequence.  Identifies the support and resources needed to carry out work; delivers on time and at an acceptable level.


  • Makes sense of information to effectively solve problems and identify opportunities.  Probes for root causes; uses problem-solving methods to put a proposed plan in place.
This Is For You…
  • Discount  Generous 50% staff discount & uniform allowance so you can treat yourself to our latest products!
  • RI Rewards – Reducing Islanders everyday expenses through discounts, benefits, financial advice, wellbeing solutions and more with Reward Gateway! On top of this you will also be entitled to a generous bonus scheme.
  • Island culture – Stores fitted with Kindness Cupboards to support Islanders with basic food & hygiene products if needed. We also work closely with the Retail Trust to create dedicated support for all our Islanders!
  • Family Hub – Every family is unique, we support Islanders with all different family setups enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption & fertility treatment
  • Giver Island – Give as you earn scheme, a ‘Giver Island’ day each year and matched funding
  • Opportunities – Progression focus throughout Retail & Head Office. Support with upskilling skills through on the job training and qualifications
  • Pension – A contributory private pension scheme
  • Holiday – 28 days paid holiday, inclusive of Bank Holidays. Also the option to buy additional holiday for whatever the need!

Apply now here:

39 hour team leader

30 hour team leader


Role: CooplandsTeam Leader  

Hours: Part-Time/Full-Time Hours Available/ Permanent

Hourly Rate: £11.15 per hour

What will my role look like?

We are looking for a dedicated Team Leader who can lead, inspire and motivate a team to join our welcoming Cooplands bakery! Our Retail Team Leaders are responsible for managing the bakery when the Manager is not around; Team Leaders really are our Store Managers’ right-hand person.

You are second in command and play a key part in ensuring the team is operating smoothly, you strive to promote sales and increase profitability whilst making sure our customers leave feeling satisfied. Leading and engaging the team is your focus, as well as getting involved with food preparation, store cleanliness and serving our loyal customers.

What’s in it for me?

To show our appreciation for your hard work, we have a range of benefits you can take advantage of

  • 25% Cooplands Staff Discount
  • 28 Days Annual Leave (including bank holidays and rising up to 33 days with long service
  • Pension Scheme
  • 24/7 access to virtual GP & wellbeing service
  • Life Assurance
  • Progression & career opportunities
  • Recognition rewards
  • Discretionary Sickness pay
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme

Got what it takes?

If you have team leader experience then that is great, we would love for you to apply! Or if you have experience within hospitality / retail and feel you are ready to step into a managerial role then don’t hesitate to submit your application, we are interested in speaking with you.

Our shift patterns run from 6.00am to 18.00pm therefore we desire candidates to be available between these hours, although we can be flexible and we will try to accommodate your availability.

Apply today to start your fantastic career as our Cooplands Team Leader! To apply please email a copy of your CV to with the reference ‘Cooplands Team Leader – Monks Cross 96003

Closing date for applications is the 30/04/2024


Various positions available now at OneBeyond:

8 Hour Per Week Sales Assistant – Working two shifts a week the job will involve Till, Customer Service and Replenishment. Working in a small team you will be key to providing the service our customers have come to expect.

24 Hour Per Week Keyholder – Working 3 – 4 Days a week not only will you be involved in all aspects of the shopfloor but you will also be a Duty manager to open and close on regular occasions. Cash Handling, Experience in Retail and a confident hard-working can-do attitude is essential.

Full Time Deputy Manager – Assisting the Store Manager in all aspects of the running of the business. Forming close links with the other stores in the area and being responsible for the store in the Managers absence. Experience in Retail Management is essential and a can-do attitude, an eye for detail and a merchandising background would be beneficial. The job will include Ordering, Rotas, H&S, All aspects of Loss Prevention and maintaining the high standards on the Shopfloor.

All positions are paid Fortnightly in arrears, Staff Discount, Uniform and Company Pensions come in the package.

Please come into the store to find out more details.


Can you inspire and be inspired? Can you deliver great customer service? Are you looking for a chance to shine? Barnardo’s have fantastic opportunities for progression and development and the Freedom to nurture ideas and flair within a Framework of support to develop you.

They are looking for a Store associate. Find out more below:

Store Associate


Various part time contracts available:

  • Store Manager -full time 38 hour contract – £24-£25k
    • Full Time-38 hour
    • Pay: £24-£25k
  • Assistant Manager
    • 30 hours
    • Pay: £10.42 to £10.94
  • 3 Supervisor vacancies
    • Part time 4-12 hours
    • Pay: £10


Various temporary vacancies.

Vacancies can be found here.

JD Sports

Various part time vacancies – see in store for more details

Sports Direct

Various part time vacancies – visit store for more information.


Various positions – full and part time.

Visit store for more details.


Various part time positions available – visit store for more details

New Look

Various part time positions available – visit store for more details


Seasonal sales team members – come into the store to find out more details.


Various part time positions available. Please contact the store on 01904 656360 for more details.