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Retail Assistant (Temporary)

Eurochange is one of the leading foreign currency exchange specialist on the High Street with a large network of bureaux de change located throughout the UK offering currency exchange, travellers’ cheques, cash passports and other products.

We pride ourselves on being the Foreign Exchange Experts. That means we provide our customers with expert advice and excellent customer service.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Retail Assistant to work 20-40 hours a week to meet the needs of the business. This will include weekend and late night working (where applicable according to location).

Your duties as a Retail Assistant will include the following:

  • Assisting in the development of business opportunities through marketing activity

  • Assisting the Sale Advisors with the processing of transactions

  • Counting stock

  • Processing paperwork

  • Assisting the branch to provide a high level of customer service

This is a temporary position, therefore you must be available from May to September 2017 with no booked holidays in this period.

If you have a passion for customer service, enjoy a retail sales environment and are interested in working within the financial, retail or travel sector, this role will provide you with the ideal opportunity.

The ideal candidate should have no holidays booked between May and the end of September due to our peak trading period and have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent), of which one is Maths at Grade C GCSE (or equivalent) or above.

If you can be flexible with your hours, are customer focussed and driven to succeed, then we would like to hear from you.

No experience necessary as we offer up to two weeks training for the right candidate.

If you feel that you have the right aptitude and skills required for this role, please apply by visiting

Alternatively send your CV and covering letter to quoting reference “Retail Assistant (J) Lakeside

Salary meets National Minimum Wage.

Referenc: TMSA(J)BASI


Closing Date: 13/04/17

Trainee Restaurant Manager (39 hrs)

Location: Debenhams - Eastgate, Basildon Hours: 39 hrs
Salary: Competitive

Job Role: Debenhams are currently recruiting for an aspirational Trainee Restaurant Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate as you will be a part of our apprenticeship programme developing into a Restaurant Manager. You will be working on your own studies and self-learning while gaining practical experience.

Their restaurants and cafes offer an amazing dining experience that customers remember for all the right reasons. In a family friendly, vibrant environment, customers are offered well-priced, high-quality dishes, which are selected from an extensive range of daily fresh produce. The dishes are prepared to order for each customer and are served by our experienced and efficient food team.

Candidate requirements: This role will be based in one of our Debenhams Stores however you will need to have great regional mobility within the East Anglia/ East London/ Essex area for your first appointment.

We are looking for someone to:

  • Lead and motivate our restaurant team
  • Ensure customer experience is second to none
  • Maintain and develop strong working relationships
  • Set and communicate business goals, brand standards and targets across your team
  • Promote an environment of on-going personal development and growth
  • Maintain high standards of food quality, hygiene, and health and safety
  • Drive sales, control costs and manage staffing levels

In addition, you will be a highly proactive individual who has the ability to solve problems and be innovative; have a commercial mentality and make effective decisions. You will be able to coach a team to succeed and with your open mind, act as a positive change advocate for the business. You will have energy, pace and be highly motivated to inspire a team to deliver results, show excellent communication skills and have the ability influence at all levels.


  • Competitive salary
  • 25% discount (after a qualifying period)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Reward for referral of new employees
  • Sociable working hours to provide a desirable work-life balance
  • Full induction program
  • Excellent in-house training, tailored to support you in your role
  • Unlimited development opportunities throughout our stores and head offices


Closing Date: 29/03/17