Retail Shop Assistant

retail shop interior
This job is no longer available.


   Wed – Fri 9:30am-4:30pm and Sat 9:00am-1:00pm
(Some possible flexibility on weekdays)


  Full training will be provided


Heathcoat Fabric Retail shop is based on the edge of Tiverton town centre and has four rooms dedicated to soft furnishing fabrics, dressmaking, craft and haberdashery. For the sewing enthusiast, it is an Aladdin’s cave of traditional and modern styles and is housed in a building which forms an important part of Heathcoat’s proud history. Our retail shop employees pride themselves on their friendly and knowledgeable advice and are always on hand to offer assistance.

We have exciting part-time opportunities for a Shop Assistant to join our wonderful retail team.

About the department and the role

We are looking for employees who will take pride in what they do, and use their own initiative, in a fast-paced and engaging team environment. The team work hard to support each other to deliver to the best of their ability and require a like-minded person who is customer-focused and is keen to learn new skills along the way.

Skills, knowledge and experience


  • Ability to calculate measurements accurately using a calculator
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent customer focus
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to use scissors and measures


  • Previous retail experience
  • Experience of preparing stock for sale
  • Knowledge of stock ranges


We may decide to close the advert early dependent on application numbers so please ensure you apply early.

Closing date for applications is 17th September 2021


What you can expect from us

  • Engaging work culture
  • Environmentally conscious company
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Company contribution pension plan
  • Personal learning and development
  • Leadership development and mentoring programmes
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Canteen
  • On-site car and cycle parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Enhanced maternity benefits
  • Health & dental plans
  • Company sick pay and life assurance
  • Tech and Cycle Schemes
  • Discounts with participating local shops and businesses
  • Contribute to high-profile textile projects
  • Privately owned, debt-free company

For further information on this vacancy please contact:

Human Resources Team
Heathcoat Fabrics Limited,
Westexe, Tiverton EX16 5LL UK