AT PRESENT THERE ARE NO JOB VACANCIES AT SHOP HOLISTIC
If you do not live locally but would still like to work with us, please see the options under "Distance Opportunities" below!
Shop Holistic is located in a thriving Business Park on the edge of an Industrial Estate, only 1 mile from the centre of Caerphilly town and easily accessible by public transport.
The Industrial Estate has a nursery/creche (Bedwas House nursery) within a few hundred yards from our premises, there is a Premier Inn Hotel within 1/4 mile and there are good facilities for staff on the estate and surrounding areas.
We are a small family team and we employ a small team covering areas such as Pack & Despatch, Aromatherapy Preparation, Customer Services, Product Preparation and Stock Handling, Technical Support & General Office Duties.
The following vacancies are now filled. However if you would like an exciting opportunity to play a key role in a continuously developing, yet firmly established business in a fast-growing industry that really enhances peoples' lives. you may send us your CV an covering letter stating what you are looking for. If a vacancy should arise that we feel may suit you, we will contact you! If you want to send in your CV, please address your envelope to Miss B Bryant.
PART TIME VACANCY - SORRY THIS POSITION S NOW FILLEDPack & Despatch Clerk
We require a mature and experienced person to work in our busy mail order company. The position will be responsible for stock control, packaging of products, the packing and despatch of customer orders and providing customer services assistance.
The position is permanent and subject to completion of a satisfactory probationary period of 3 months.
Hours of Duty: TBA but will possibly be Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am - 4pm
There is a half hour lunch break each day. Holiday entitlement is 28 days (pro rata) including bank holidays.
Whilst the advertised hours will appeal to those with children in school, please be aware that it is essential that you are able to remain flexible, available to work up to 5pm if needed and additional days for cover of staff leave/sickness. Due to the nature of the work, occasionally working later may be without notice as we rely on courier collections!
Overtime paid as time in lieu. Also very occasional weekend work when trading at health shows and festivals may be required.
Salary: The wage for the position is dependent on age and experience (an example is £7.00 per hour, based on someone over 21 years with experience in similar roles).
Responsible to the Customer Services Supervisor and Warehouse Manager (dependent on which task you are doing), the general duties that will be required are:
~ Packaging of products including food grade items
~ Daily preparation of customer orders
~ Processing of post and courier despatch
~ Customer Services via phone, in person and email
~ Online processing of customer orders
~ Stock control
~ General duties such as cleaning, filing, tidying & tea-making (shared by all)
As a suitable applicant for this position, you will be competent and confident using computers including practical knowledge (personal or professional) of internet shopping. You will be organised, tidy and work with excellent attention to detail. Good telephone communication skills are essential and you will have the ability to deal with the public in a friendly, confident and professional manner. No formal qualifications are necessary, but you will possess excellent numeracy and literacy skills with neat handwriting. It is advantageous to have previous experience of stock control, while experience of working in an office environment and/or warehouse environment is essential. You have the ability to prioritise your own workload, and will be equally happy to work on your own as well as part of a small team. The ability to work under your own initiative is imperative. You will have an open mind to Holistic & Natural Health, and while it is an advantage to have some knowledge in this field, you will receive training and information in this area. You will be willing to give 100% as we are seeking individuals who will care for our business as if it were their own. You will be trustworthy, honest and reliable and enjoy being a key member of our small team. You will be able to work calmly under pressure at busy times, and have the initiative to keep yourself busy at quieter times.
As our business continues to develop and grow, there may be opportunity to progress into supervisor and managerial roles in the future for the right candidate, and depending on business and staff requirements at the time.
Please note: due to the high number of nut oils and perfume oils we sell we regret that we are unable to accommodate people with allergies to these substances.
This position requires the ability to occasionally work with heavy items (a manual handling course will be provided).
Please contact us by email in the first instance to check the vacancy is still available (although we will endeavour to update this page without delay when the position is filled).
You will need to complete an application form. Forms are available to pick up from the warehouse, by phone (029) 2085 2222, or you can download a form using the following link: APPLICATION FORM
Please note applications without 2 referees will not be considered.
Re-sellers & Distributors
We have some of our own branded Detox products such as Detox Foot Pads, Enema Kits, Neti Pots and Ear Candles, some that we can offer in re-seller packs. These packs are designed especially for distributors to sell our products at a profit and all leaflets are supplied with our details removed and a space for your distributor details. Why not expand this idea and hold Detox parties?
For further information please visit our wholesale website, www.holisticwholesale.co.uk or contact us.
We are considering many options to expand awareness of our shop and our products, and who better to spread the word than our happy customers?! We are looking at ways YOU can promote our shop and/or sell our products and receive commission. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for information and options available!
We are quite often asked by customers if we have a branch in their area, so if anyone is interested in starting a 'Bricks and mortar' Natural Health & New Age shop and would like to do so under the established umbrella of Shop Holistic Ltd, please make contact with us so we can discuss possibilities. This may be of interest to those already owning a shop who may want a change in direction, or anyone who runs a salon or health club who have some room to spare on their premises and would like to supplement their business with a new revenue.