Careers at Abakhan

Careers at Abakhan

How to Apply

Do you have both a creative flair and a passion for providing amazing customer service? If so then you could be just the person for us!

If you're interested in applying for one of the available positions below, please click HERE to complete your application.

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Sales Assistant Opportunities

Our sales assistants are enthusiastic, motivated individuals who either have a passion for creativity or develop one while working in one of our stores. We are looking for team players who have excellent communication and customer service skills. Duties will include serving customers, calculating measurements, advising on products, cash and till work, processing customer orders, merchandising and the replenishment of stock along with other duties associated with a retail environment. Previous retail experience is advantageous, as is an interest in the products we sell. Flexibility with working hours/days including weekends & Bank Holidays is essential.

Chester Store

  • Job Reference Number: 71055
  • Temporary
  • 10hrs per week plus additional casual/flexi hours as required
  • Applicants must be flexible over working days including weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Closing date: 09/12/2019
  • Please click HERE to complete your application.

    Shrewsbury Store

  • Job Reference Number: 54010
  • Permanent
  • 10hrs per week plus additional casual/flexi hours as required
  • Applicants must be flexible over working days including weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Closing date: 09/12/2019
  • Please click HERE to complete your application.

    Hanley Store

  • Job Reference Number: 51062
  • Temporary
  • 20hrs per week plus additional casual/flexi hours as required
  • Applicants must be flexible over working days including weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Closing date: 09/12/2019
  • Please click HERE to complete your application.

    Hanley Store

  • Job Reference Number: 51061
  • Permanent
  • 5.25hrs per week working mainly on a Sunday plus additional casual/flexi hours as required
  • Applicants must be flexible over working days including weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Closing date: 09/12/2019
  • Please click HERE to complete your application.

    Mostyn Store

  • Job Reference Number: 11102
  • Permanent
  • 15hrs per week plus additional casual/flexi hours as required
  • Applicants must be flexible over working days including weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Closing date: 09/12/2019
  • Please click HERE to complete your application.

    Security Opportunities

    Our Security Officers play an important role in maintaining the security of the branch by providing a visual deterrent and help to promote a safe environment for staff and customers alike. You will be patrolling all departments on a regular basis making security presence known, dealing with alleged shop lifters in a professional manner and checking all access points are secure. You should possess good communication skills both verbally and written and be able to write reports and statements which may be required as evidence. The ability to think and act quickly in emergency situations, or while under pressure is essential. Experience working in a similar environment would be advantageous as would a frontline SIA licence.

    Manchester Store

  • Job Reference Number: 31090
  • Permanent
  • 25hrs per week working any 5 of 7 days as required
  • Applicants must be flexible over working days including weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Closing date: 09/12/2019
  • Please click HERE to complete your application.

    Cleaning Opportunities

    Our Cleaning Operatives play an important role in maintaining the general appearance and outlook of our stores. Duties include vacuuming, mopping, dusting, wiping down surfaces, emptying bins, packing up rubbish for collection and recycling. You will also be responsible for keeping welfare facilities clean, cleaning offices as well as other associated duties. Previous experience is desirable.

    Bolton Store

  • Job Reference Number: 32078
  • Permanent
  • 7.5hrs per week, any five of seven days usually 9am to 10.30am
  • Applicants must be flexible over working days including weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Closing date: 09/12/2019
  • Please click HERE to complete your application.

    Preston Store

  • Job Reference Number: 61094
  • Permanent
  • 7.5hrs per week, any five of seven days usually 9am to 10.30am
  • Applicants must be flexible over working days including weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Closing date: 09/12/2019
  • Please click HERE to complete your application.

    Catering Opportunities

    The role of our Catering Assistants is very varied and can include serving a variety of hot and cold foods, drinks and carvery, cash and till work, clearing tables or dish washing. You will also be required to assist in cleaning duties, stock replenishment and some kitchen duties such as veg preparation and sandwich making. An interest in food along with a passion for great customer service is essential. Experience in a similar environment is preferred and you should either hold or be prepared to undertake training for a Food Safety L2 certificate. Flexibility with working hours/days including weekends & Bank Holidays is essential. Our Café is situated at our Head Office and Retail site at Mostyn, North Wales.

    Cafe Assistant

  • Job Reference Number: 14085
  • Permanent
  • 10hrs per week plus additional casual/flexi hours as required
  • Applicants must be flexible over working days including weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Closing date: 09/12/2019
  • Please click HERE to complete your application.

    Please note, the above positions may be withdrawn earlier than the advertised closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed to the role