Retail Bakery Assistant

Retail Bakery Assistant Brandon, East of England, England

Center Parcs
Full Time Brandon, East of England, England 10.58 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

On a Center Parcs break we want our guests to relax knowing everything is taken care of. Our Retail department provides a fantastic shopping experience, from essential groceries to luxury items.

Across each Village there are several retail units, including convenience stores, children’s toy shop and clothing stores. Whether you visit our on-Village supermarket packed full of your favourite brands or our dedicated sweet shop for those afternoon treats, one thing’s for sure: our retail teams deliver a memorable experience and excellent service wherever you go.


We are looking for a Retail Bakery Assistant with a passion for delivering excellent customer service to join our busy Bakery team within the Parc Market.

In this role, you will welcome guests in a positive, friendly manner and ensure that they are served quickly and efficiently. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and be comfortable working independently or as part of a team. Other responsibilities will include baking morning goods and hot foods and ensuring all work areas are kept clean and tidy.

Previous experience of working within a retail environment would be beneficial, however full training will be provided. This is a busy department, so the ability to remain calm and perform well under pressure will be required.


You will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period. Shifts will fall between 6:30am and 9:15pm.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Naturally friendly and professional manner
  • Physically capable of carrying out the demands of the role

Desirable requirements:

  • Basic Food Hygiene Qualification
  • Current Clean Drivers Licence
  • Previous experience of working in a customer service environment, ideally within a retail setting
  • NVQ Level 2 in Customer Service or equivalent
  • Computer literate


Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Management/Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • Access to Perks at Work Portal - offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 06 June 2023 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: Ongoing

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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Retail Bakery Assistant
Center Parcs
Ollerton, United Kingdom
Colin McKinlay
$100 to $500 million (USD)
10000+ Employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Hotels & Resorts
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