Working for Hambletons

We are looking for staff see below job description


Do you have prior work experience as a deli assistant, retail assistant or hospitality assistant ideally gained in a food environment, quick service restaurant or within the hospitality trade?

Do you have a passion for delivering excellent customer service?

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment?

If so, read on…

We have a successful family business, with a network of “farm shop” style retail outlets. We’re seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Deli Assistant to join our team at our Boston store (at Johnsons Garden Centre Food Hall).

The product offering includes a large selection of handmade pies, cooked meats, scotch eggs, olives and charcuterie. The cheese counter is possibly the largest cheese display in Boston and is well stocked with local, national and internationally sourced cheeses from only the finest producers.

Reporting into the Deputy Store Manager, the successful candidate will become a key member of the team.


Deliver an outstanding experience to all customers.

Help enable butchery and delicatessen sales delivery (Cheese, Charcuterie & Food to Go)

Pro-actively upsell, on-sell and cross-sell to meet and exceed weekly sales incentive targets.

Help prepare counter displays – focusing on abundance and visual beauty.

Play an active role in-store setup and close down.

Achieve sales & wastage targets

Essential Skills & Experience

We are looking for someone who:

Is uncompromising in terms of high standards of customer service, visual merchandising and cleanliness

Thrives in a busy environment

Previous experience in a Retail Assistant role. Previous experience within a deli counter environment (sales, cooking/baking, cutting) would be an advantage.

Candidates must be over 18 years old (in order to comply with regulations re: equipment usage)

Days / Hours of Work

Part-Time: 2-3 Days a Week (including a day at the weekend). Circa 15-20hours a week on a rota basis. Extra hours may be available during peak seasonable periods / to cover holidays.

The successful candidate will be joining a multi-site multi-award winning family business with an excellent reputation in their sector. In return for meeting the above criteria, the Deli Assistant will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate (remuneration dependant on skills and experience). Full training will be given, a uniform will be provided.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Please apply by sending a covering letter and CV via email to: