Deli Assistant


Job ref: 14918

Job Type:

Location: SuperValu Downpatrick

Contract type: Permanent

Closing Date: 1 December 2023

Deli Assistant

Musgrave is one of the Europe’s most successful family-owned businesses with a 140-year heritage in food and brand innovation, supporting communities across the island of Ireland and Spain. We are committed to becoming the most trusted and sustainable business in Ireland and we are making changes across the company to make sure that happens. We want to make a positive impact on the world and we will support our suppliers and customers to make a difference too. 

Our people are the heart of our business. As our greatest asset, they make Musgrave a great place to work and in return we aim to be the very best place to work, grow and thrive. We are now inviting applications for the position of Deli Assistant, Supervalu Downpatrick.

The role is part time, 20 hour permanent contract. The successful candidate must be flexible to work days, evenings and weekends.  

This type of role will have an agreed shift pattern set within the store opening hours. Shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to discuss working hours and shift patterns in further detail at the interview. Candidates must be able to travel to the Store via car, public transport or other to fulfil shift requirements.

The Role  

To work within a fast-paced deli team to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers whilst maximising sales. 


  • Food preparation in line with food safety standards. 

  • Completion of food safety paperwork and documentation. 

  • Cooking and serving food to customers, whilst giving them an amazing customer experience. 

  • Assist the deli supervisor with ordering, stock taking and visual displays.  

  • Daily and deep cleaning of the deli areas and equipment. 

  • You may be required to cover shop floor tasks or till operation, with appropriate training, as and when required as part of this role.  


What is in it for you? 

  • Being part of an amazing team  

  • Weekly pay  

  • Enhanced maternity pay, eligibility applies.  

  • Paternity pay, eligibility applies. 

  • Employee Assist Programme 

  • Wellbeing incentives 

  • Discount card for store shopping, for you and a nominated user.  

  • Learning and development opportunities for career progression. 

  • Company uniform 

  •  As well as extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more. 

The ideal candidate will have/be:

Role Criteria  


  • GCSE Maths and English, Grade C or above (or equivalent) and/or 6 months previous experience gained in a fast food, cafe, deli, food to go or hot counter environment 

  • Previous experience of working in a team  

  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills 



  • HACCP (Food Safety) experience  

  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate  


Musgrave is an equal opportunities employer. 
We encourage applications from diverse candidates. If we can make any accommodations to enable you to be the best version of yourself during the interview, please let us know 

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