General Assistant


Job ref: 14925

Job Type:

Location: Centra Draperstown

Contract type: Permanent

Closing Date: 4 December 2023

General 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 General Assistant, Centra Draperstown.

The role is Part time, 4 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  

The role of a general assistant is to go above and beyond to provide an exceptional shopping experience for our customers, through merchandising stock and serving the public. 


  • Serving customers via manned or self-scan checkouts, whilst providing excellent customer service. 

  • Merchandising, ordering, date checking and rotation of stock in all areas of the store including fresh, ambient, and frozen. 

  • Adhere to company and health and safety policy and procedures to protect yourself, customers, colleagues, and 3rd parties.  

  • Ensure a high standard of work in everything you do.  

  • Stock take preparation and counting, as and when required. 


What’s in it for you? 

  • A great place to work where colleagues are like family.  

  • Weekly paid  

  • Enhanced maternity pay, eligibility applies.  

  • Paternity pay, eligibility applies.  

  • Employee Assist Programme 

  • Wellbeing incentives 

  • Discount card for store shopping, for you and one 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 the grocery sector/ similar retail role/ customer service role   

  • Previous experience of working in a team  

  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills 

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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