Careers

Fancy joining the Barker and Stonehouse team?

Our great products, superb presentation and friendly service require bright, spirited people to help make it all happen.

As a leading family owned furniture retailer, we’re a loyal, committed and happy bunch. We have nine stores across the country from Newcastle, Gateshead, Knaresborough, Leeds, Darlington, Hull, Nottingham, Battersea, London through to Teesside, where our Head Office is also based.

If you feel you’ve got what it takes to become a part of the Barker and Stonehouse team, take a peek at the jobs we currently have available below.

Please note: We’re sorry but due to the volume of applications we receive, we’ll only reply to your submission if you have been selected for an interview.


EXPERIENCED WAREHOUSE PORTER
EGGBOROUGH WAREHOUSE YORKSHIRE

You will be self-motivated, hardworking with previous experience of working in a busy warehouse environment. You will have the ability to work well on your own and as part of a team and have a flexible approach to working hours. You will be of smart appearance with a pleasant manner. Experience within the furniture industry would be advantageous.

Duties include:-

Uniform provided, competitive salary.

To apply please send your CV to Simon Frodsham Warehouse Manager, email to SFrodsham@barkerandstonehouse.co.uk

Closing Date 1st February 2017

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Barker and Stonehouse is an equal opportunities employer.



DRIVER – for 7.5 Tonne vehicle
CROYDON WAREHOUSE

We are looking to recruit drivers to work from our Croydon Warehouse for our 7.5 tonne vehicles. Applicants must hold a Class C1/ C licence and digital tachograph card to carry out multi drop deliveries. CPC qualified drivers and experience within the furniture industry would be an advantage. Duties include delivering furniture to our customers, stores and warehouses. This will include working as part of a team to lift goods such as three piece suites, table and chairs. You will be self-motivated, physically capable of undertaking heavy lifting duties, hard working and have a flexible approach to working hours as there will be overtime and weekend working. You will be of smart appearance with a pleasant manner.

Uniform provided, competitive salary.

To apply please send your CV to Paul McClintock Warehouse Manager, email to PMclintock@barkerandstonehouse.co.uk

Closing Date 1st February 2017

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Barker and Stonehouse is an equal opportunities employer.



DRIVERS – for 7.5 Tonne vehicle
EGGBOROUGH WAREHOUSE

We are looking to recruit drivers to work from our Eggborough Warehouse for our 7.5 tonne vehicles. Applicants must hold a Class C1/ C licence and digital tachograph card to carry out multi drop deliveries. CPC qualified drivers and experience within the furniture industry would be an advantage. Duties include delivering furniture to our customers, stores and warehouses. This will include working as part of a team to lift goods such as three piece suites, table and chairs. You will be self-motivated, physically capable of undertaking heavy lifting duties, hard working and have a flexible approach to working hours as there will be overtime and weekend working. You will be of smart appearance with a pleasant manner.

Uniform provided, competitive salary.

To apply please send your CV to Simon Frodsham Warehouse Manager, email to SFrodsham@barkerandstonehouse.co.uk

Closing Date 1st February 2017

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Barker and Stonehouse is an equal opportunities employer.



PART TIME SALES PERSON
YORK

Barker and Stonehouse is a family run company founded in 1946 with great products and superb presentation. Everything about our employees shines from vibrant personalities, loyalty and commitment to offering the very best in customer service.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, commercially minded, enthusiastic and flexible Part Time Sales Person for our York Outlet Store. The ideal candidate must be an experienced and proven sales person with exposure to a furniture retail background being an advantage. Must be willing to work Monday to Sunday 3 days per week, including some late evenings.

You will be required to:

  • Sell quality furniture and other household products to our customers.
  • Provide a first class level of customer service
  • Greet and Liaise with customers
  • Negotiate prices
  • Have in-depth product knowledge
  • Process orders and agree delivery arrangements
  • Obtain and input information via computer systems
  • Check stock levels

Suitable applicants should be:

  • Computer literate and good with figures
  • Flexible regarding work and working hours
  • Able to work well as a member of a team
  • Smart appearance, well organised with a pleasant manner
  • Comfortable dealing with customers face to face and by phone.
  • Able to lift and move heavy items of furniture.

We offer:

  • Attractive salary
  • Excellent Working Environment
  • Attractive Benefits Package

If you are the person described above please apply by email sending your cv to IMcNee@barkerandstonehouseoutlet.co.uk

Closing Date 12th February 2017

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Barker and Stonehouse is an equal opportunities employer.



Experienced Quality Control Technician
CRAWLEY

We require a self-motivated individual with, a pleasant manner and smart appearance. Experience in a furniture retail background an advantage.

Suitable applicants must posses:-

  • Excellent upholstery, polishing and leather skills
  • Ability to problem solve and work on own initiative
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and  work under pressure
  • Flexible and well organised
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

The role will be to work in our Crawley distribution warehouse as part of the quality assurance team to ensure furniture is of the highest standard possible. A competitive salary is offered with this position dependent on level of experience.

Interested applicants should apply in writing, enclosing a current C.V. to Mark Wilkinson, Customer Experience Manager via email address mwilkinson@barkerandstonehouse.co.uk

Closing Date 12th February 2017

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Barker and Stonehouse is an equal opportunities employer.



Experienced Office Administrators
KNARESBOROUGH

We require a self-motivated individual with office experience a pleasant manner and smart appearance. Must be willing to work Monday to Sunday 5 days per week, including some late evenings.

Suitable applicants should be:-

  • Computer literate
  • Good with figures
  • Flexible and well organised
  • Able to work well as a member of a small team
  • Smart appearance and pleasant manner
  • Comfortable dealing with customers face to face and by phone.

You will be required to:-

  • Excellent upholstery, polishing and leather skills
  • Process Orders
  • Answer Telephone
  • Deal with customer queries
  • Organise deliveries
  • Assist with the labelling and display of the accessories on the shop floor
  • Process Post
  • General Office duties

A competitive salary is offered with this position dependent on level of experience.

Interested applicants should apply to Jayne Catton, Office Manager by email to JCatton@barkerandstonehouse.co.uk

Closing Date 28th February 2017

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Barker and Stonehouse is an equal opportunities employer.



Experienced Office Administrators
NOTTINGHAM

We require a self-motivated individual with office experience a pleasant manner and smart appearance. Must be willing to work Monday to Sunday 5 days per week, including some late evenings.

Suitable applicants should be:-

  • Computer literate
  • Good with figures
  • Flexible and well organised
  • Able to work well as a member of a small team
  • Smart appearance and pleasant manner
  • Comfortable dealing with customers face to face and by phone.

You will be required to:-

  • Excellent upholstery, polishing and leather skills
  • Process Orders
  • Answer Telephone
  • Deal with customer queries
  • Organise deliveries
  • Assist with the labelling and display of the accessories on the shop floor
  • Process Post
  • General Office duties

A competitive salary is offered with this position dependent on level of experience.

Interested applicants should apply to Timothy Robinson, Store Manager by email to TRobinson@barkerandstonehouse.co.uk

Closing Date 28th February 2017

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Barker and Stonehouse is an equal opportunities employer.



Experienced Office Manager
NOTTINGHAM

We require a self-motivated individual with office management experience to manage the smooth running of the sales office and the order processing systems.

The ideal candidate must be willing to work Monday to Sunday 5 days per week with occasional late evenings and be:-

  • Computer literate
  • Good with figures
  • Flexible and well organised
  • Able to work well as a member of a small team
  • Smart appearance and pleasant manner
  • Excellent customer facing skills
  • Comfortable dealing with customers face to face and by phone

The main duties would be :-

  • Manage the sales office staff and staffing levels
  • Produce timely and accurate rotas and timesheets.
  • Responsible for ensuring all sales orders are produced and recorded on the relevant systems in order to facilitate the delivery process.
  • Dealing with customers face to face, via e-mail, over the telephone and in writing.
  • Receive and process payments accurately on customer accounts – cash, cheque, card, credit agreements etc.
  • Responsible for the reconciliation and balancing of payments received against customer accounts.
  • Dealing with customer queries and issuing credits where necessary
  • Manage the credit control process and the chasing of outstanding payments
  • Organising timely deliveries to customers
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding delivery of products
  • Dealing with initial customer complaints and escalating where necessary
  • Responsible for the issuing and reconciliation of the petty cash function.

A competitive salary is offered with this position dependent on level of experience.

Interested applicants should apply to Timothy Robinson, Store Manager by email to TRobinson@barkerandstonehouse.co.uk

Closing Date 28th February 2017

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Barker and Stonehouse is an equal opportunities employer.

 

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