ILM Outpost Retail Assistant

ILM Retail Assistant
Job reference: ILM-RA2018
Salary:£8.86 per hour
Location: London
Hours: 24 hours per week
Contract type: FTC 16 weeks

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to provide excellent customer service and assist with day to day retail operations of our flagship Outpost shop. The successful candidate will report directly to the Outpost Coordinator and encourage shop sales. The key responsibilities of this role will be to :

  • Work alongside the Outpost team to provide excellent customer service, encourage shop sales, and assist with the day to day retail operations
  • Work alongside the Outpost team to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for the public, participants and volunteers

Peter Bedford Housing Association is funded to provide Intermediate Labour Market (ILM) jobs by The Big Lottery and The European Social Fund. The programme is aimed at those people who have a disability or long term health condition which has made finding steady work challenging. An ILM position is a temporary job where you will receive intensive on the job support to transition into permanent work. You will be supported to manage your time, develop resilience and the confidence to perform the job tasks effectively. Throughout your paid employment with PBHA you will be given the support to apply for more permanent work and to approach this with confidence.

We are seeking ILM candidates for these roles, for more information please follow the link to our employment programme: Applicants will need to make an appointment to register on the programme- telephone: 0203 85 4100 or email:

Please be aware that any ILM candidates being put forward for an ILM role need to firstly be registered on the programme and then approved by Groundworks prior to being considered.

Please note: to apply for this role the attached application must be completed and emailed to

Job Profile
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form
Guaranteed Interview Scheme

Full list of Employee benefits

Please note that due to the volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge receipt of application forms or write formally to those not shortlisted for an interview. CV’s will not be accepted.

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks after the short-listing, you should assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Note for applicants with a disability:
We welcome applications from disabled people. If you wish to be considered under our guaranteed interview scheme, please complete the above form. If you wish to discuss any concerns about the job in relation to your disability, completing the application form or the guaranteed interview scheme, please contact us. You will be asked at a later stage about any special requirements in relation to an interview if appropriate.

If you have any questions please contact Human Resources at the above email address.

Peter Bedford Housing Association is committed to equality and diversity and want our Board and staff to reflect the diverse community we work in. We particularly welcome applications from young people.