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Careers at Aldiss

WJ Aldiss limited has been a part of Norfolk homes and families for over 130 years. Over the years we have become one of East Anglia's leading independant retailers. We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service and we are looking for talented and self-motivated individuals to join our successful business.

The Aldiss stores are visited by over half a million a customers a year which is no surprise as we hold an extension range of over 40,000 high quality products available in store and online. Alongside our many qualities are a massive multi media advertising and many, many big named brands, exceptional quality and customer service. We are expected, by our customers to deliver at the highest level of staff performance and as a member of the team you will need to be professional and customer focused at all times. You will be rewarded with an excellent package, outstanding benefits and a first class working environment. Opportunities to join our tight-knit, highly successful team are rare. If you think you’ll fit in - send us your CV today!






Job Description

We currently have a vacancy for a Warehouse Assistant/Driver working within our Distribution Centre based in Fakenham.

Main duties of Warehouse Assistant/Driver

  • Accurate receipt of goods in, cross referencing them against delivery notes and original orders
  • Moving stock around the Distribution Centre and shipping goods to all Company sites as necessary
  • Heavy lifting and manual tasks on a daily basis
  • Specialist large furniture delivery into customers’ homes
  • Ensuring warehouse is clean and adhering to all safety procedures

Attributes required of Warehouse Assistant/Driver

  • Good customer service skills and a smart appearance
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with a flexible and ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to work on their own initiative and confident when talking to customers
  • A full clean driving licence is essential and a Class C1 (7.5 tonne) with a valid CPC qualification is desired. However, for the right applicant we are able to support training to achieve this qualification.
  • Strong attention to detail and capable of completing distribution paperwork

This position is based on a 40-hour week, Monday to Friday, between 8.00 am and 5.00 pm and will include occasional Saturdays on a rotational basis.

Please note: As you can appreciate we are currently overwhelmed with applications and we can therefore only contact those applications that have relevant skills for the position that we currently have available. Should you not hear from us within a week, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job Type: Full-time






Job Description

Based in our Norwich Superstore you’ll be a highly valued member of the region’s premier home furnishing team. With over 40,000 high quality products available in store and online, backed by massive multi media advertising, our stores are visited by over half a million customers a year. Working as part of a dedicated team in our busy Homewares department, you will be comfortable in dealing face to face with customers. Helping and guiding them through the myriad of products on offer. You will develop an outstanding knowledge of product, display standards and replenishment routines.

This position is based within our soft Furnishing department. A keen interest in interiors and home decor would be beneficial as you will be required to advise customers as to style and colour matching soft furnishings within the home.

This role involves preparing quotes based on customers measurements so a level of numerical and order accuracy is important.

Working hours will be based on 20 - 40 per week over two - five days, Sunday to Saturday, between the hours of 9.00am and 6.00pm. Bank holiday working will be required.

We offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits together with the opportunity to be part of our friendly and highly successful team.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


If you would like to be considered for future roles within our company please feel free to send in your CV or application form. We keep your submission on file for 6 months and should a suitable job vacancy arise you will be contacted. You can download and complete an application form below and send it to the Personnel Department, Oxborough Lane, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 8AF. Alternatively, you can send your CV with a covering letter to     


Click here to download an Application form>>