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Careers at Woods Furniture

Our Story

At Woods we have been providing jobs to the local community through our stores and warehouse network since 1875.

Click here, so read more about our history.

Pay & Benefits

We have a great reputation as a great employer, and we're proud to be able to offer our staff a little more to show our appreciation for choosing Woods for their career.

  • Generous Salary
  • Commission (for sales positions)
  • Up to 8% Pension
  • 20 Days Plus Bank Holidays (28 in total)
  • Staff discount
  • Death In Service Benefit
  • Uniform

Warehouse Assistant - Crewkerne

We are looking to recruit a Warehouse Assistant , working alongside our existing team. We are a growing independent furniture retailer and we need someone to support our very busy warehouse. Helping with goods received in and with organising goods out. This is a very busy role and you must be able to multi-task in this fast-paced environment.

This is a permanent contract, 40 hours per week.


  • Loading and unloading of goods vehicles
  • Accepting in and unloading container stock
  • Book in 3rd party deliveries to client’s home for 2 man service
  • Book in collections and deliveries for 1 man service
  • Transferring stock to our other warehouses
  • Support with product bay placement and maintenance
  • Answer incoming calls to warehouse
  • Arrange and load customer vehicles with collections
  • Receive and book incoming goods onto our system
  • Full training provided.

Essential Requirements

  • Physically fit – furniture items can be heavy
  • Friendly telephone manner
  • Computer literate – particularly in Excel and Word
  • Great attention to detail
  • Be able to work to tight timescales
  • Work on own initiative
  • Handy – be able to assemble furniture
  • Highly Organised
  • Comfortable working under pressure
  • Willing train for a forklift licence
  • Be adaptable and react positively to a change in priorities


  • Experience working in a very busy environment
  • Forklift licence
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Self Motivated


  • Excellent Salary, 40 hours per week Monday - Friday
  • Pension after qualifying period
  • 28 days holiday per annum
  • Significant discounts off in store purchases
  • Immediate start available for the right candidate

Job Type: Full Time 40 – Hours per week, Monday – Friday

If you think you are the right person for the job, you want to work for a great company with great benefits and you want to grow with our business then we want to hear from you.