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Woodies

Woodies

About Us

For 27 years, the enthusiasm & helpfulness of our colleagues has been central to our success as Ireland’s market-leading DIY, Home & Garden retailer. We have a strong vision on where we want to get to in order to make Woodie’s a great place to work and shop. When it comes to investing in our people & our business, we’re not afraid to put our money where our mouth is. While our vision gives shape and direction to our future, our values define how we operate. If you love inspiring customers & engaging with them to provide the best possible experience, then Woodie’s is your kind of work place. Being part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to demonstrate your expertise & grow within our business. 

At Woodie’s we understand that the success of the company depends on the talents & skills of our colleagues. That’s why we are so passionate about our colleague’s personal & professional development! 

Your learning journey at Woodie’s starts with our Induction programme. This provides you with an opportunity to meet other new starters within our business & to get all the information you need to help you hit the ground running.

Once you’ve settled-in, whether you’re working in one of our stores or in our Support Office, our career ladder will guide you through your professional development at Woodie’s. 

Our L&D team will support you on every step of your journey at Woodie’s. Some of our current programmes include:

  • Degree in Retail Management
  • Leadership Development Courses

Our Experts programme, offers store colleagues the opportunity to gain a National Certificate in:

  • Retail Customer Service
  • Retail Selling 

Asides from the above, we run a number of courses throughout the year to drive our business performance & our colleague’s career progression. We also offer Educational Assistance for colleagues wishing to pursue educational goals which can assist in your current role & in your career development. 

Our Benefits

Here are some of the benefits our colleagues enjoy:

  • Retail Degree Program: We have partnered with Retail Skillsnet to offer our colleagues the opportunity to attain a degree in Retail Management.
  • Pension: All colleagues at Woodie’s have the opportunity to join our company pension scheme.
  • Educational Assistance: To support colleagues in reaching their potential, we support professional & personal development through our Educational Assistance Scheme.
  • Long service Awards: We’re proud to recognise our long-serving colleague’s achievements. We celebrate when colleagues have completed 5, 10 & 20 years’ service.
  • Retirement Planning: We offer a retirement planning service for colleagues approaching retirement age.
  • Holidays: All colleagues can avail of our annual leave scheme.
  • Sick Benefit: Our sick-pay benefit supports colleagues when they are unwell.
  • Health Insurance: The company operates a discount health-insurance scheme.
  • Bonus Scheme: We’re passionate about sharing our success with our colleagues. All Woodie’s colleagues are included in our annual bonus scheme.
  • Travel: All colleagues are entitled to avail of our tax-saver ticket scheme & our cycle-to-work benefits.

Staff discount: We offer an attractive staff discount to all Woodie’s colleagues. 

Woodie's Careers - Ladder

Overall rating
3.6
Based on 7 employee reviews
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Woodies Jobs
(5)

Team Leader - Dublin

  • See description
  • Updated 19/10/2017
  • Dublin

Woodie’s are recruiting Team Leaders in our Dublin stores. We are looking for dynamic and inspiring team leaders to join our management teams in 35 stores.

Kitchen and Bathroom Showroom Design Consultant

We are now expanding our successful formula and seeking only the very best, full time experienced kitchen designers to be part of our professional design and sales team based in one of our kitchen design centres.

Team Leader - Nenagh

Woodie’s are recruiting Team Leader in our Nenagh store. We are looking for dynamic and inspiring team leaders to join our management teams in 35 stores.

Horticulturist - Clonmel

Woodie's are recruiting a Horticulturists for our Clonmel store.

Deputy Manager - Cork

  • See description
  • Updated 16/10/2017
  • Cork

We are now recruiting for a Deputy Manager in our Turners Cross, Cork store.

Woodie's reviews
(7)

Happy place to work!

Anonymous in Lucan, Ireland
current employee in O 2017
18/04/2017

The Best Bits

I like my manager and my colleagues. its busy at times but we have fun and get stuck in

Things to improve

i think the shop floor and investment is great, makes a huge difference to how you feel. It would be great to see some further money gone into back areas, warehouse, etc.

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Great place to work but terrible pay

Anonymous in Glasnevin, Ireland
current employee in E 2016
13/11/2016

The Best Bits

Friendly staff an good management

Things to improve

The rate of pay for staff esp that are ther so long

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Great place to work, bad place to earn money.

Anonymous in Tallaght, Ireland
current employee in M 2016
26/10/2016

The Best Bits

You are your own boss, the hours are flexible and there's never a dull moment

Things to improve

Salaries are too low, the company take's too long to implement change and the board room claims to listen to staff but they clearly don't

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