Jobs at the Willow Brook Centre

Welcome to the Journal’s guide to job opportunities at the Willow Brook Centre – Bradley Stoke’s new town centre.

Don’t forget to check our general Jobs in Bradley Stoke page too!

Please mention the Bradley Stoke Journal when replying to these advertisements.

Latest Vacancies (September 2012):

Domino's Pizza.

A new Domino’s Pizza shop is due to open in November 2012 in the Town Square at the Willow Brook Centre.

The company is looking to recruit in-store staff and delivery drivers (with own car).

For more details, please contact Salil Sahni (Area Manager):

Tel: 07921 681 366

Email: salil.sahni(AT)

Latest Vacancies (May 2012):

Card Factory.

Card Factory is looking for a Store Manager at its Bradley Stoke outlet. Apply here.

Latest vacancies (October 2011):

ArgosArgos (due to open in Bradley Stoke in late November) is advertising for Delivery Assistants, Stock Room Assistants and Customer Advisors. The closing date for applications is Friday 14th October 2011.

Latest vacancies (September 2011):

Vacancies at the Willow Brook Centre:

Coming soon: Jobs at Argos, Bradley Stoke (opens Nov 2011; watch this space!).

Latest vacancies (May 2011):

Excellence Spa are advertising  for beauty therapists, hair stylists and nail technicians.

Job vacancies at Excellence Spa, Bradley Stoke, Bristol

Applications to be submitted to the Centre Management Office at the Willow Brook Centre.

Read more: Hair and beauty salon to open at Willow Brook

Latest vacancies (October 2010):

Harvester Restaurants - Salads & Grill

Harvester (due to open in Bradley Stoke in November) are advertising for Grill Chefs, Kitchen Assistants and Bar & Waiting Team Members. A recruitment event is being held at the Jubilee Centre, Savages Wood Road, on Tuesday 19th October 2010. Read more …

Poundstretcher - the original value store

Poundstretcher (due to open in Bradley Stoke on Friday 10th December 2010) are currently advertising for a Deputy Store Manager. Full details at Directgov [job ref: BHF/26278]. More Poundstretcher vacancies …

Closing Date: 1st November 2010

Latest vacancies (July 2010):

Santander Bank

1st Equity are looking for two Customer Service Associates to work at a new Santander Agency Branch opening soon at the Willow Brook Centre.

Is this you?

  • Excellent communicator?
  • Proven track record delivering excellent customer service?
  • Sales experience?

Banking experience preferred but full training will be given to successful applicants.

To apply: email your CV to or contact Mrs Lauren Marshall, Agency Manager, on 01454 424920 for further details.

Closing Date: 5th August 2010

Latest vacancies (January 2010):

Peacocks - fashion retailerPeacocks are currently looking for a Store Manager and an Assistant Manager for their new store at the Willow Brook Centre.

They say they are also recruiting for Sales Colleagues vacancies over the next few weeks.

N.B. These vacancies are now filled.

Latest vacancies (September 2009):


Specsavers are currently looking for full time staff to join their Bradley Stoke Team based at the Willow Brook Centre.

To make an application please send your CV to the following address:

The General Manager, Specsavers, Unit 4 Willow Brook Centre, Bradley Stoke, BS32 8BS

Latest vacancies (June 2009):


Brantano will be coming to the Willow Brook Centre on Saturday 13th June from 10am until 5pm, recruiting for new jobs.  If you are interested please call in. [Info from the official Willow Brook Centre website]

Latest vacancies (May 2009):


Shoe retailer Brantano is currently advertising part-time sales supervisor and part-time sales assistant positions on the Jobcentre Plus website.

Pets at Home

Animal superstore Pets at Home is looking for full-time and part-time team members.

The company says: “If you’ve ever been into one of our stores, you’ll know how much fun there is to be had. Bright, colourful and alive with the squeaking of small animals and splashing of fish, our stores are full of theatre.”

Previous vacancies (February 2009):


Shoe retailer Brantano currently has management positions advertised on the jobs page of its website.

Previous vacancies (December 2008):

Explore Learning

Explore Learning PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR INSPIRING PEOPLE Explore Learning is currently seeking bright, enthusiastic, inspiring people who would enjoy helping children to master new concepts in maths and English in a dynamic enviroment. Requirements: To be able to demonstrate a natural talent for inspiring, motivating and bonding with children aged 5-14. Minimum grade B in GCSE maths and English We need to expand our team of tutors to cover shifts on weekday evenings and weekends. Specific jours and quantity of shifts negotiable and the rate of pay is dependant on age, experience and performance. If you think you fit the bill, please forward your CV with a covering letter, explaining why you think you would be an asset to the Explore team to: For more information on the role of assistant tutor please visit:

Previous vacancies (October 2008):

Tesco Extra Store

Tesco Extra Store Looking for a job at the new Tesco Extra store in Bradley Stoke?

  • The main recruitment centre is situated at the Aztec West Business Park – accessed from the Aztec West roundabout on the A38, south of junction 16 of the M5.
  • An on-site recruitment centre is now open in the car park of the existing Tesco store in Bradley Stoke.

Tesco Recruitment Centre Rombourne Buisness Centre 130 Aztec West Almondsbury Bristol BS32 4UB Tel: 01454 629623 Location of the Bradley Stoke Tesco Extra Recruitment Centre on Google Maps Jobs available at Tesco Bradley Stoke

Reflections Hairdressing

Reflections will be opening a hairdressing salon in the shopping mall of the Willow Brook Centre. The vacancies page of the company’s website states that they are currently seeking experienced stylists for the new Bradley Stoke salon. UPDATE [1st Sep 2008]: A company spokesperson told The Journal: “We are currently looking for Stylists, Technicians and Nail Technicians for our Bradley Stoke salon.”

Greggs the Bakers

Management vacancies are reportedly now filled. The company still has part-time and weekend work available. Part-time is a minimum of 16 hours per week and will involve working between the hours of 7:30am to 5:45pm on a weekly rota. All employees are expected to do some of the 7:30am starts. Pay is £5.89ph to £6.07ph (after training). Weekend-only positions also available. For 16 year olds pay is £5.01ph to £5.16ph. Greggs Jobs


KFC are looking for Team Leaders and Team Members. Pay is £5.52ph for Team Members under 21, with flexible shifts. The store will be open 10am – 11pm. Fore more information contact Filton KFC on 0117 9697146.

1st Equity

1st Equity (whose office will include a Nationwide Building Society agency) are seeking a Customer Sales Adviser (Part Time): Working in a fast paced, challenging environment, we are looking for people who are committed to providing superb customer service with the attitute to succeed. You will be dealing with customers on a face to face basis and over the phone selling bank accounts and spotting cross sales and opportunities. The key skills required are computer literacy, customer service, communication, good people skills and a team player, whilst meeting deadlines and delivering sales targets. In return the successful candidate will receive a great package which includes an incentive scheme. For further details please in the first instance contact: Maxine Bruton Manager Nationwide Building Society Unit 8, The Mall Willow Brook Centre Bradley Stoke Bristol BS32 8EF Telephone: 01454 618462

Shoe Zone

Budget footwear retailer Shoe Zone is seeking an Assistant Manager for its new Bradley Stoke store. “Reporting to the Store Manager, you will assist with the day to day running of the store and be completely responsible for the store in the Manager’s absence.” More information on the Jobs page of the Shoe Zone website. Vacancies for Sales Assistants (full- and part-time) have recently appeared in the live feed on our general Bradley Stoke Jobs page.


Subway Bradley Stoke SUBWAY® is planning to open at Unit 1, The Bradley Stoke Centre and is recruiting NOW! We are looking for Sandwich Artists and Managers to join this soon to be busy store. Full and part time positions with varying shift patterns available. The planned opening of the store is Monday 13th October 2008 – so get your skates on… now is the time to apply! Please contact 0117-958-1581 or email your CV to as positions are going fast. A Recruitment open day is on Friday 10th October at the store to fill in unfilled vacancies. Prospective employees can come and see the new store and chat to the Store Manager to find out what the job entails and how to become a part of the UK’s biggest growing food retail outlet. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Costa Coffee

Costa Coffee Careers Opportunities with Costa Costa’s rapid expansion is creating a real buzz among our employees. People feel good about working for a successful company at such an exciting time. There’s every reason to join us if you’re a customer service expert who takes lots of pride in your work. TRAINING We’ll teach you how to make coffee of the highest standard, every single time (just make sure it ends up in the cup not on the floor). We’ll also build on your customer care skills and make the most of your friendly, outgoing personality. FLEXIBILITY We offer work patterns to fit around your lifestyle, with full and part-time hours available during the week and weekends. REWARDS Pay is competitive and we offer a range of benefits to recognise your hard work. CAREER We’re keen to develop our people and promote from within. There’s structured career path into supervisory and management positions. With so much expansion planned, we predict a bright future for career focused employees. Team members/Baristas are the face of Costa – making fantastic coffee while providing the best possible service to customers. As well as great customer service skills, you need a willingness to get involved and help out the team in whichever way you can. Assistant managers set a high standard of customer service, while supporting the Manager in running the store. So, you need to be well organised, good with people and keen to manage your own store one day. To apply, pop into any store near you and ask for an application form and send them to: F.A.O Clare Whiteside-Knott Costa coffee Unit 4 70/78 Queens Road Bristol BS8 1QU Or call us on: 07954414334 or 07860294348

Security and Cleaning Staff

Keep an eye on our general Bradley Stoke Jobs page for full and part-time vacancies in these categories.

You can find lots more information about Bradley Stoke’s new town centre elsewhere in The Journal:

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