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Site Admin Assistant in Northampton

The Groom Room at Pets at Home is looking for Apprentice Groomers to join our quickly expending Groom Room business.

Job description

Site Admin Assistant - SDC - 39 hours
Full-time, £22,575 - £22,575

Ref: 17649

Salary: £22,575 - £22,575

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Location: Swan Valley Way, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4 9BD


Site Admin Assistant 

Northampton Distribution Centre (SDC)

Fixed Term 12 month contract, 39 hours per week, Mon-Fri (occassional weekend)

An opportunity has arisen to work at our Distribution Centre in Northampton as a site admin assistant, working on a 12 month fixed term contract upto May 2024.
The Role :

The role is to assist the Site Leadership Team by undertaking general administrative tasks, including but not exhausting; stationary ordering, general kitchen supplies and to provide admin support for site-wide project activities.  Responsibility for end-to-end site purchase orders, including rectifying purchase orders with suppliers / purchase ledgers.  To create engaging site communication and display and communicate on site noticeboards and social media.  Rresponsible for the uniform process for the site, including maintaining the uniform database and tracking system, processing colleague uniform requests, liaising with uniform suppliers regarding orders and invoices. To provide administrative support with site-wide monthly, annual and ad-hoc engagement activity and arrange and support with fundraising activities on site.

The Person :

  • Experience working in an administrative role in an office environment
  • Excellent organisational skills, working to a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong customer focus / people skills
  • Experience in word, excel, powerpoint and social media


  • Attractive rates of pay
  • An extra day’s holiday when it’s your birthday
  • Stakeholder pension plan
  • Personal Health Insurance scheme (if in Pension Scheme)
  • Life assurance: 4 x salary
  • 20% Pets at Home discount scheme after 12 weeks service
  • Pets at Home “Treats” voluntary benefits package   

About Us:
We’re not just another retailer. So this is not just another distribution centre. Where pets come first, we also look after our customers and our people, ensuring everyone enjoys a good experience with Pets at Home.
But don’t take our word for it. We were voted 5th in the Great Place to Work UK Best Workplaces Large Category 2018 and we were put there by our people who like how much fun it is work here, how much opportunity there is for personal growth and how we all like to give something back.
Along the way, they get to enjoy all the training and development they need to succeed. Plus a comfortable, dynamic working environment that also has computer workspaces, communication zones and our own canteen.
Our colleagues live and breathe the Pets at Home values, bringing them to work every day to deliver for our customers. The teams within our distribution centres play a vital role by ensuring our stores are stocked with exactly what they need, when they need it.



Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 04-04-2023

Expiry Date: 19-04-2023

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Profession type
Customer Service
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required