Shift Leader Greggs

Join the family

We believe in growing together – as a united team and working towards the achievement of our vision which is to be a winning brand in the food-on-the-go market. Greggs is a much loved and trusted brand with a strong traditional bakery heritage. Our people are what makes our business successful.

We aim to provide our people with a great place to work, where they feel valued by listening, developing and rewarding them.

Pay Rates

£8.78 per hour

Shift Pattern and Contracted Hours

Hours: 16 - 30

Shifts: An opportunity has come up to join the management team at Swindon the Parade! We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic person ready to take on a vital role to the business.
The shop hours are between 5:00am-7:30pm Monday to Friday, 6:00am-7:30pm Saturday and 7:00am -5:30pm Sundays as a key holder it is vital that you be available for at least the open or close down of the shop
Shifts are normally 4-7 hours depending on the candidates contracted hours which can be discussed at the interview stage.
If you like the sound of the role please don't hesitate to apply or pop into the store for extra information!
We look forward to meeting you soon

Contract: Permanent

Job Description

Greggs Shift Leaders or Senior Team Members (as the role is known internally) are at the heart of the team supporting with the management of the shop at key times of the day.

You would be looking after the shop for a few hours a day, either at opening or closing time so your role is invaluable to your manager.

When opening the shop you’ll be working with the team to ensure our much loved products are ready for our customers and the shop is set up to the highest standard. This is where your passion to deliver a fantastic shopping experience for our customers comes in.

A close down shift means getting the shop ready for the next day; cleaning, stock counting and cashing up. You’ll have a natural flair for team work whilst enjoying a little extra responsibility.

You’ll fit right into the Greggs family if you’re not afraid of hard work and enjoy some fun at work. Some supervisory experience always comes in handy although not essential.

Everyone in our family values hard work, commitment and a flexible approach to working hours.


To be able to:

Serve customers in a friendly, professional and efficient manner.

Prepare a variety food items to the highest standards, in order to meet customer demand.

Ensuring that all areas of the shop and food products are displayed in a clean, tidy and attractive manner.

Seeking to maximise the sales and profitability of their store.

Working collaboratively with their Shop Manager and other Team Members and providing managerial support to the shop management team.


Our Greggs Employee Staff Discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food

Your holiday entitlement starts with 21 days, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 30 days after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)

After 6 months service you may be eligible for our profit share scheme where the company distributes 10% of its profits and allows you to share in the success of the business

You will receive free life assurance after 1 years continuous service. This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump sum payment equal to one years’ salary

You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages

Other benefits include:

Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes

Employee Assistance Programme

Healthcare Plans

Cycle to Work Scheme

Your Application

During the application process we'll keep in touch every step of the way. We know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job. Once you do we'll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing. With your help, we can make your application as quick and smooth as possible.

  • Greggs The Parade
  • 4 The Parade , Swindon, SN1 1BA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • £8.78 per hour

Application closing date: 20th September 19