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B&Q Careers and Employment

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Thanks for your interest in joining B&Q.
Due to adopting new ways of working encompassing social distancing measures, we're only recruiting in a small amount of stores right now.

If you're interested in a temporary role as a Customer Advisor (hours and shifts will vary, store by store) please contact your local store to find out if they have any vacancies,
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To apply for any other roles (Team Leaders, Store Management and Store Support Office roles) keep an eye on our careers site as these will be advertised online, as usual, when available.

Stay well.

B&Q Recruitment team.


B&Q is the UK’s leading home improvement and garden retailer. We’ve been helping customers create good homes since 1969. The way customers live, shop and use their homes may have changed over the past five decades, but they still need homes that work for every member of their household; homes that use space brilliantly, provide a balance of comfort and practicality, and are easy to maintain and improve so they look and feel great. And we’re still here for them – offering more bright thinking, big ideas, sustainable solutions and expert advice than ever.


We create good homes by making home improvement accessible for everyone.



B&Q is part of Kingfisher plc, an international home improvement company which operates nearly 1,200 stores in 10 countries in Europe. Its main brands are B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt and Screwfix. Kingfisher also operates the Koçtaş joint venture in Turkey. For further information go to www.kingfisher.com.


We’re proud to be a level two Disability Confident Employer, and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.
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What is it like to work at B&Q?

3.3
Work/Life Balance
3.3
Salary/Benefits
3.1
Job Security/Advancement
3.0
Management
3.2
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at B&Q?

Picture of Graham Bell, CEO of B&Q
60%
of employees approve of Graham Bell’s performance as CEO
CEO Approval is based on 890 ratings
3.0
Reactive rather than proactive management.
Written by Customer Advisor/ Order Administrator (Former Employee) from Galway on 27 August 2019
B&Q Galway is a very well stocked shop for DIY. There sometimes however is not nearly enough staff to provide outstanding customer service. Management turnover is heavy. Long-term employees are not overly appreciated for the work they do and the skills and knowledge they possess. There are some truly outstanding employees and managers. Typical day is - more...
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What are the top-rated locations & roles at B&Q?

Top work locations
4.5
Cork
4.3
Swords, County Dublin
3.9
Dublin
3.7
Limerick
Most popular roles
4.2
Customer Service Representative
3.3
Client Advisor
3.0
Sales Assistant

What did candidates say about the interview at B&Q?

Interview experience
Based on 10 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 10 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 10 interviews
About two weeks
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