the dunelm application process

Step 1: Make your application

Follow the on-screen instructions and, when you’re happy with your form, press submit.

Step 2: Screening

We look through the information to assess how suitable you are for the role. We’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Step 3: Assessment centre

If you pass initial screening, we’ll invite you to an assessment centre where you’ll meet us and other applicants. This will involve an interview and group tasks relevant to the programme that you will complete on the day


Step 4: Final decision

Within a week, we’ll give you feedback on your performance and, with any luck, we’ll offer you a job!

Tips to succeed:

  • Do your research about the company and the industry.
  • Think multi-channel retailing, we sell online as well as in our stores.
  • Try and enjoy the assessment day and ask lots of questions!


Dunelm are one of the UK’s leading Homeware Retailers. We offer a Retail degree apprenticeship in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University.

You will complete a 4-year programme building up your work experience and level of responsibility, either in one of our stores or in our Digital team. The great news is we pay for your degree on top of your salary! Find out more now.

Please note, we are currently reviewing all listed recruitment opportunities due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and will be updating the Time To Apply information soon.

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