FAQs

  • Where do I find out about vacancies at HomeChoice?
    Please view our Current Vacancies page. We also advertise on various online job portals such as LinkedIn, BizCommunity, CareerWeb, Careers24 and in local newspapers.
  • How do I apply for a position at HomeChoice?
    To apply for any of our current vacancies, please go to the relevant vacancy on our Current Vacancies page and “apply”. For a general application submission, please go to “Submit your CV” 
  • When will I hear if I am successful?
    You will be contacted by phone or in writing to let you know whether you are successful. If you have not heard from HomeChoice within 30 days, you can consider your application as unsuccessful.
  • I am a full-time student and would like to work on weekends and during my holidays. Can I apply?
    HomeChoice does not offer part-time employment.
  • Does HomeChoice offer job-shadowing opportunities?
    Yes, although this does depend on the departmental manager as well as the nature of business in that specific department, for example, confidentiality in a certain area.
  • What do I need to study to become a Trainee Planner?
    You would need a BCom or a degree in maths or statistics and good Excel skills. You also need to be detail focused and have excellent communication skills. Business acumen and strong organisation and planning skills are essential as well.
  • What do I need to study to become a Trainee Buyer?
    A BTech in Clothing Management will be advantageous. Business acumen, numeric ability, strong organisation and planning skills as well as good interpersonal skills are essential.
  • What are the working hours?
    Depending on the role, work hours vary between 40 and 45 hours per week. Operational areas work various shifts, including Saturdays. These shifts may change from time to time depending on operational requirements.
  • Does HomeChoice have any stores?
    No, as a direct marketer, HomeChoice operates from a head office in Wynberg, Cape Town. We also have depots in Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Rustenburg and Bloemfontein and a small Clearance store at our head office in Wynberg.
  • What benefits does HomeChoice offer its employees?
    HomeChoice has a number of benefits for permanent employees which include the following:
    • a voluntary choice of medical aid funds
    • membership of the group's provident fund
    • group life benefit and permanent disability and health insurance
    • a funeral policy and funeral support
    • face-to-face counselling
    • assault, trauma and HIV cover
    • access to 24-hour support for a range of issues such as stress, financial, legal, substance abuse and health care issues
    • career development opportunities and study bursaries
    • a wellness strategy that addresses physical and emotional wellbeing
    • an on-site nursing sister
    • refer-a-friend incentive scheme
    • performance recognition awards
    • staff purchase discounts
    • modern office premises
  • What is HomeChoice’s view on broad-based black economic empowerment?
    The company is committed to transformation and as an equal opportunities employer, we are compliant with all aspects of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998. We are committed to providing career advancement opportunities to both genders and members of previously disadvantaged communities. Our employment and promotion practices are based on skills and merit and we continue to monitor the employment equity progress of the company.

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