How it works

Students achieve training in Customer Care with our support and their fantastic hard work and dedication.

Our tailor-made 10 week training program is overseen by a qualified assessor and gives our students access to a wide range of experiences including:

* Serving customers (including use of till)  

* Window dressing

* Handling stock                                                

* Pricing

* Trips to visit buyers in London                    

* Travel training

* Buddying Scheme                                        

* One-to-one tuition

* Actively taking part in decisions about shop layout and stock

What our trainees get out of it

Our trainees have gained a great deal from the program, including:

* Going on to gain paid employment

* Making friendships and connections

* Access to Guideposts local leisure and evening activities

* A certificate to show what they have achieved

The Guideposts Boutique

Located in a prime position on the High St in the lovely town of Ware, Hertfordshire, our enchanting children’s boutique stocks the latest in designer and contemporary children’s clothing and baby wear, along with a huge array of children’s gifts and toys. (There’s also a range of hand-made soaps and toiletries for mums in need of pampering too!) Our greeting card and wrappings range provides everything you need for a great finishing touch for those special people in your life.

A unique shopping experience in Ware, we’re delighted to be the only local stockists of Hatley, JellyCat, Lily & Sid and Bob & Blossom clothing and Le Toy Van toys and educational gifts. Our stock changes regularly so you can be sure there’s always something new, seasonal and up-to-date, providing only the best designer baby clothes, and boys’ and girls’ clothing from 0 to 5 years, carefully selected by our passionate team.

How to find out more

If you would be interested in finding out more about being part of our Retail Training Program the Manager Jo Radcliffe would love to hear from you:

Telephone number: 01920 467111

Email: [email protected]

Or you can come and visit us at the shop! 18 High Street, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 9BX