Job Vacancies

Part Time Upholstery Tutor, Stirling, Scotland

Based in Stirling, Scotland, we are looking for a professionally trained and qualified upholsterer, with a wide variety of experience within the industry to teach traditional and modern upholstery techniques to our students.Someone who is able to work to a high standard both in a team environment and independently.The position is currently 2 days per week with the possibly of rising to 3 days.

We would be happy to consider an AMUSF Qualified to Diploma Stage 3 graduate who has gained good sound work experience with a practitioner since qualification.

Being an approved training provider for Upholstery courses accredited by the Association of Master Upholsterers and Soft Furnishers (AMUSF) the three stage curriculum work is assessed throughout the period of study.

For further information please contact Jackie’s email address <>

We are also currently looking to recruit a trainee tutor (Upholstery Technician) to bring on, and again a recently qualified Diploma Stage 3 graduate, who is willing to combine starting work experience along with tutor training, would fit the bill.

Re-Upholsterer Wanted – Chirk

Richmond Upholstery is a family business. Established over 40 years ago. Our client base is top end, and we specialise in Re-upholstery, Curtains and all soft Furnishings, Situated on the wonderful North Wales / Shropshire border in the small town of Chirk.

Due to another exceptional year to satisfy our clients and cope with the high demand for our work we urgently need an upholsterer with experience in antiques and modern furniture.

Ideal Candidate

You will need to be an experienced Upholsterer, with the following skills :

-Cutting and Sewing

-Previous experience of using leather

-Deep buttoning

-Work on own initiative

-Have a keen eye for detail

-Have pride in your work

Loose cover experience would be a great advantage

This is a permanent position.     Excellent salary.     3 month trial period.      Work Place Pension.

Please contact :

Upholsterer / Up-cycler – Berkhamsted, Herts.

Returned to Glory – Northbridge Road Berkhamsted

We are expanding our team and looking to recruit an Upholsterer/Up-cycler to work in our award-winning furniture showroom Returned to Glory

Full Time 5 days – 40 hours p/w

Full time preferred but, willing to consider 4 days for the right candidate

Salary £17,000 (pro-rata) + Benefits

This is a newly created opportunity for someone looking to gain experience working in a highly creative dynamic environment supporting the Showroom and Creative Manager.

AMUSF qualification is desirable, but not essential. To be successful you will have excellent upholstery skills, be organised, reliable and happy to work within a small team, as well as under your own initiative. You will have a keen eye for detail together with the ability to problem solve, and deliver work to a high standard.

The role requires the lifting and handling of heavy items, and the flexibility to work some weekends/bank holidays and across a variable rota.

To apply please visit our website: and download an application form. Or alternatively you can email

For an informal discussion, or to contact HR, please telephone Marie Wilson on 01442 869550

 Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 28th April 2017 


Experienced Upholsterers Required – Oxford

Oxford Upholstery is on the move to new premises and to cope with the increased demand for our work we are seeking to recruit two experienced upholsterers on a full time basis (part time will be considered).

We are a small team working to a high standard in both Upholstery and Soft Furnishings servicing both residential and commercial customers.

Do you have?

  • Proven experience in traditional and modern upholstery
  • Confidence in fabric cutting and pattern matching
  • Ability to produce soft furnishings to the highest standard (by machine and hand)
  • Passion and flair for producing stunning results
  • Accuracy and an exceptional eye for detail
  • Experience in onsite measuring and fitting
  • A motivated and dedicated outlook to provide a wonderful customer experience
  • A willingness to learn new skills and a flexible attitude
  • A driving licence 

If so, we can offer you

  • A competitive salary
  • An opportunity to grow with our expanding business here in Oxford
  • An opportunity to learn and develop your skills

 Job type: Full time/part time, permanent

Salary: Upon application

 For further information or to apply, please email:

Employment/Work Experience in Upholstery sought – Oxford

Clara Arnold is a young person currently studying the City and Guilds Fine Furniture course at the City of Oxford College. Her ambition is to work in upholstery and she would like to go on to study the AMUSF Upholstery Diploma course at the college. Without employment however, she would not be able to pay for the courses.

If you are in the Oxford area and would consider taking Clara on as a trainee within an upholstery environment she would be very pleased to hear from you. Please make contact direct by email to


Upholstery Tutor required – Bath

The Woodworks Project is a Bath based registered charity who run furniture and upholstery workshop projects for the benefit of vulnerable and disadvantaged people in our area.

We are currently looking for an experienced upholsterer to teach traditional upholstery skills to our clients. We take our work very seriously and therefore require a professionally trained and qualified person with plenty of experience in the industry. This is a challenging yet highly rewarding position and we are looking for someone who will help us drive the project forward in a positive, creative and dynamic way. For the purposes of fundraising, we also run public recreational courses on a one full day per week six-week course, which the successful candidate will also be responsible for.

The position is part time, two days per week but possibly rising to three days.

Salary £20,000 pro rata per annum (negotiable)

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact us for further information and a full job description:


Tel; 01225 313240

Or in writing to;

Stephen Budd

The Woodworks Project

1-4 Victoria Park Business Centre

Midland Road



Upholstery Technician – London Met University

We seek an Upholstery technician to support our Upholstery academics and students throughout the year. This is a technical support role which will involve planning, developing and delivering practical components of the course as well as ensuring all equipment and materials are prepared for lessons, kept in working order and organising the upkeep of the workshop and student’s work.

For full details of how to apply, job description and remuneration please click here.


A small, Barnet-based soft-furnishing Company is seeking to recruit an individual who can demonstrate all-round fitting ability with particular emphasis on dressing quality, traditional window-treatments.  Some experience of installing electrically-operated blinds and curtain tracks would be an advantage.

A clean, full driving licence is essential.

The vacancy is full-time (39 hours per week).

Those interested should contact Mrs J Bartmeier on 020 8449 9737 for an application form and further information.

Experienced Upholsterer Required – High Barnet

Who we are:
We are a design led upholstery studio based in High Barnet with a portfolio of high profile clients.

Our work includes banquette seating and fabric walling.

The successful candidate must have experience in deep buttoning, stuffing up, covering, cutting fabrics and machining.

This is paid per project job application and time management is essential.

Attractive rates offered dependant on level of experience.

Must be able to work independently and have a keen eye for detail.

If you think you have the skills and you want to work within a rapidly expanding organisation, please contact us for more information.

TEL: 07539523227



Traditional Upholsterer Required – Gloucestershire

A fabulous opportunity for an upholsterer with an excellent knowledge of, and experience using, traditional skills. Working for a highly respected luxury furniture company, the successful candidate will have an unwavering commitment to exceptional quality, have an eye for every detail and be highly motivated to exceed our customers’ expectations.

Key Skills Required

  • High degree of traditional upholstery skills and experience.
  • Inspire our customers and sales force with your passion
  • Ensuring the highest quality control standards are maintained


  • An exceptional salary of up to £30,000 p.a plus company benefits
  • Work within an exciting and rapidly growing company, which prides itself on developing its staff
  • Permanent job with the opportunity to contribute to growing the business

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £30,000 /year

Please contact Jo Ferguson at for further details.