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Thank you for your interest in working for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice. We have a range of jobs available at the hospice and in our charity shops which we regularly have vacancies for, covering East and West Sussex.


Retail Assistant Manager – Billingshurst

Hours: 15hrs per week minimum (2 days out of 7 inc Bank Holidays)
Salary: £6,146 per annum based on working 15 hours per week.
Closing date: Monday 11 June

Opportunities for additional hours

Full-time Salary: £15,366 p.a. pro rata + performance related bonus (£7.88per hour)

Would you like to work for a much loved local children’s hospice charity? Do you want to make a real difference? Would you like to join a highly successful Retail team? If so, then read on…

Using your well-developed people skills you will help deliver income to the hospice. You will help to give excellent customer service, assisting in managing a team of staff and volunteers, stock control and daily cash handling/banking.  You will also ensure that the staff, volunteers, the shop and the site are safe and secure. You will be energetic and love variety and keeping our shop looking attractive. You will have responsibility for all aspects of the business in the absence of the manager, after full induction training.

As an Assistant Manager, it will be helpful if you have retail and customer service skills, although full training will be given.


The post is based in Billingshurst, but involves regular travel to the Hospices, Retail Distribution Centre and to other shops in Sussex. The role may involve managing and supporting in other shops as requested. Own transport may be required.

We offer

Competitive salary, bonus, up to 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays, the chance to join our company pension scheme, corporate discounts and a creative and friendly environment that encourages career progression.

If you have the passion and drive to succeed in this role, please complete the attached application form or pick up an application form from the Billingshurst shop

For an informal chat about the role please Contact Liz Rich on 07717 701128.

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role.

The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding.