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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.
You can also view current job vacancies at St Barnabas House, our adults’ hospice based in Worthing, West Sussex.
Chestnut Tree House is the children’s hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire, providing specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-shortening conditions.
Our Shops and Distribution Centre provide one of our most important revenue streams and offer quality items and a friendly service.
As an Assistant Manager, it will be helpful if you have retail and customer service skills, although full training will be given.
Responsibilities include: Using people skills to help deliver income to the hospice. Helping to give excellent customer service, assisting in managing a team of volunteers, stock control, daily cash handling and banking, ensuring the staff, volunteers, the shop and the site are safe and secure. You will be energetic and love variety and keeping our shop attractive. You will have responsibility for all aspects of the business in the absence of the manager after full induction training.
Location: The post is based in Hove, but involves regular travel to the hospices, the Retail Distribution Centre and to other shops in Sussex. The role may involve managing and supporting in other shops as requested.
We offer: Competitive salary, Bonus, up to 35 days’ annual leave including bank holidays, a company pension scheme, corporate discounts and a creative and friendly environment that encourages career progression.
Ongoing recruitment, so apply now!
For further information about the role please pop into the shop for a chat with the manager.
If you have the passion and drive to succeed, please complete the application form attached and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date provided or collect one from one of our many charity shops.
We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.
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.
The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.