Job opportunity

Retail Assistant Shop Manager

Hours

7.5 hours per week

Salary

£4,251 per annum (FTE £21,255) plus performance related bonuses

Closing date: Ongoing recruitment so apply now!

About the role

  • Would you like to work for a much-loved local charity?
  • Do you want to make a real difference?
  • Would you like to join a highly successful retail team?

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.
  • Giving excellent customer service
  • Assisting in managing a team of staff and 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, love a varied work day 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 Billingshurst, 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.

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About us

We’re a children’s hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire, providing specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-limiting conditions.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer various family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

You will be joining our organisation at a very exciting time, as St Barnabas Hospices and Martlets Hospice are in the process of merging. Bringing our teams and resources together, as one organisation means we can focus on new and exciting visions and plans for our people and patients and provide even greater opportunities for our workforce

Benefits

  • Company pension scheme or NHS pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • On-site education support and study leave opportunities
  • Option to access Health Shield and cover your everyday cost of healthcare for less
  • Free parking, subsidised meals and various social activities
  • Corporate rate gym membership, discounts with local complementary therapies and Blue Light Card

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Apply now

For further information about the role please contact Area Manager Liz Rich on 07717 701128 liz.rich@stbh.org.uk or pop into the shop and have a chat with the manager.

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