Assistant Shop Manager - Charity Retail
We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Shop Manager to work 37.5 hours per week in New Addington, on a permanent contract.
Title: Assistant Shop Manager
Reference number: 41947
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)
Location: New Addington, Croydon
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £14,763 per annum - £7.57 per hour
Sense salary points: 13
About the role
We are looking for a capable, reliable person to help lead and support a small, enthusiastic team of volunteers, assisting the manager in running the shop and acting as Shop Manager in their absence. This will be a hands-on role involving the selection, pricing and presentation of donated stock and, of course, customer service.
You will be an ambassador of Sense; raising vital funds for the charity and promoting who we are and what we do to the members of your local community. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people who find it difficult to communicate and connect with the world, especially those with sensory impairments.
You'll be part of a friendly team and there are always other people to turn to.
Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.
You can find out more about what it's like to work in a Sense shop on our website.
Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Skills and abilities
The successful applicant will need to be self-motivated, creative and positively committed to working in charity retail. You'll have experience of providing excellent customer service and motivating a team to do the same.
You'll have an eye for detail and will ensure a safe, clean and inviting environment for customers, staff and volunteers.
Previous experience of working in a retail environment is desirable.
This position requires the applicant to be willing to work Bank Holidays and weekends as required.
Closing date: Thursday 11 May 2017
Interview date: Friday 19 May 2017
To start: To be discussed at interview
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply' button to be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application process.
Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment.
No agencies please.