Job opportunity

Retail Assistant Shop Manager - Lyons Farm, Worthing

Hours

22.5 hours (3 days out of 7, Monday-Sunday, inc Bank Holidays and opportunities for additional hours)

Starting salary 

£11,115 p.a. + performance related bonuses (F.T.E £18,525)

Ongoing recruitment, so apply now!

About the role

At a time of continued expansion, we currently have the following vacancy:

  • 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 in one of our busiest shops?

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 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 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 Lyons farm retail park, Worthing, 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 provide specialist palliative care through two hospices: St Barnabas House adult hospice in Worthing and Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice near Arundel in Sussex. Our Shops and Distribution Centre provide one of our most important revenue streams and offer quality items and a friendly service.

We’re 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.

Benefits

  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • On-site education support
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate rate gym membership.

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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.

Ongoing recruitment, so apply now!

If you would like further information about the role please please pop into the shop for a chat with the manager

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