Job opportunity

Retail Relief Assistant Shop Manager


Bank staff


£9.50 per hour (F.T.E £18,525)

About the role

Due to expansion and internal promotion, we are looking for candidates to provide holiday and sickness cover in our chain of charity retail shops in East and West Sussex.

Responsibilities include: 

  • You will be deputising for our managers and co-ordinate the day to day retail activities of our varied and busy shops.
  • You will bring superb retail and customer service skills, visual creativity and a flair for fashion.
  • The role involves stock processing, daily cash handling and banking and supporting a team of shop volunteers

Location: Our shops are located across East and West Sussex and South East Hants but we endeavour to keep travel distances for our bank relief staff to a reasonable level.

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Your skills and experience

This is an exciting opportunity to experience a wide variety of retails styles. Previous charity retail success would be advantageous, however full training would be given to the right candidates.

A full, clean driving licence and access to own transport is essential for this post.

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.


  • 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 please apply today

For further information about the role please contact Jan Harper on 01903 275660 (Option 1).

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