Shop Manager – Charity Retail

Corringham, Stanford-Le-Hope
£15,345 - £15,710 per annum - £7.87 - £8.06 per hour
12 Mar 2018
25 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Shop Manager to work 37.5 hours per week in Corringham on a permanent basis.

Title: Shop Manager
Reference number: 42497
Hours: 37.5 hour per week (full time)
Location: Corringham, Thurrock
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £15,345 - £15,710 per annum - £7.87 - £8.06 per hour

About the role 
We are looking for a capable, reliable person to lead and support a small, enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers. This will be a hands-on role involving the selection, pricing and presentation of donated stock and, of course, customer service. The Shop Manager is also responsible for the appearance of the shop and completing administration tasks.

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 will be responsible for generating income by maximising sales, controlling costs and encouraging your local community to donate saleable items.

About You 
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 highly desirable.

This position requires the applicant to be willing to work Bank Holidays and weekends as required.

About us 
Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

You can find out more on our website about what it's like to work in a Sense shop.

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.

Closing date: Sunday 25 March 2018
Interview date: Wednesday 4th April 2018
To start: To be confirmed


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply' button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form.

We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio more information is available on our website.

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. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

No agencies please.

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