Assistant Shop Manager - Poulton
Assistant Shop Manager
Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Total salary of GBP15,778 per annum
We've got an opening...
We have a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and motivated individual to join our busy Poulton Le Fylde shop. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the shop manager with the successful delivery of a customer focussed shop team that is the 'window of the Red Cross' on the high street.
Deputising for the Shop Manager on occasion, you will ensure the smooth running of the shop during these times, whilst also dealing with any financial transactions accurately and deliver a high standard of shop floor management.
Working with and supporting an inspiring team of volunteers, you will play an integral role in maximising profitability and helping generate much needed income to support people living in crisis both at home and overseas.
Say hello to the team
Helping people in crisis begins at your local charity shop.
Full of gifts, clothes and even the odd vintage gem, our 330 shops across the UK are home to over 6,500 volunteers and 700 paid staff. Our team is bright and bubbly, and we love meeting people from all walks of life.
We want to make sure everyone that visits us has a great experience, and we never forget the contribution our little shop makes to helping those in crisis.
This role might be for you if
- You're a retail star. You've got the experience and know-how from working in a shop environment.
- You can go your own way. You can use your initiative for positive results.
- Numbers don't faze you. You've got a good understanding of financial and numerical information, and have experience of cash handling.
Also you should have the following;
- Ability to understand issues related to working with volunteers
- Proven customer care skills
- Proven IT skills
Closing date for applications is 23.59 on Wednesday 15th August 2018
Here's a little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes.
From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us. Our goal is to connect human kindness with human crisis.
We're part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and we believe in the power of kindness.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays - pro rata for part time staff
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Childcare vouchers
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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Connecting human kindness with human crisis