Assistant Shop Manager - Charity Retail

Recruiter
Sense
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Salary
£15,499 per annum (pro rata) - £7.95 per hour
Posted
12 Sep 2018
Closes
25 Sep 2018
Ref
151844_S_42844
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Sense are currently recruiting for an Assistant Shop Manager to work 22.5 hours per week in Newcastle upon Tyne on a permanent basis.

Title: Assistant Shop Manager
Reference number:
42844
Hours: 22.5 hours per week, part time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £15,499 per annum (pro rata) - £7.95 per hour

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.

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 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.

More about what it's like to work in a Sense shop is available 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.

Closing date: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Interview date: To be confirmed
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. You will be directed to the Sense 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, further details can be found on our website.

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, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

No agencies please.