Shop Assistant Manager (2 posts available) - Kingston Park - 37.5 hours per week

Organisation: St Oswald's Hospice

Salary: £22,370 per annum

Job Type: Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Hours to be worked between Monday to Saturday)

Closing Date: 2024-06-30 23:59:59

Reference: Shop Assistant Manager - Kingston Park - 37.5 hours per week

Please note: there are two identical posts available (both are full time).

A very generous holiday allowance and unlike many other retailers, you won’t have to work over the Christmas/New Year period, Easter or Bank Holidays.

Are you looking for a career with a real purpose and meaning, where you can add value and make an enormous difference to the lives of local people?

Are you passionate about sustainable shopping, selling good quality second-hand goods especially furniture and fashion?

Previous experience of charity retail is NOT essential, but you will enjoy working in a customer facing environment such as customer service, retail or front of house, be people focused and wish to hold a key role within the shop team.

The role is physical, demanding and very rewarding as our shop teams are the link between the Hospice and our supporters and local community.

You will:

  • have excellent customer service skills
  • be numerate, literate and articulate
  • Have good IT skills to include Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Knowledge of EPOS systems

Next steps….

If this all sounds like you, then apply today. We’d absolutely LOVE to hear from you.

It’s easy to apply, just fill out our online application form and become one step closer to joining our team.

If you would like to download a detailed job description and person specification, please click here.

This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

You must have existing right to work in the UK for this role.

Watch ‘Our Story’ here to find out more about St Oswald’s Hospice.

Want to check out the benefits of working for St Oswald’s Hospice? Watch our short video or download a PDF here.

Want to find out more about why working in a Hospice could be the best job you’ve ever had?

Hospice UK have put together this short video which highlights many benefits of working in a Hospice by sharing the views of hospice professionals and what working in a hospice means to them. This video has been filmed with clinical care team members but we think it gives you a great idea what it’s like to work in a hospice in a non-clinical role too!

Closing date: Sunday 30th June 2024

Interview date: Wednesday 10th July 2024

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time if we receive a high volume of applications or if a suitable candidate is found.


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Disability Confident Leader

St Oswald’s Hospice is committed to equity and diversity and is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from people of all ages, disability/non-disability, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexualities, transgender status, and cultural backgrounds.

We are a Disability Confident Leader and will offer interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

Please note in situations where we experience high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, we will endeavour to meet this commitment but may have to limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to the Disability Confident website.