Shop Assistant

Reference number: 42920

Title: Shop Assistant

Hours: 22.5 hours per week, part time

Location: Castleford

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Thursday 25 October 2018

Salary: £7.95 per hour

Interview date: Monday 5 November 2018

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Shop Assistant to join our team in Castleford, working 22.5 hours per week, part time.

This will be a hands-on role involving the selection, pricing and presentation of donated stock and, of course, customer service.  The successful applicant will need to be self-motivated, creative and positively committed to working in charity retail.

You’ll work as part of a team, across a seven day rota, and be supported by the shop’s Manager and Assistant Manager. 

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

About Sense

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

You can find out more about what it's like to work in a Sense shop here https://www.sense.org.uk/content/working-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.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Sense I Statements and the Personal Specification (linked below); therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description and 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 please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

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.

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)