Assistant Shop Manager

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Reference number: 45170

Title: Assistant Shop Manager

Location: Barry

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Hours: 22.5 hours per week, full time

Closing date: Monday 12 April 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

About the role

Sense are currently recruiting for an Assistant Shop Manager to work 22.5 hours per week in our brand new Barry shop.

We are very excited to be expanding our shops in Wales and this presents an excellent opportunity for the right person to make their mark. Each year, over four million people buy an item from us, so our shops play a pivotal role in raising funds to make a difference to the lives of those who find it difficult to communicate and connect with the world.

We are looking for someone 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.

Key skills and experience:

  • Motivated, and committed to working in charity retail.
  • Experience of providing excellent customer service and motivating a team to do the same.
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to ensure a safe and inviting environment for those visiting and working in store.

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

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 by clicking here.

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. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format please contact the recruitment team via recruitment@sense.org.uk 

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.

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Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)