Assistant Shop Manager

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Reference number: 46174

Title: Assistant Shop Manager

Location: Ipswich

Salary: £8.91 per hour

Hours: 22.5 hours per week, part time

Closing date: Sunday 24 October 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 3 November 2021

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

About the role

Sense is currently recruiting for an Assistant Shop Manager to work 22.5 hours per week at our shop in Ipswich on a permanent basis.

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 lead and support an 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 providing excellent customer service.

Key skills and experience:

  • Experience of providing excellent customer service.
  • Self-motivated, creative, and committed to working in charity retail.
  • You’ll have an eye for detail with the ability 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

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.

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. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines, job description and person specification before applying.

Click here to find out more about working in our shops.

Sense is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in all of its work. We want to ensure that the diversity of our workforce is reflective of the people we support and the communities we serve. We encourage applications of those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds as well as women, trans and non-binary people, and those with different accessibility needs.

Offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to a DBS check.

If you require an application in another format, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or recruitment@sense.org.uk

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Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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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)