Assistant Shop Manager

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Reference number: 47330

Title: Assistant Shop Manager

Location: Retford

Salary: £18,525 per annum pro rata

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 15 May 2022

Interview date: TBC

Contract type: Temporary, Fixed Term

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 Retford on a 6 month fixed term contract 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. The succesful candidate will work to deliver the budgeted sales and profit, as well as drive engagement in terms of brand awareness for the charity.

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 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.

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 for interview; 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, job description and person specification (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

Please note to avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

No agency submissions please: any submissions without prior authorisation from the Sense Recruitment Team will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

If you require any further assistance, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or recruitment@sense.org.uk

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 a DBS check; level dependant on the nature of the role.

For this role we particularly welcome applications from candidates from underrepresented ethnic minority backgrounds and candidates with disabilities. Sense is committed to equality of opportunity, and to promoting and celebrating the diversity of staff, volunteers and the people we work with. Everyone's contribution is valued and we ensure they're given the opportunity to realise their potential. We welcome applications from talented people from all sections of the community who share our values and belief that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. For more information please visit:  https://www.sense.org.uk/jobs/equality-diversity-and-inclusion-in-recruitment/

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Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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Who Sense supports

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Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)