Assistant Shop Manager
- Building, training and inspiring a great team of volunteers
- Delivering superb shop standards, offer and customer engagement
- Driving stock generation and community engagement
- The successful applicant will need to be self-motivated, creative, be a great communicator and positively committed to working in charity retail.
- Experience of inspiring a team to provide excellent customer service.
- An eye for detail that will ensure a safe, clean, and inviting environment for customers, staff, and volunteers.
- Experience of working in a retail environment or within a team leader position.
Reference number: 48118
Title: Assistant Shop Manager
Salary: £18,525 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: Sunday 14 August 2022
Interview date: TBC
Contract type: Permanent
About the role
Are you looking for a new opportunity where you can be part of a fantastic team who deliver their very best at all times? Would you love to work for a charity where we believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential? If so, this could be the job you!
Sense is currently recruiting for an Assistant Shop Manager to work 37.5 hours per week at our new shop in Swindon on a permanent basis.
This is an exciting time to join our team and work in our network of over 120 shops as we continue our exciting shop growth programme. We are looking for someone to lead and inspire an enthusiastic team, drive delivery of standards, operational and customer service excellence - all to maximize vital income generation for the charity.
Some key areas of ownership for the successful applicant include:
Each year, over four million people buy an item from us, so our shops play a pivotal role in raising brand awareness and income to make a difference to the lives of the people we support.
Key skills and experience:
This position requires the applicant to be willing to work Bank Holidays and weekends as required.
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.
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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/about-us/equality-and-diversity/