Community Shop Manager St Wilfrids Hospice
Salary: £17,000 per annum Contract type: Permanent Working pattern: Full-time 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Interview date: Monday 23 & Tuesday 24 October 2017
Please note that CVs will not be accepted unless applicants are unable to complete our application form due to a disability.
Who to contact if you have a query: Please contact the Human Resources Department should you have any queries.
About the Role
St Wilfrid’s Hospice exists to support, empower and care for people at the end of life. We provide specialist care for people with any progressive and advanced disease. Our vision is of a community where people talk openly about dying, live well until the end of their life and where nobody dies alone, afraid or in pain. The Retail Company directly supports this vision and all profits made in the shops and through other retail income directly benefit the hospice.
We are looking for a self-motivated individual to become the Community Shop Manager (Hailsham). Your core areas of responsibility will be to manage the day-to-day running of the shop with a focus on increasing sales and profitability, co-ordinate volunteer rotas, managing banking and paperwork and ensuring creative and effective merchandising, You will also have shared responsibility for the recruitment and training of volunteers and for encouraging donations of stock from the public.
Your skills will include achieving income and expenditure targets, excellent customer service, effective team leadership, shop operations and delivery of our standards.Retail knowledge is essential, as are excellent communication and people skills and a passion for working towards charitable objectives and improving community links
If you have exemplary skills in creating a positive, vibrant retail outlet with an excellent reputation in customer service and producing eye-catching displays, this might be the role for you.
We are offering 27 days annual leave plus entitlement for bank holidays (pro-rata).
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.