Sales Assistant


Location: St Clare Hospice Shop, Harlow, Essex

Salary: £8,528.00 PA FTE

Hours: Part Time Permanent (20 hours per week)

Overview of role

St Clare Hospice is a charity that provides specialist palliative care to patients and families in West Essex and the East Hertfordshire borders.

Are you looking for a new retail challenge? Are you customer service and results driven? If so we may have the perfect job for you in our flagship St Clare charity shop located in Harlow.

This is a new role responsible for offering an excellent level of customer service to new and existing customers and donors. You need to have a ‘can do’ attitude and enjoy being part of a staff and volunteer team.

Please read the job description (link below) for further details.

In return for your commitment we offer a full induction into your role, a competitive salary and benefits package, company sick pay scheme and contributory pension scheme.

For an informal discussion, please contact Fiona Eaton, Head of Retail on 01279 773732 or by email

How to apply

You need to complete a St Clare Hospice Application Form and submit with a cover letter stating why you feel you are suitable for this role (in particular, explaining how you fulfil the requirements set out in the Person Specification).

Please note: Your CV will not be accepted by itself and the application form must be fully completed.

Send your application documents to:

By email:

By post: HR Assistant, Human Resources Department, St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood Road, Hastingwood, Essex CM17 9JX.

Key dates

Closing date: Sunday 5th November 2017

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed by: Wednesday 8th November 2017

Interviews at the hospice on: Thursday 16th November 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Key documents

Job Description 

Person Specification 

Application Form          PDF format          Word format

If you are unable to download the documents or print the application form and would like to receive an application pack, or if you require any assistance regarding the application process, please telephone the Human Resources Team, on 01279 773715.

Please state clearly which vacancy you are applying for.

St Clare Hospice is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Employment offers may be subject to receipt of satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks (formerly Criminal Records Bureau – CRB checks).

A note to agencies

We understand that agencies do search for opportunities to work with organisations such as ourselves. However we request that you do not contact us in relation to the vacancies advertised above. We respond to enquiries from individuals seeking employment directly.

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