Assistant Shop Manager – Debden


Location: 72 The Broadway Debden, IG10 3SY

Salary: £8,018.90 (Based on full time salary of £20,047) per annum (plus 5% High Cost Area Allowance)

Hours: 15 hours per week (within a 7-day trading week)

Overview of the role

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

This is a hugely exciting time to join St Clare Hospice Retail and this is a great role for someone looking to develop their management skills further within a busy charity Retail environment. The Assistant Manager‘s role is to support the shop manager in running a professional charity outlet by providing the highest level of customer service, donor acknowledgement and volunteer management.  You will also help raise the profile of the Hospice in the local community.

The successful applicant will have retail experience, excellent customer service and visual merchandising skills as well as a good understanding of working with volunteers, although full training will be provided for the right applicant.

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

In return for your commitment, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, generous leave allowance, pension and life assurance scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, free parking and the option to continue your membership of the NHS pension scheme.  We offer excellent development opportunities and are committed to supporting individuals in their learning and development.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Lesley Glynn by telephone on 07483 964721 or by email [email protected]

How to apply

Please complete a St Clare Hospice application form or submit your CV with a cover letter telling us why you feel you are suitable for this role (in particular, explaining how you fulfil the requirements set out in the Person Specification).

Please send your application documents to: [email protected]

Key documents

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Employment Details

Equal Opportunities Form

Key Dates

Closing date:  Sunday 14th August 2022 

Interview date:  TBC

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you require any assistance regarding the application process, please telephone the HR Team, on 01279 773744 or email [email protected]

We are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion.  We recognise that everyone is different, and we value the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality services. Which means, we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

Please note that a DBS check will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment checks for the successful candidate.

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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