Bank Sales Assistant


Salary: £9.31 per hour

Hours: Flexible

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.

This is a great opportunity for someone who loves retail and wants to get into Charity retail and develop their skills. You will be a team player supporting the shop volunteers in the day-to-day operations of the shop in the absence of the shop management team who will be taking their annual leave.

You will need to be flexible to provide cover for our shop manager’s and assistant managers annual leave, so this could be for a couple of days to a couple of weeks. We will hold a register of bank staff and you will generally be contacted at least 4 weeks before you are needed to cover the shop. However short notice offers to cover sick absence may occur.

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

In return for your commitment, we offer a full induction of what is expected of the role, ongoing training, a competitive day rate and you will have the opportunity to move into a permanent role as and when they become available.

Expenses will be paid at the rate of equivalent public transport from your home to the shop and if you drive, we will reimburse your car parking.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Fiona Eaton on 01279 773732 or Ghazanfar Ajaz, Retail Support Manager by email 

Interviews will be at the Hospice on a mutually agreed day.

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 Administrator, HR Department, St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood Road, Hastingwood, Essex, CM17 9JX.

Key dates

Closing date: Open ended

Interviews will be at the Hospice on a mutually agreed day.

Key documents

Job Description & Person Specification

Employment Details

Application Form

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 HR Team, on 01279 773744.

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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