Store Assistant - Thetford

16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Mencap Retail are embarking on an exciting new journey setting up our first ten stores this year with the aim to develop a full chain over the next 5 years. We are excited to be looking for a Store Assistant to work closely with the Store Manager in opening a brand new Store in Thetford.

If you are looking for an exciting new challenge and what to work for an organisation that strives for excellence, we want to hear from you!

As the Store Assistant, you will:

  • be responsible for ensuring all day to day tasks are completed including sorting and pricing stock, merchandising and display.
  • ·volunteer management ensuring the store operates in a safe manor.
  • ensure that exceptional customer and donor service is offered at all times.
  • encourage repeat donations and sign up to Gift Aid to maximise income.
  • ensure all tasks are properly delegated to staff in accordance with their training and abilities.
  • be able to take responsibility for your own and your team`s development and learning.
  • have a flexible approach to working hours and days including working weekend and Bank Holidays as appropriate.
  • ·occasionally travel to team meetings, training events and in the initial growth of the new retail stores, assist with the setting up other new stores.
  • be passionate about the Mencap values and will strive to ensure our Retail brand is successful.
  • have experience in working in retail, as customer facing environment is essential.

Job ID: 7571


In addition to 24 days paid holiday and a great pension you will be able to access a number of great savings through our Mencap Extras portal - from shopping and days out to gym membership, holidays and eating out. Mencap Extras gives you thousands of exclusive discounts through vouchers, codes and cashback. You can also take advantage of salary exchange offers on our cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and loans for mobile phones. We also offer loans to buy computers, laptops and tablets.