Shop Supervisor

Recruiter
Sue Ryder
Location
Tavistock
Posted
26 Apr 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Tavistock, PL19 8AD

Do you have retail experience with excellent customer focus service skills? Are you looking for a Shop Assistant role with the capacity for development and progression? If so, come and join our friendly team at Tavistock and support the Manager to help run our small community store where you will fully support our strong team of volunteers and contribute to the work we do across Sue Ryder.

Our Sue Ryder shop is located in the picturesque market town of Tavistock situated on West Street - just a couple of minutes walk from the town hall, with free parking right outside our store. As our new Shop Supervisor you will help us to create a well-presented shop with your knowledge of merchandise display. You will sort, size and stock our frequent donations, which largely consists of bric-a-brac, entertainment and clothing. You will provide our customers with a great service and be on hand to help customers with their purchases. Remember that you could often be moving stock – which may involve lifting heavy goods.

Other responsibilities include:
• To be responsible of opening, closing and running the shop in the absence of the Shop Manager - so you will be required to work additional hours at times.
• To help maximise donated income through proactive stock generation, optimum pricing, processing stock to agreed levels and stock planning
• To help maximise New Goods income by assisting with the managing of stock levels and effective merchandising. Assist with quarterly stock takes
• To assist the Shop Manager to recruit, train and retain a team of shop volunteers

To do this, you should have experience working within a customer focused environment and working as part of a team. You should also have good basic arithmetic and a gift for dealing with people. With these talents, you’ll deliver retail excellence to grow income and make a difference to Sue Ryder Healthcare and the people we support

*Competitive Benefits Package* – 25 days holiday rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays (pro rata if part-time), option to buy and sell up to five days holiday, company pension scheme, staff discount with thousands of retailers, enhanced maternity pay, staff discount of 15% on new goods online and lots more. Please visit our careers website for the full list.

This role will include a 10p per hour enhancement when covering the Shop Manager responsibilities in their absence.

This role may require unsupervised time in the shop therefore we are unable to employ persons under the age of 18 under The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

Please note the Tavistock shop is open for seven day trading during the Summer and Christmas season.
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86225489

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