Title: Sunday Assistant
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Hours/Contract: 5.5 per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Based: Langney Shop
Closing date: 12th July 2022
Interview date: Shortlisting and Interviews will happen on a rolling basis so early application is encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sunday Assistant at our Marie Curie Shop in Langney.
Key responsibilities include maximising sales by maintaining high standards of display and layout in the shop and shop windows, ensuring that stock density is maintained, regular rotation of stock is carried out and that maximum realistic prices are obtained on donated items, in accordance with charity guidelines, as well as Bought in Goods.
Gift aid is a vital source of income from donated goods and you should ensure that this is maximized when dealing with customers and donors, ensuring that excellent customer service is provided at all times. You should also ensure that high standards of cleanliness are maintained throughout the shop including the sales floor, stock processing area, offices and communal areas.
With a strong retail background, you will join our committed team in making a significant contribution to achieving charity sales targets. You must be reliable and flexible to meet the needs of the charity.
What we are looking for:
· The ability to communicate with tact and discretion
· Experience of cash handling and financial management procedures (including completion of sales records)
· The ability to make decisions within agreed parameters
· Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload, balancing competing demands
What's in it for you:
· Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
· Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
· Season ticket loan
· Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
· Continuous development
· Industry leading training programmes
· Employee Assistance Programme
· Flexible Working
We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.
Every day of your life matters - from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We're a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.
Everyone knows our daffodil, but it's our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.
This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory basic criminal record check.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.