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Sunday Sales Assistant

Telford (On-site)
£11.44 per hour
Part-time (6 hours a week (Sundays 10am - 4pm))
Permanent
Job description

Age UK has another fantastic opportunity! We are recruiting for a Sunday Sales Assistant in our Newport (Shropshire) store.

Our shops raise vital funds that enable the charity to support older people across the UK.

We are looking for a Sunday Sales Assistant to provide a quality retail service, taking responsibility for running our busy shop on Sundays. This varied role will include, managing stock, displaying goods, maintaining the appearance of the shop, maximising sales and promoting Gift Aid to our valued customers.

If you would like to utilise your skills and experience in a role that helps raise funds for some of the excellent services and support provided by Age UK, we would love to hear from you!

Due to the nature of this role, you will be required to handle/lift bags of stock (up to 10kgs.)

About you:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Literate and numerate
  • An effective team player
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy bags of stock
  • A basic knowledge of Health & Safety and Fire regulations
  • Previous experience of working or managing a retail shop would be an advantage
  • A flexible approach to your job is essential

What we offer in return:

  • A 6 hour working week
  • 25 days holiday (pro-rata) + bank holiday allowance
  • A generous pension - we will contribute 8%
  • Great discounts and rewards through Blue Light Card and BenefitHub
  • Life assurance, Bupa health cashback plan
  • Tickets for Good - Free and discounted tickets for events

Additional Information

To comply with UK legislation, we cannot accept applications from candidates under the age of 18 as the successful candidate will be required to work on their own in the shop without the aid of other staff.

All CVs will be anonymised by our recruitment system when you apply for a role at Age UK. Please note that our system is unable to anonymise cover letters, and we would therefore ask that to support the work we are doing on making our recruitment selection process fairer and more unbiased, that you remove any personal information from your cover letter/supporting statement, including your name before uploading this. All equalities monitoring information is also anonymised and not shared with the hiring panel. Your name and address will only be known to us once you are invited for an interview.

Is this the job for you? We know that men, of all backgrounds, and men and women from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds are currently under-represented in our workforce, and we want to change this! So, we are particularly keen to hear from applicants from these groups.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.

Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria under the Disability Confident Scheme. Please note that on occasion, due to high numbers of applications, Age UK reserves the right to limit the overall number of interviews offered, and therefore, it may not always be practicable or appropriate to interview all disabled people that meet the minimum criteria for the job.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Posted by
Age UK View profile Company size Size: More than 1000
Posted on: 26 April 2024
Closed date: 01 May 2024 at 14:33
Job ref: Ret02916
Tags: Retail

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