Aberystwyth, Dyfed

Up to £15000 per annum

Part-time

REQ0000026QM

About the organisation

The British Red Cross is one of the most recognised brands across the globe. We help millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepa... Read more

Job Description

Assistant Shop Manager
Location: Aberystwyth
Hours: 21 hours per week - including weekends
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Total salary of £
9,000 per annum for 21 hours per week (FTE GBP 15,000 per annum)

We've got an opening
We have a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and motivated retailer to join our busy Aberystwyth shop. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the shop manager with the successful delivery of a customer focussed shop team that is the 'window of the Red Cross' on the high street.

Deputising for the Shop Manager on occasion, you will ensure the smooth running of the shop during these times, whilst also dealing with the accurate processing of any financial transactions and delivery of shop floor and stockroom management.

Working with and supporting an inspiring team of volunteers, you will play an integral role in maximising profitability and helping generate much needed income to support people living in crisis both at home and overseas.

Say hello to the team
Helping people in crisis begins at your local charity shop.

Our 330 shops across the UK are home to over 6,500 volunteers and 700 paid staff. Our team is bright and bubbly, and we love meeting people from all walks of life.

We want to make sure everyone that visits us has a great experience, and we never forget the contribution our little shop makes to helping those in crisis.

Looking to find out more about our Retail team and why you should make the move to Charity retail? Find out more on our Linkedin page.

This role might be for you if

  • You're a retail star. You've got the experience and know-how from working in a shop environment.
  • You can go your own way. You can use your initiative for positive results.
  • Numbers don't faze you. You've got a good understanding of financial and numerical information, and have experience of cash handling.

Also you should have the following;

  • Ability to understand issues related to working with volunteers
  • Proven customer care skills
  • Proven IT skills
Closing date for applications is 23.59 on, Sunday 8th September 2019, with interviews to follow.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy


A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies.

Connecting human kindness with human crisis