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Sunday Assistant Dunmurry

Belfast (On-site)
Job description

Title: Sunday Assistant
Salary: £10.90 per hour
Hours/Contract: Permanent, 5.5 per week
Based: Dunmurry Marie Curie shop
Closing date: 4 December 2023
Interview date: TBC

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

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

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.

In this role, you will have sole responsibility for the running of the store, which will involve lone working. Due to this, unfortunately, we are unable to recruit anyone for this role who is under the age of 18

This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory Basic criminal record check.

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.

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Posted on: 21 November 2023
Closed date: 04 December 2023 at 10:59
Job ref: 4826
Tags: Retail