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Assistant Shop Manager - Kings Road

Harrogate, North Yorkshire (On-site)
£20,824.21 per year
Job description

Assistant Manager - Kings Road


37.5 hours across 5 days (incl. Weekends)

£20,824.21 per annum

Kings Road Shop, Harrogate


If you have experience and passion for retail fashion, our new Assistant Manager vacancy may be for you. Supporting the Shop Manager at our Kings Road Shop, you will help to drive – and in their absence lead – a top selling sales culture that provides the highest levels of customer service while building on targets.


Encouraging the whole team to provide the most welcoming shopping experience, you will enhance relationships with the public and fuel a loyal customer base to boost shop growth. You will be able to demonstrate a keen eye for merchandising, helping pre-loved goods find new homes. Developing shop plans with the Shop Manager will also be a responsibility, ensuring that key performance indicators and other targets are identified and paths towards them developed. In the absence of the Shop Manager, you will take charge of day-to-day operations – maintaining standards across all aspects of the shop, as well as budget management.


Alongside fashion retail experience and customer service skills, the successful candidate will be innovative and open to new methods for boosting sales or cutting costs. You will have similar strengths in your communication and organisational skills, to empower staff while maintaining an efficient retail environment.


Benefits include: -


·        35 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays, pro-rata)

·        Comprehensive Induction Programme

·        Refer a friend bonus scheme

·        Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of 8%

·        Lifestyle discounts and savings

·        Employee Assistance Programme

·        Access to staff support

·        Free group life assurance

·        Free DBS check

·        Free car parking at Crimple House location. 


You will be joining an organisation that is driven, caring, and responsive and you will be playing an important role in enabling us to provide our highly valued services to the people of Harrogate, Hambleton, Richmondshire, and District.


At North Yorkshire Hospice Care we believe that children, young people and adults should never experience abuse of any kind. Every member of our organisation has a responsibility to promote the welfare of all who encounter our services. We aim to keep people safe and to


operate our services in a way that protects them; to make reporting concerns as easy as possible and respond quickly; to listen to all worries and work in partnership with individuals and agencies. All our staff and volunteers receive annual training on both adults and children/young people’s safeguarding. This impacts our recruitment processes and we have adopted a number of safer recruitment practices, which our HR and People team can talk through with you.


We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age, or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including but not limited to identity checks, DBS clearance at an appropriate level for the role, verification of right to work in the UK, employment references and employment history. Costs of pre-employment checks will be met by the organisation.


North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice, and Talking Spaces. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).


Telephone screening will take place soon after application with successful candidates being invited for an interview, which will take place in Harrogate.


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Posted on: 13 November 2023
Closing date: 11 December 2023 at 08:00
Tags: Management, Retail