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Assistant Shop Manager - Torquay

Scope
Torquay, Torbay (On-site)
Starting full-time salary £21,840 per annum, pro rata for part time, rising to £22,167.60 on passing the probation period. Plus a further increase on reaching the experience level
Part-time
Permanent
Job description

Make a real difference to the lives of people with disabilities.

“Being a ASM gives me such job satisfaction I love working as a team with both my manager and volunteers and have learnt so much in this totally new job role.” - Llandudno Assistant Shop Manager

“What a fantastic company to work for, Scope keep us connected” – Leek Shop Manager

Would you like to work at the heart of your local community? Are you able to inspire a team of brilliant volunteers? Do you have retail or customer service experience and are looking for the next step in your career?

If you answered yes to these then we have the perfect opportunity for you.

 

About the role

As Assistant Shop Manager at Scope's Torquay shop, you’ll work alongside the Shop Manager, and use your creativity and flair to flourish in our retail environmentYou will be able to use your creativity and flair to flourish in our retail environment. Our retail roles are full of variety, and every day is different! One day you might be generating and processing stock and designing an eye-catching window display. The next day you might be recruiting and training our wonderful volunteers. Every day there will be a different challenge that you’ll find extremely rewarding. You may also deputise and be responsible for running the shop when the shop manager is absent. A great attitude and willingness to learn are just as important as relevant experience.

 

About you

You’ll be a dedicated team player with a strong work ethic and committed to providing excellent customer service. You do not need specific retail experience. But we do ask that you are business minded and have worked in a fast paced, service environment where you put the customer’s needs first. You’ll also need to showcase a great attention to detail, solid IT skills and have a creative eye for displays. You will also demonstrate an appreciation of Scope’s values and ambition of achieving Everyday Equality for disabled people.

 

About working in our shops

Our shops are the face of our retail brand, run by a dedicated, creative and passionate bunch of superstars. We focus on sustainable fashion and engaging with local communities. We lead our volunteers to deliver a great colleague and customer experience. And we raise much needed funds to deliver Everyday Equality for disabled people and their families.

 

Permanent - 21 hours per week.

Location - Scope's Torquay shop - 120 Union St, Torquay, TQ2 5QB

 

Shop hours

It’s important for you to know that Scope Charity Shops are open every day, so some weekend and Bank Holiday cover is needed. We work 35 hours a week, working five days out of seven. Weekly hours for part-time vacancies are on a seven-day rota.

 

Our values - pioneering, courageous, connected, open, fair

By living our values and trusting each other, we empower our colleagues to make decisions. By giving our colleagues freedom and space to spark creativity for innovation, we can push boundaries, change mindsets and be empowered to change the game with grit and determination and a sense of urgency.

 

Disabled candidates

We are a disability equality charity. We encourage applications from disabled people and people with impairments, conditions, and access needs. We want to create a workforce that is a true reflection of the communities we serve.

Scope will interview all disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria for the post. This is part of our commitment as a Disability Confident Leader. Just let us know in your application that you are applying under the Offer an Interview Scheme. This was previously known as the Guaranteed Interview Scheme.

Some applicants might need adjustments during the application process. If you require adjustments through your journey with us you can find out more about interview adjustments on the Scope website.

 

Scope benefits

We encourage everyone to embrace our values of being open and fair, courageous, connected and pioneering. We believe hard work deserves reward and recognition and offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • 35 days annual leave
  • Flexible working (where we can)
  • Company pension
  • Excellent training and career development
  • Strong colleague networks across disability, LGBTQ+, race equality, carers, women and young colleagues
  • Wellbeing incentives like a discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, and much more.

 

Scope is a disability equality charity in England and Wales. Together we are Disability Gamechangers. We belong to one team, dedicated to achieving a society where all disabled people enjoy equality and fairness. Our mission is to achieve Everyday Equality for disabled people, and we campaign tirelessly to create change.

 

If you want to make a difference and become a Disability Gamechanger, we'd love to hear from you. Apply Today! 

Please note that successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

Posted on: 07 June 2024
Closed date: 21 June 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: REQ003265
Tags: Admin, Fundraising, Training, Management, Retail, Volunteer Management, Operations, Digital