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Retail Shop Cover Manager - North

Batley, West Yorkshire (On-site)
Morley, West Yorkshire
Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Whitby, North Yorkshire
Starting full-time salary £23,119.20 a year plus an allowance of £1,750 and a car allowance of £5,000.
Job description

We are looking to appoint a Retail Shop Cover Manager (Known internally as Retail Divisional Support Manager) based in the Yorkshire and Humberside area and supporting a number of Scope shops in this area. 

The Retail Divisional Support Manager involves working closely with the Divisional Managers to enable our shops to trade when there are vacancies or sickness. The role will play a key role in maintaining and improving the running of our shops day to day and enable us to maximise sales and profit. This role will involve running various shops and travel across the division.

Our retail roles are full of variety, and every day is different! From generating and processing stock to designing an eye-catching window display or recruiting and training our wonderful volunteer team you’ll find every day challenging but extremely rewarding. You will have relevant experience in retail but a great attitude and willingness to learn is just as important.


About you

As Retail Divisional Support Manager you’ll be passionate about retail and have a love of fashion with experience of running a shop, or you’ll be looking for a management role as the next step in your career and be comfortable working closely with the Divisional Management Team. To be successful, you’ll need a commercial, can-do attitude and always put the customer’s needs first. You’ll be a dedicated team player with a strong work ethic, a great attention to detail, solid IT skills and a creative eye for displays. We ask you demonstrate an appreciation of Scope’s values and ambition of achieving Everyday Equality for disabled people. A willingness and flexibility to travel to any location in the division is essential.


About working in our shops

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


Permanent, 35 hours per week

Based in Yorkshire and Humberside area and supporting Scope shops in this area including Anlaby, Batley, Morley, Scarborough and Whitby.  

It is therefore essential that you can travel within this geographical area. A car allowance will be provided.



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.


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.


Equality, diversity and inclusion

At the heart of everything we do at Scope is Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion.

We want everyone to feel like they belong. We value each person as an individual. We will treat everyone with dignity and respect and we want to recognise all parts of a person's identity.

We are a disability equality charity. So, we will build a culture that is accessible and inclusive first. We will aim for the same high standards in all our work. We will listen, learn and keep improving.

You can find out more about our approach to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion on the Scope website.


Scope benefits

We believe hard work deserves reward and recognition. We offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • 27 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Flexible, hybrid and remote working options
  • Pay progression at 6 months and 2 years
  • Company pension 
  • Excellent training and career development 
  • Strong colleague networks across disability, race and LGBTQ+
  • Discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme and much more.


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 a DBS check.

Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and interviews may take place and an appointment be made before the closing date. Early applications are therefore encouraged.

Posted on: 23 May 2024
Closed date: 14 June 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: REQ003520
Tags: Admin, Fundraising, Training, Management, Retail, Volunteer Management, Operations, Digital