Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire
£13,899.6 per year
Permanent, Part-time, 30 hours per week
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Job description

At South Bucks Hospice, we are looking for a shop assistant to join our Reuse team at  our Aston Clinton site. 

This is a great opportunity for someone with retail experience to actively support the achievement of all agreed sales, financial and operational targets with an aim to maximise profits.

Hours of work: 30 hours per week , 9am to 5pm, over 4 days

Location: Aston Clinton 

Some of the key responsibilities are:

  • Personal compliance with the Reuse Operation Manual, the site controls, including
    • Health and safety legislation (The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974);
    • Consumer law (Consumer Rights Act 2005);
    • Trading standards requirements (The General Product Safety Regulations 2005);
    • Lottery regulations (Gambling Act 2005);
    • FCC’s operational requirements;
    • Portable Appliance Testing (PAT);
    • South Bucks Hospice’s internal policies and procedures.
  • Adherence to pricing policy and stock control measures, ensuring the shop is well stocked at all times;
  • Create effective relationships with traders to the benefit of South Bucks Hospice;
  • Support the management of the feeder site process resulting in quality donation through the appropriate encouragement of the feeder sites;
  • Create a positive environment resulting in a working environment that is clean, Quick and successful resolution of all customer queries and complaints and escalate where necessary;
  • Greet customers in an effective and timely manner from first engagement through to processing the sale through the till. 100% compliance with cash handling processes;
  • Drive the van to facilitate the collection and delivery of donations if required to do so by the Reuse Shop Manager.

Essential requirements:

  • Retail experience, ideally in a charity environment preferred;
  • Driving license with no endorsements and for insurance purposes over the age of 25;
  • Demonstrate a consistent high standard of work and attention to detail;
  • Punctual and presentable;
  • Willing to learn;
  • Effective Communications with colleagues and Management team;
  • Calm temperament under pressured conditions;
  • Willingness to travel to other locations;
  • Customer Service focussed;
  • Approachable and accessible;
  • Basic computer skills.


At South Bucks Hospice we promote a friendly and supportive working environment. You will be working as part of your local community, making a difference to the lives of those with life limiting illnesses, their families and carers.  

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Refreshed on: 04 April 2021
Closing date: 14 May 2021
Job ref: SBHR-07092020
Tags: Retail

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