Shop Assistant Temporary post

Location: Harrogate and surrounding areas including Ripon
Salary: £6,474 (£8.30 per hour)
Hours: 15 hours (2 days including weekends)
Contract 3 month temporary contract to cover summer holidays

Saint Michael’s is the local charity that exists to help people live with terminal illness and bereavement. One in three local people are supported by the work that we do.

We have temporary opportunities throughout our various stores in the Harrogate and Ripon and we are currently looking to recruit new members of the team ideally with an interest in commercial or independent retail to work in our shops over the summer period.

Leading by example, you will be passionate about sales as well as delivering excellent customer service, working with the volunteer team to provide the highest levels of customer service to maximize profit.

The Shop Assistants role is a new and exciting initiative introduced to allow individuals to learn and develop retail skills whilst working in the various retail environments throughout Saint Michaels. They will be supported and enabled by the Manager, and Volunteers. If you have the enthusiasm, energy and a ‘can do’ approach that will ensure you meet the challenges and expectations of charity retailing, we want to hear from you now. This would be an ideal opportunity for anyone wishing to pursue a career in Charity Retail and gain valuable experience

Applicants must be excellent communicators, have an aptitude/passion for visual merchandising, good interpersonal skills, financial awareness, a strong customer focus and IT skills. If you have the tenacity, enthusiasm, team working skills and are looking for a new challenge we would like to hear from you.

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.

Please click apply and you will be forwarded to our recruitment website.

Alternatively please call Helen/Alison on 01423 876086.


Terms and Conditions:

Harrogate District 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.

Harrogate District Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179)

Registered address Crimple House, Hornbeam Park Avenue, Harrogate, HG2 8QL