Assistant Shop Manager (Relief)

Assistant Shop Manager (Relief)
Herriot Hospice Homecare
Location: Based at Northallerton but travelling within the Richmond & Hambleton Area
Salary: £9,945 per annum (£8.50 per hour)
Hours: 22.5 hours per week (3 out of 7)


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. One in three local people are supported by the work that we do.


We have an exciting opportunity for the role of Assistant Manager, ideally with some back ground in commercial or independent fashion retail to assist in the support of our 6 Retail shops on a day to day basis. Supporting the Shop Managers, you will be passionate about sales and working with a volunteer team to provide the highest levels of customer service to maximize profit.


This role is an exciting initiative introduced to enable individuals to learn and develop retail Management skills whilst working across our retail stores throughout the Herriot Hospice Homecare Area. If you have the enthusiasm, energy and ‘can do’ approach that will ensure you meet the challenges and expectations of charity retailing, we want to hear from you now.


This post will support the recruitment, training, management and motivation of all volunteers as well as assist in the management of the premises on a day to day basis, ensuring health and safety standards are maintained. An essential part of the role is travelling between the various stores so a clean driving license and use of your own vehicle is essential, the role will be based at Northallerton but you will be expected to cover any of the other 5 stores within the area.


In addition to your retail knowledge and background applicants must be excellent communicators, have an aptitude/passion for visual merchandising, good interpersonal skills, financial awareness, a strong customer focus and IT skills. Ideally knowledge of EPOS and Gift Aid is desirable, but a full training programme will be in place. If you have the tenacity, enthusiasm, team working skills and are looking for a new challenge we would like to hear from you.


Benefits include:-
• Competitive rates of pay
• 21 days paid holiday per year
• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% & variable employee contribution
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Free DBS/CRB check
 Mileage Expenses


Please click here where you will be directed to our Recruitment Website.
Alternatively for further information, please contact Helen/Alison at the HR Team at Saint Michaels Hospice, Harrogate on 01423 876 086  


Completed applications to be received by 9am 28th November 2019.


Interviews will be held on 5th December 2019 at 18 Omega Business Village, Thurston Road, Northallerton.

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