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Relief Shop Supervisor

Helen & Douglas House
Post date
28 June 2022
Closing date
17 July 2022
£9.50 per hour
Zero Hour Contract
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Are you looking to make a move into a Retail Career? Do you need a new challenge? Do you want to take back some control of your working life? We are looking for someone who is commercially focused, has a passion to outperform the competition and aims to give a good customer service and experience to join Helen & Douglas House on a Zero Hour Contract as a Relief Shop Supervisor, providing cover to our shops based in the Cotswolds.

Helen & Douglas House, the world’s first children’s hospice and based in Oxford, has a network of retail outlets across the extended local area. These shops are central to our fundraising programme and you could become a key part in making a real difference to the lives of children and their wider families.

Who we are looking for:

Our Relief Shop Supervisors play a vital role by providing extra resilience during times of annual leave or unplanned absence, ensuring our shops stay open supporting the work of Helen & Douglas House. This is going to be a busy, people focused role and the ideal candidate will have significant experience of working in a charity shop as a volunteer or experience of working at supervisory level in the retail sector. The following skills are essential:

  • strong organisational and administrative skills
  • ability to delegate
  • visual merchandising skills
  • excellent customer service
  • computer literacy

We are looking for a good team player with a flexible approach to working hours who is committed to the aims and objectives of Helen & Douglas House and wants to be part of something special.

The Charity:

Helen & Douglas House is a charity based in Oxford that provides hospice care to children and young adults, and their families. Our mission is to add quality, time, and depth to shortened lives using the skills of our whole team. We provide a range of services including specialist palliative care and medically supported short breaks.

At the heart of what we do so well is our people, who share the ethos of Helen & Douglas House and are passionate about our services. Whether that’s as a member of the care team, the fundraising team, the retail team, housekeeping, catering, or other support teams, we all care deeply that we are contributing to making stays at Helen & Douglas House very special.

Please note the closing date for this role is midnight on Sunday 17th July 2022.

For further details please see the Job Description and if you have any questions about the role, please email or call the People Resourcing Team on 01865 794749

Staff working for Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer and value the benefits of a diverse workforce. We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community.

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