Shop Assistant - Banchory
Hours: 14 hours per week - including weekends
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Total salary of £5,700.40 per annum for 14 hours per week (FTE £14,251 per annum)
We have an opening ...
We are looking for a dynamic shop assistant to join our friendly team at our shop in Banchory. This is a fantastic opportunity to enhance your skills in retail, and join the world's largest humanitarian network.
In this hands-on role, you will work with a team of dedicated staff and inspiring volunteers to maximise sales and increase profitability. In return you will receive a competitive salary, and the knowledge that you are helping to make a difference to vulnerable people in crisis.
Say hello to the team...
Helping people in crisis begins at your local charity shop.
Full of gifts, clothes and even the odd vintage gem, our 330 shops across the UK are home to over 6,500 volunteers and 700 paid staff. Our team is bright and bubbly, and we love meeting people from all walks of life.
You will work closely with the shop manager, shop staff and volunteers, and other Red Cross personnel, cascading information as required and working collaboratively to ensure targets and objectives are successfully met.
Together, you will help present an excellent image of the British Red Cross, maintaining a customer focussed shop. Working on the shop floor, you will be the first point of contact for our customers, and will be responsible for sorting stock and preparing items for display, operating the till, and cash handling.
This role is for you if...
You're a retail star - you have previous experience of working in a retail environment and confident with cash handling duties.
You're a strong communicator - you thrive on delivering excellent customer service and enjoy meeting lots of different people.
You're a goal getter - you have an understanding of the importance of hitting targets
Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Wednesday 24th October 2018
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 28 days holiday per annum plus bank/ public holidays- pro rata for part time staff.
- Up to 6% contributory pension
Here's a little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes.
From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us. Our goal is to connect human kindness with human crisis.
We're part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and we believe in the power of kindness.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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Connecting human kindness with human crisis