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Charity Shop Assistant Manager

Published: 27 April 2016

Job Type: Service delivery
Salary: £6,014 per annum (FTE £15,035 per annum)
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Closing Date: 6 May 2016

We are looking to recruit a part-time Charity Shop Assistant Manager. This is a temporary post due to end on or before 31 December 2016, with potential to extend should funding be secured. The working hours are 15 per week, to be worked on a variable pattern but to include every other Saturday.

This role involves working in a charity shop alongside volunteers and community placements (provided by the Probation Service) with two other staff members. You will ensure there is a regular flow of stock that is rotated regularly, all items are priced and displayed well, and will assist in ensuring the shop is profitable. You will also assist the community placements' work through a 'learning manual' in order to provide a meaningful placement, whilst ensuring placements understand that crime has an impact.

To be successful in this role, you'll need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to convey information clearly, including information about Victim Support services. Some experience of working in a shop is essential but training will be provided. Good organisational skills are required and you will need to be able to work well under your own initiative as well as in a wider team. Some administration duties are part of the role. You should be able to demonstrate that you have the ability to use a computer for banking and other information records.

On successful completion of a six month probationary period, your salary will increase to £6,200 per annum (FTE £15,500 per annum).

The successful applicant will need satisfactory clearance of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 6 May 2016.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 12 May 2016.

To apply, please download the application pack below. You should provide explicit evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which is marked in the person specification as (s). Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only contact people who have been shortlisted for interview.

Completed applications should be sent via email to by the closing date. Any applications received after this time will not be considered.

We do not require assistance from any recruitment agency.

Victim Support welcomes calls from Textphone users via Text Relay.


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