Shop Assistant - Handsworth

Location
Smethwick
Salary
£4680 - £6240 per annum
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Ref
REQ0000015EB
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Shop Assistant
Location:
Handsworth
Hours:
2 positions available - one 12 hour post and one 16 hour post
Contract type:
Permanent
Salary:
GBP 13,650 per annum pro rata (Total salary of GBP 4,680 per annum for the 12 hours post and GBP 6,240 per annum for the 16 hour post)


About the role
We have two opportunities for shop assistants to join our busy Handsworth shop on a part time basis - one position is a 12 hour contract and one position is a 16 hour contract.

In this hands-on role, you will work with a team of dedicated staff and volunteers to maximise sales and increase profitability. In return you will get a competitive salary and the knowledge that you are helping to make a difference to vulnerable people in crisis.


About the team

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.


About the person
We are keen to hear from candidates who have a proven track record in the below experience coupled with a desire to deliver an excellent level of service

  • Experience working in a retail environment
  • Experience of relating to a wide variety of customers and people
  • Experience with cash handling and reconciliation
  • Experience of using initiative for positive results


Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Wednesday 20th September 2017

If you have a preference for one of the posts, please specify in the 'Supporting Statement' box which contract you would like to be considered for.


We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) - pro rata for part time staff
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Childcare vouchers



About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.

We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.


The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.


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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