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Furniture Shop Manager

“We get to treat our patients as individuals rather than a number in a bed. Wouldn’t you love a job where you can make a real difference every day?”

Working as a Furniture Shop Manager you will work to the best of your ability to maximise sales and minimise costs.  Maintain a high standard of presentation, both in the windows and the interior of the shop.  Be accountable for the effective management of staff, volunteers, stock and administration. To motivate and train staff and volunteers to a high standard, creating a team spirit in your store. You will deliver excellent customer service and present a professional image to staff, volunteers and customers at all times reflecting the image and reputation of St John’s Hospice.

Location:                    31-35 The Arndale Centre, Morecambe
Hours:                          
35 per week
Working Pattern:  5 x 7 hour days over a 6 day rota (Monday to Saturday), 9.15am – 4:45pm
Contract:                    Fixed Term 12 months
Pay:                                £14,905 per annum
Pension Scheme     8% employer contribution
Closing Date:            24th December 2018

The Arndale shop is currently on a temporary lease and if terminated you will be required to perform other duties eg covering other shops. This  is a discounted furniture shop and the successful applicant will need to be able to maneuver furniture around the store.

For further information regarding the job or an informal discussion please contact Sophie Lea, Head of Retail on 01524 844494 or email [email protected].

Please view our Job Description and Person Specification before applying.

We offer:

  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays for full time employees. Pro rata for part time
  • Life assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Minimum 8% employer contributions to a pension scheme (see below for further details)

Please click here to see more benefits available to our employees.

JOB DESCRIPTION                        PERSON SPECIFICATION

If you would like to apply for this vacancy please complete our online Application for Employment below.

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Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. Please submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Oder) 1975 (as amended in 2013). It will be necessary for a submission for a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (formerly known as a CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Please complete your Application For Employment accurately ensuring you include all criminal convictions including those that would otherwise be considered ‘spent’. A fee of £48.80 is applicable for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check or £30.80 for a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check which will be carried out as part of our pre-employment check process, if applicable.

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