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Shop Manager, Pedder Street

Do you have an interest and knowledge of pre-loved goods and enjoy meeting the public? Have you worked in retail previously and are you passionate about excellent customer service? If so, then we’d really like to hear from you.

Our Pedder Street Shop, Morecambe, is a busy retail outlet which generates vital income for St John’s Hospice from donated stock. The role is physically demanding and you should be able to lift and move bags of donated stock.

The post-holder will contribute towards maximising store sales and profits, promote Gift Aid and represent St Johnโ€™s Hospice in a professional manner reflecting our core values at all times.


๐Ÿ“ย Location:ย Pedder Street, Morecambe

โฐ Hours: 35 per week, over a 7-day rota (including Sundays and Bank Holidays)

๐Ÿ’ฐ Salary: ยฃ18,928 per annum

โœ… Contract: Permanent

๐Ÿ’š Pension: 8% employer funded

๐Ÿ“… Closing Date: 19th September 2021

For more information, or an informal chat, please call Sophie Lea, Head of Retail, on 01524 844494. Alternatively please email [email protected]


Some Duties Are:

  • Maximise sales and minimise costs in the shop and across the whole retail operation.
  • Be accountable for the effective management of staff, volunteers, stock and administration.
  • Motivate and train staff and volunteers to a high standard, creating a positive team spirit in your store.
  • Ensure the delivery, by yourself and all those working or volunteering in the shop, of excellent customer service.
  • Present a professional image to staff, volunteers and customers at all times reflecting the image and reputation of St John’s Hospice.


We offer:

๐Ÿ’š 27 days holiday + bank holidays for full time employees.

๐Ÿ’š Life assurance

๐Ÿ’š Health Cash Plan

๐Ÿ’š Minimum 8% employer contributions to a pension scheme

๐Ÿ’š Maternity & paternity benefits

๐Ÿ’š Continuing professional development

๐Ÿ’š Cycle to work scheme

๐Ÿ’š Car lease scheme

๐Ÿ’š Free on-site parking

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

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If you would like to apply for this vacancy please complete our online Application for Employment below, or please send your CV with a covering letter to [email protected]

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All correspondence relating to this vacancy including interview invites will be sent by EMAIL only. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis.

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 โ€˜spentโ€™. A fee of ยฃ44.80 is applicable for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check or ยฃ27.80 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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