Job description


Shop Manager

When a child is diagnosed with cancer life becomes full of fear, for them and their family. Fear of treatment, but also of families being torn apart, overwhelming money worries, of having nowhere to turn, no one to talk to.

At Young Lives vs Cancer, we help families find the strength to face whatever cancer throws at them. And you could be a part of the team making it happen.

The role

We require an enthusiastic Shop Manager to manage the running of our shop. Duties include overseeing the running of a busy retail outlet ensuring that stock is sourced sorted and processed and merchandised throughout the week in a timely manner. Recruiting and maintaining a large Team of Volunteers is also a requirement together with administering to the business needs of this outlet.

Young Lives vs Cancer is open to and in support of flexible working. We are currently defining our approach to hybrid working. Your flexibility requirements and that of the role will be discussed at interview stage with you.

This role falls under the site-based category. This role is site-based and is based at our Clevedon shop.

About you

The successful candidate will have good communication skills and the ability to work flexibly. The position offered is for 21 hours per week to include Saturdays. Retail Supervisory experience is preferred together with working knowledge of Health and Safety best practice etc. Basic IT skills would also be preferred however full training in all aspects noted will be given to the right candidate.

What we offer

In return for your commitment, we offer a great reward package, which includes generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced pension and employee savings scheme. To find out more about our benefits package, have a look on our website:

At Young Lives vs Cancer, we recognise that opportunities for too many people remain a condition of their race, class, sex, disability, sexual orientation – or a combination. This has never been acceptable to us as an organisation. At Young Lives vs Cancer, we do not just accept difference — we value it, we celebrate it, we nurture it, and we thrive off it. We positively welcome your application irrespective of your background.

We are on a journey, and if you join us, you will be part of a community that is committed make a difference to the lives of children and young people with cancer.

Young Lives vs Cancer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment

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Clevedon - Shop
10A Old Street, Clevedon, North Somerset, UK, BS21 6ND
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  • Category:
    Income Generation
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  • Location:
    Clevedon - Shop
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  • Salary:
    £19,018 (FTE)
  • Closing Date:
    29 May 2022

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