Location
Aberdeenshire
Job Function
Retail
Salary Details
£21,840 per annum, pro rata
Contracted Hours Per Week
14
Careers Site Advertising End Date
24 Jul 2024

About The Role

Job Title: Shop Assistant
Job Location: Banchory
Salary: £21,840 per annum, pro rata
Hours: 14 per week
Contract Type: Permanent


Are you a retail superstar who is passionate about helping make a difference?

We're on the lookout for a dynamic Shop Assistant to join our friendly team. This fantastic opportunity will help you develop your retail skills while making a positive impact. Come join us in our mission to spread kindness! Why work for the Red Cross?
“The camaraderie. The feeling of being part of something bigger and knowing that all the hard work goes to help those in crisis” - Deborah, Shop Manager

A day in the life of a Shop Assistant will involve:
  • Assisting the shop manager to run a lucrative, customer-focussed shop that is the 'window of the British Red Cross' on the high street. 
  • Helping to create a brilliant shopping environment and provide an excellent customer experience in store.  
  • Confident working on the shop floor, you will be the first point of contact for our customers, operate the till, and create striking displays. 
  • Being responsible for sorting stock and preparing items for display, behind the scenes. 
To be a successful Shop Assistant, you’ll need:
  • Previous experience of working in a retail environment and are confident with handling money 
  • To be a strong communicator who thrives on providing excellent customer service and enjoys meeting lots of different people.
  • A commercial savvy mindset, with a grasp of hitting targets 
  • To appreciate and anticipate each customer's needs and delight them with the service provided 
The closing date for applications is 23.59 on the of 24th July 2024. Please note, we reserve the right to close applications early, given high volume.

In return for your commitment and expertise, you’ll get:
  • Holidays: 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays) + option to buy 5 extra days.
  • Pension scheme: Up to 6% contributory pension.
  • Flexible working: We do our best to accommodate your preferred work style.
  • Learning & Development: Wide range of career opportunities + comprehensive learning.
  • Discounts: Access to Blue Light Discount Card and employee benefits platform.
  • Wellbeing Support: Access to mental health and wellbeing assistance.
  • Team Working: Support our mission in a collaborative team.
  • Cycle2Work: Lease a bicycle through the scheme.
  • Season ticket loan: Interest-free loan for commuting expenses.
At The British Red Cross, we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff and volunteers. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. We do this through regular data reporting, and the support of our internal Race and Equality Network (REEN), LGBT+ Network, our Disability and Wellness Network (DAWN), Gender Network, Carers Network and Youth Network.

Connecting human kindness with human crisis

Other jobs like this

Similar

Shop Assistant

Location
Aberdeenshire
Job Function
Retail
Salary Details
£21,840 per annum, pro rata
Contracted Hours Per Week
14
Careers Site Advertising End Date
24 Jul 2024
Location
London
Job Function
Administration
Salary Details
£28,221 to £29,349 per annum
Contracted Hours Per Week
35
Careers Site Advertising End Date
31 Jul 2024
Location
Hampshire
Job Function
Health and Community Care
Salary Details
£22,871 Per Annum
Contracted Hours Per Week
35
Careers Site Advertising End Date
07 Aug 2024