Charity Shop - Assistant Manager

St Barnabas Hospices
8832.00 GBP Annual + + performance related bonus
01 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

St Barnabas Hospices offers specialist palliative care through two hospices:

St Barnabas House adult hospice in Worthing and Chestnut Tree House, children's hospice in Sussex. Our Shops and Distribution Centre provide one of our most important revenue streams and offer quality items and a friendly service.

We are recruiting!

Assistant Shop Manager - Havant

Hours: Minimum 22.5 hours per week (3 days out of 7, Monday-Sunday, inc Bank Holidays)

Salary Pro Rata GBP14,720 p.a. + performance related bonus

  • Would you like to work for a much loved local children's hospice charity?
  • Do you want to make a real difference?
  • Would you like to join a highly successful Retail team?

If so, then read on???

As an Assistant Manager, you will bring superb retail and customer service skills, visual creativity and a flair for fashion and a knowledge of furniture. This role is based in Havant at our most successful Chestnut Tree House charity shop.

Responsibilities include:-

Delivering excellent customer service, assisting in managing a team of staff and volunteers, stock control, visual merchandising of all departments including furniture, daily cash handling and banking, ensuring the staff, volunteers, the shop and the site are safe and secure. Responsibility for all aspects of the business in the absence of the manager.


The post is based in Havant, but involves regular travel to the hospices, Retail Distribution Centre and to other shops in West Sussex. The role may involve managing and supporting in other shops as requested.

We offer:-

Competitive salary, Bonus, enrolment onto our company pension scheme, 35 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, opportunity to join Healthcare Cash Plan, a creative and friendly environment that encourages career progression.

Closing date: Thursday 21 st September 2017

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 25 th September 2017

If you have the passion and drive to succeed in this role, please:

  • Visit to complete an application form on line.
  • Pick up an application form from the Havant shop
  • Or contact Karen Bentley on for an informal chat about the role.

If you would like to apply for any of our current opportunities, please return your completed application form to or post to HR, St Barnabas Hospices, Titnore Lane, Worthing, BN12 6NZ. We will treat each applicant fairly. The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.

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