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Store Assistant - Wakefield

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Salary Details:
£8.33 per hour
Advertising End Date:
28 Jun 2019
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About Mencap
 Mencap is the leading voice of learning disabilityOur vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You’ll make new friends and feel inspired to reach your potential. We’ll ask a lot of you - but you’ll get back so much more. With us, it’s never ‘just a job’.

Support workers have a massive impact on the lives of the people they support. You can help us to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability here and now.

That means listening to them, understanding what they like, and supporting them to make decisions and achieve the things they want to achieve.

Job Advert

Mencap Retail began in 2016 and have been growing ever since. We now have 32 charity retail stores and are planning more new stores in the future. Do you want to join our team?

We are excited to be looking for a Store Assistant for our store in Wakefield, currently offering a 21 hour Part Time contract.

As the Store Assistant, you will:

  • be responsible for ensuring all day to day tasks are completed including sorting and pricing stock, merchandising and display.
  • volunteer management ensuring the store operates in a safe manor.
  • ensure that exceptional customer and donor service is offered at all times.
  • encourage repeat donations and sign up to Gift Aid to maximise income.
  • ensure all tasks are properly delegated to staff in accordance with their training and abilities.
  • be able to take responsibility for your own and your team’s development and learning.
  • have a flexible approach to working hours and days including working weekend and Bank Holidays as appropriate.
  • occasionally travel to team meetings, training events and in the initial growth of the new retail stores, assist with the setting up other new stores.
  • be passionate about the Mencap values and will strive to ensure our Retail brand is successful.
  • have experience in working in retail, as customer facing environment is essential.

If you are looking for an exciting new challenge and want to work for an organisation that strives for excellence, we want to hear from you!

Job ID: 16925
 We believe that all employees are amazing and we wouldn't be able to achieve what we do without them. Here are just some of the ways we would value and invest in you.
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme*
  • Amazing Induction from day 1
  • Access to award winning training and development
  • Service related sick pay when 6-month probation is completed
  • Pension contributions into NEST Scheme on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings*
  • Death in service life cover for a nominated beneficiary under our life assurance scheme*
  • Tax free child care vouchers via salary sacrifice scheme for working parents
  • Loans for bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencapextras
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program

*T&C's apply based on contract