Department:
Retail
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Chorley
Salary Details:
£17,726 per annum pro rata + excellent benefits
28 Sep 2021
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
16

Job Advert

As the Shop Assistant, you will:

  • Be responsible for ensuring all day to day tasks are completed including sorting and pricing stock, merchandising and display.
  • Covering for the Store Manager on their day off and holidays.
  • 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.

(Please read the Job Description to see a more comprehensive list of skills and experiences required for this role)
 
At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!
 
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 : 22877

Benefits

  • As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Loans for debt consolidation,bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras
  • 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
  • Access to award winning training and development

*T&C's apply based on contract

About Mencap

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.  

Our work includes;

  • providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
  • providing advice through our help lines and web sites
  • campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want

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