Charity Shop Manager
Emporium, Cold Bath Road, Harrogate, United Kingdom
£20,680 per annum
North Yorkshire Hospice Care
Closing Date: Nov, 21
Summary: An exciting opportunity for an experienced retail manager who has natural confidence and leadership skills, and a passion to build on something very special.

37.5 hours per week including weekends


Saint Michael’s Hospice Charity Stores are at the heart of our communities, bringing local people together to make a difference.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced retail manager who has a natural confidence and leadership skills, and a passion to build on something very special.

The popular and very busy Emporium Store is located on Cold Bath Road, in the town centre of Harrogate, and would suit a manager who demonstrates a love of sustainable fashion and who thrives in a fast-paced, and unpredictable environment.

As champion for our customer and donor experience, the manager will lead a team of staff and volunteers to provide exceptional service, a ‘stand out’ welcoming and friendly shop to visit or work, and beautiful windows that would entice any new or regular customer to browse.

With a keen desire to and meet and exceed targets, we would love this role to provide a short shop plan with the help of our Area Manager and look at ways in which we can grow and enhance our amazing hospice charity store.

If you would like the opportunity to manage a successful retail business, be part of a successful hospice retail team making a significant difference to local people, feel valued and respected for your creativity and hard work, and work with a warm, friendly, and simply remarkable team; we would love to hear from you.

Benefits include: –

  • 35 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays, pro-rata)
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme
  • Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of up to 8%
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to staff support
  • Free group life assurance
  • Paid DBS check

You will be joining an organisation that is driven, caring, and responsive and you will be playing an important role in enabling us to provide our highly valued services to the people of Harrogate, Hambleton, Richmondshire, and District.

We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age, or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake a DBS Check suitable for the role that you will be performing.  Disclosure expenses will be met by the employer.

North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice, and Talking Spaces. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).

Please click Apply and you will be forwarded to our website, where a full Job Description is available.

Please contact us at [email protected] or on 01423 876086 if you would like to have an informal discussion about the role.

Telephone screening will take place soon after application with successful candidates being invited for an interview, which will take place in Harrogate.

Completed applications to be received by 9 am on 18 November 2021.

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