St Luke’s is an organisation that is dedicated to enhancing the wellbeing and quality of life of all those affected by a terminal illness in Sheffield. No patient or family is ever the same, and our journey with each individual is unique. Through the provision of high quality care, support, compassion and respect, we aim to improve the lives of these people at some of the most challenging times of their lives.
Our values embody our way of working and they are Dignified, Compassionate, Inspired and Pioneering. Working for St Luke’s offers a real opportunity to make a difference to local people. We are looking to recruit someone with the right values and behaviours who can help us ensure our organisation’s values are at the heart of everything we do.
Are you caring, reliable, customer focussed and friendly?
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Deputy Shop Manager to join the retail team.
Along with excellent communication and customer service skills, your innovative approach and attention to detail will maximise sales potential in our store which will sell bric-a-brac, clothes, accessories, games/ toys, CD’s and books.
You will have significant retail experience as well as experience of managing and working with varied groups of people.
This role is to support the retail department in its endeavors to raise funds for St Luke's so you will be responsible for the efficient management of the St Luke’s shops.
Volunteers play a major role as the retail team is supported by over 500 volunteers and along with managing a team of staff, it is essential that you have excellent and effective management, communication and interpersonal skills.
An ability to form good relationships with colleagues and volunteers is essential in the role as well as being a leader and motivator who has the ability to resolve problems, make decisions with a positive attitude and deal sensitively in difficult or distressing situations is essential.
You will also need to have previous knowledge and experience of working to budgets, financial targets and controlling costs. An ability to monitor and analyse statistics are a key part of the role so experience in these areas would be beneficial.
A good knowledge of health & safety and an ability to identify potential risks is desirable.
Flexibility is essential for this post as there will be weekend and possibly evening work required on occasions. Ideally you will have a full driving licence as the ability to travel for work purposes when required is essential.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
To apply online please visit our website at www.stlukeshospice.org.uk. Or alternatively, applications can be via a CV and covering letter outlining your most recent experience and your reasons for applying for the post. All CVs should be emailed to [email protected] or posted to Human Resources Department, St Luke’s Hospice, Little Common Lane, Sheffield, S11 9NE.
St Luke’s is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds.