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 an enthusiastic, and motivated Retail Trainee Manager to join the retail team.
This role is a developmental role to prepare you for the role of a Retail Shop Manager. You will work towards having responsibility for the efficient management of a St Luke's Shop along with gaining experience of managing a team of staff and volunteers, so acquisition of previous effective people management, communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
You must have previous minimum experience in a supervisory role within a retail environment and experience of working with people from a variety of backgrounds as part of an effective team. Along with excellent communication and customer service skills, your innovative approach and attention to detail will maximise sales potential for our shops to generate income for palliative care.
Previous knowledge of working to budgets, financial targets, controlling costs and an ability to monitor and analyse statistics are a key part of the role, so experience in these areas would be beneficial.
An ability to form good relationships with colleagues and volunteers is essential in the role as well as having the ability to resolve problems, make decisions with a positive attitude and deal sensitively in difficult or distressing situations is essential.
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. The ability to travel across the City of Sheffield 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 current experience and your reasons for applying for the post. All applications should be emailed to [email protected] or post to Human Resources Department, St Luke’s Hospice, Little Common Lane, Sheffield, S11 9NE.
For further details and an informal discussion, please contact Linda Beard, Retail Area Manager on 0114 235 7596
St Luke’s is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds