Retail Assistant – Kickstart Job Placement Scheme

About the job

25 hours a week including weekends

6 month fixed term contract – national minimum wage

In this role, you will be based at our new retail outlet located at Grafton Gate, Central Milton Keynes.

Working with the Manager and volunteers, you will be required to complete a wide range of duties, including sorting donated items to identify those suitable for sale; pricing and merchandising donated and new goods.

You will meet and greet customers, responding effectively to their enquiries and always delivering high standards of service. You will be trained to use the till, understand the ‘Gift Aid’ processes and sell Lottery tickets to help maximise the income for the hospice. You will also assist in ensuring the shop meets the highest standards of cleanliness and complies with health & safety requirements.

You should have good communication skills and be able to build good rapport with our customers. Ideally experience in a customer service or retail role would be advantageous, but not essential.

Applications are restricted only to those who are referred via the job centre and are registered under the Kickstart Job Placement Scheme.

To apply, please complete the application form below and email it to: hradmin@willen-hospice.org.uk

Closing date: 25 April 2021

In a typical year...
£9
our cost, per minute
11,000
phone calls to patients at home
600
fabulous volunteers
700
patients cared for at home
3,200
home visits
300
patients at the hospice
18,000
of cups of tea
290
counselling sessions
We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.