Relief Retail Assistant - ABC10704

Aberdeen City Council

Relief Retail Assistant - ABC10704

£0 - £10,000

Aberdeen City Council, Ruthrieston, Aberdeen City

  • Full time
  • Temporary

Posted 1 week ago, 3 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: 17-07-2024 (In 4 days)

job Ref: ABC10704

Full Job Description

Job Purpose:

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: Various Locations in Aberdeen

Duration: Supply/Casual/Relief, Supply/Casual/Relief

Roles that require PVG Membership

Please note that with effect from 1 April 2023, where a role requires PVG membership, candidates will be required to meet the cost of the PVG membership. This applies only to roles with a full time equivalent salary of £30,000 and above. (Teaching roles and jobs at Grade 11 and above (currently £30,727 per annum / £15.97 per hour)

The Council will pay for the PVG membership cost initially, either £18 for existing PVG scheme members, or £59 for non-members, and this cost will be deducted from an employee’s first FULL month’s salary payment.

job purpose/about the role

The purpose of the job is to serve customers and assist with general sales duties at one of the Museums and Galleries retail operations. This includes dealing with customer sales and enquiries, keeping shops stocked and clean.

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

 Educated to standard grade level or equivalent

The postholder is able to demonstrate:

 Practical experience in dealing with the public in the customer service or retail industry
with a demonstrable commitment to high standards of customer care
 Experience of handling cash effectively
 Previous experience of using communication and numeracy skills to achieve excellent
standards
 Previous experience of working successfully as part of a team and on own initiative
 Able to do work which is physically demanding
 Flexible approach to work including working weekends
 Experience of stock control
 Good knowledge of local area and services

About Us

Please see Job Profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact AskHR@aberdeencity.gov.uk.

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families: armedforces@aberdeencity.gov.uk. We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs