Shop Supervisor

Sue Ryder

Shop Supervisor


Sue Ryder, Creebridge, Dumfries and Galloway

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 31 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 962d7ed5de834189b7783fb067e57ee5

Full Job Description

  • As Shop Supervisor you will be using your skills and retail experience to help drive business, push sales, and achieve targets.

  • Help to lead a team to deliver great customer service to our donors and customers.

  • Work with the local community to generate sufficient donated stock to drive sales.

  • Help to recruit, train & retain a volunteer team, who'll look to you and the shop manager for leadership and guidance.

  • Set high standards of merchandising and housekeeping, ensuring you and your teams health and safety is a priority.

  • Help to manage effective stock processes to ensure your shop is well merchandised with fresh, seasonal stock at all times.

  • Act as a brand ambassador for Sue Ryder, supporting in store campaigns to promote the brand and national fundraising initiatives.

  • Help to manage an effective stock process through the Epos operation.

    As our new Shop Supervisor, you will have retail experience with the commercial awareness to deliver sales. You'll have a positive attitude and good judgement to do the right thing. You will have proven team leadership skills and the ability to help lead a large team of volunteers. It is essential is that you enjoy engaging with people, you have a positive can-do attitude and a good understanding of financial and IT administration.

    Sue Ryder is one of the largest charity retailers in the UK with over 400 shops. Every item sold in our shops generates funding so we can continue to provide 2.7 million hours of expert medical, practical, bereavement and emotional support every year, in our hospices, in people's homes and in the community. We are here to make sure that everyone approaching the end of life or living with grief can access the support they need.

  • We have a much-loved presence on high streets across the country - with a range of innovative shops, including boutiques, vintage and retro shops, and large format stores. As a member of the retail team, you'll be helping us inspire communities to provide more care for more people through innovating and collaborating on ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. You will also be contributing to drive up the income that generates the vital funds necessary to keep our care and support services running.

    We understand our people are our most important asset and work hard to make sure you feel valued and included as part of a team. In retail most work every weekend, our managers mainly work only 1 in 2. We don't expect our teams to work past 5.15 in most of our shops. The earliest we start is 8.45am. We have every Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day off.

    Our well-stocked community shop is a great place to buy clothes at bargain prices for all the family. We have a wide range of household items and a good variety of books and music. It also has a good selection of new goods. Our knowledgeable staff are always on hand to help. The shop is located in the middle of the busy high street and there is on street parking plus a large car park nearby.

    Do you have retail experience with excellent customer service skills? Would you love to use your retail knowledge and experience for an important cause? If so come, assist, and support our Shop Manager to run our Newton Stewart shop and contribute to the work we do across Sue Ryder!

    Competitive Benefits Package
    - 27 days holiday rising to 33 with length of service plus bank holidays (pro rata if part-time)
    - Company pension scheme
    - Staff discount with thousands of retailers
    - Refer a Friend scheme - £250 payment
    - Access to Employee support programme
    - Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
    - Employee Networks - LGBTQ+, Ethnic Diversity and Equality, People with Disabilities, Women and Non-Binary Individuals
    - and lots more. Please visit our careers website for the full list.