Shop Manager (3557)

  • Annual:
    £19,075 to £19,665
  • Region:
    North East
  • Location:
    Whitehaven Shop
  • Directorate:
  • Extra allowances:
  • Vacancy type:
  • Closing date:
    24 November 2019

Shop Manager Whitehaven

37 hours per week, over 7 days, to include Sundays, in conjunction with the part time Assistant Manager - (Mon to Sat 8.45am to 5.15pm, Sundays 9.45am to 4.15pm).

£19,075 pa with annual progression up to £19,665 pa.

We offer many enhanced benefits including; 28 days holiday a year - plus Bank Holidays and stakeholder pension scheme with matching contributions up to 8%. Full details about our benefits can be found on our website.

Permanent  Contract

Location:The Children's Society Shop, Lowther St, Whitehaven, Cumbria CA28 7DW.

Do you like being creative?   Have you got Retail/Management experience? Are you looking for a new challenge in 2019?

We are looking for a Shop Manager to lead our team in the Whitehaven shop. You will be working in a creative environment, working with donated goods to maximise sales and net contribution.

You will make a real difference to young people in England by helping to raise the vital funds needed to support our frontline work. You will need to be driven and focused on making money, and have good communication skills both inside and outside the shop, reaching out to the local community to help build support for the shop.

As a Shop Manager you will manage an Assistant Shop Manager along with a team of diverse Volunteers. You will need great people skills and be confident at working with people from different backgrounds, creating a welcoming and positive experience for all of our staff, volunteers and supporters.

If you have what it takes to work hard but have some fun along the way then this is the place for you.

Every day we’re changing the lives of children in this country for the better – and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more.

We look forward to receiving your application.

The Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with.  As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.  We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.


Vacancy closes midnight on: 24.11.19

Interviews will be held on:TBA


At The Children’s Society we will be assessing your application against our behavioural framework, see attached document. The framework is split into 3 levels: senior manager, manager and individual and you will be assessed against the level that is relevant to the role you are applying for. The framework is our organisation’s basis for how we expect everybody to work together, how we treat each other and how we carry out our work. In your application and interview you will need to consider the behaviours and give us relevant examples where you have demonstrated these from your previous experience.

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31 Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7DW
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