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BANK RETAIL MANAGER & FURNITURE SHOP ASSISTANT VACANCIES

The Shakespeare Hospice is an award winning Hospice offering services and facilities to day care patients, Hospice@Home, carers, and transitional young people with life limiting illnesses.  We offer counselling, complementary therapy, diversional therapy, occupational health and physiotherapy to our patients, carers and their families across Shakespeare country and the North Cotswolds.

To provide this care and innovate further we need raise £2 million a year and our seven shops across the county help towards achieving this. 

We are looking for people who enjoy the social aspect of working in a retail environment.  You will have excellent communication skills, be able to problem solve and enjoy making sales to help us reach our targets.

As a Bank Retail Manager or Furniture Shop Assistant the hours are varied, and if you are flexible about locations, you can enjoy working with our teams across our seven shops including two furniture shops, a boutique, bookshop/coffee shop and ‘traditional’ charity shops who sell a huge range of donated goods. If you have a preference to a particular shop we would also be interested in hearing from you.

Competitive rates of pay.

Download the application form for both of the above jobs here. Job description for retail assistant is here, and job description for Bank Retail Manager here or contact Jenny Rigby, HR Manager, on 01789 333328 or e-mail.  A copy of our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is available to download here.

VOLUNTARY COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIST OPPORTUNITIES

Shottery, Stratford upon Avon

The Shakespeare Hospice is experiencing an exciting time of growth and demand for our complementary therapy treatments within the Hospice and at The Rigby Oncology Unit at Stratford Hospital.

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our team of volunteer complementary therapists. You will actively participate in the complementary therapy service delivered in the Day Hospice, Shottery, for patients with life limiting illnesses.  Whilst having experience of working in a palliative care setting is desirable, we are also keen to give qualified therapists the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the Hospice sector; supporting those with life limiting conditions or those that have suffered the loss of loved ones.

Successful candidates will be qualified in at least one therapy with suitable qualification, corresponding membership of the appropriate professional body, current practice insurance and have experience of treating a variety of clients.  Therapies we practice are Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Reiki, holistic massage, IHM, Butterfly experience and Bowen therapy.

If you can ‘give a shift’ on a regular / semi-regular basis, we would love to hear from you.

An Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.

For an application pack: Click here or email recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk. For an informal chat please contact Christ Boot, Complementary Therapy Co-ordinator on 01789 266852. 

You also welcome to join us at an OPEN AFTERNOON at The Shakespeare Hospice, Church Lane, Shottery, CV37 9UL, on Friday 29th November 2017 between 1500 hrs – 1700 hrs.

 

NEW  FURNITURE SHOP OPENING IN MORETON IN MARSH 

 RETAIL ASSISTANTS/VAN DRIVERS

£14,822 per annum full time – part time posts pro rata

As part of its plans for growth and expansion, The Shakespeare Hospice is launching an exciting new Furniture Shop in Moreton in Marsh in March 2018. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and creative retail sales and driving team for this new venture.

The Moreton in Marsh Furniture shop needs Retail Assistants and/or Van Drivers to join the team in selling and merchandising the stock within the Furniture shop and undertaking collections and deliveries.

Successful candidates will possess excellent customer service and communication skills and be motivated, flexible and a team player. Previous experience in a similar retail role would be beneficial. A full, clean driving licence and the ability to drive a large van is essential for the driving roles.

A range of permanent contracts are on offer varying between full time (37.5 hours) and part time to be worked flexibly on a rota basis, including some weekends; flexibility over hours is essential to meet the needs of the service.

The duties are physically demanding and the post involves heavy lifting and moving of some large items; for which training will be given and equipment provided.

An appropriate level of Disclosure & Barring Service Check will be required for this role.

Closing Date:   Thursday, 7th December 2017.

Interview Date:  Monday 11th December 2017 in Moreton in Marsh

For more information, please email:recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk.  For informal discussion, please contact Tracy Holdback, Retail Manager  01789 333323 or email tholdback@theshakespearehospice.org.uk or Jenny Rigby, Head of HR jrigby@theshakespearehospice.org.uk.

For a copy of the job description, please download. A copy of our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is available to download here. 

 

KENILWORTH FURNITURE SHOP,  RETAIL ASSISTANT/VAN DRIVER

The Shakespeare Hospice Kenilworth Furniture shop is seeking a Retail Assistant/Van Driver to join the team in selling and merchandising the stock within the Furniture shop. The successful applicant will also be required to drive/assist on the van, as and when required, to deliver and collect furniture for the shop.

You will possess excellent customer service and communication skills and be motivated, flexible and a team player. Previous experience in a similar retail/charity role would be beneficial. A full, clean driving licence and the ability to drive a large van is essential.

The hours of work are 15 per week to be worked over 3 days, including some Saturdays; flexibility over hours is essential to meet the needs of the service.

The duties are physically demanding and the post involves heavy lifting and moving of some large items; for which training will be given and equipment provided.

An appropriate level of Disclosure & Barring Service Check will be required for this role.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 13th December 2017.

Interview Date: TBA

Email recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk for more information.  For informal discussion, please contact Tracy Holdback, Retail Manager  01789 333323 or email tholdback@theshakespearehospice.org.uk or Jenny Rigby, Head of HR jrigby@theshakespearehospice.org.uk

For a copy of the job description, please download A copy of our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is available to download here.

AVENUE FARM FURNITURE SHOP, RETAIL ASSISTANT/VAN DRIVER

The Shakespeare Hospice Avenue Farm Furniture shop is seeking a Retail Assistant/Van Driver to join the team in selling and merchandising the stock within the Furniture shop. The successful applicant will also be required to drive/assist on the van, as and when required, to deliver and collect furniture for the shop.

You will possess excellent customer service and communication skills and be motivated, flexible and a team player. Previous experience in a similar retail/charity role would be beneficial. A full, clean driving licence and the ability to drive a large van is essential.

The hours of work are 22.5 per week to be worked over 3 days, including some Saturdays; flexibility over hours is essential to meet the needs of the service.

The duties are physically demanding and the post involves heavy lifting and moving of some large items; for which training will be given and equipment provided.

An appropriate level of Disclosure & Barring Service Check will be required for this role.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 13th December 2017.

Interview Date: TBA

Email recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk.  For informal discussion, please contact Tracy Holdback, Retail Manager  01789 333323 or email tholdback@theshakespearehospice.org.uk or Jenny Rigby, Head of HR jrigby@theshakespearehospice.org.uk

For a copy of the job description, please download.  A copy of our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is available to download here.

 

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