Retail Senior Assistant (Part-Time) x4

06 Dec 2021
03 Jan 2022
Part Time
Contract Type
Retail Senior Assistant (Part-Time) x4
National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace, London

Together we can make a real difference

Belonging to the Royal Voluntary Service community means inspiring volunteers to support the nation's health and wellbeing. It means tackling the most pressing social issues in a workplace full of opportunities.

Our people are a welcoming team of individuals from every background who support one another to be their best. They are also some of the country's most compassionate and dedicated people who step forward to help make society better connected and more inclusive - where everyone can thrive.

Staffed by volunteers and employees, Royal Voluntary Service caf??s, shops and trolleys operate in hospitals and other locations. We provide an outstanding range of healthy food choices and customers love the fact that the money they spend with us pays for volunteer action in hospitals and the community.

What you'll be doing

As a Retail Senior Assistant, you will support the smooth running and management of our busy caf?? at the National Sports Centre in Crystal Palace.

Reporting to the Retail Manager, you will:

- Provide friendly and helpful customer service
- Operate the till and handle cash
- Assist in the day-to-day provision of volunteers
- Support and train other members of the team
- Assist with the running of the caf??, including budgets and cost control, health and safety, food hygiene and training
- Cover the Retail Manager as and when required

Interested? To be considered, you will need:

- Previous experience at supervisory level in a similar retail environment
- Excellent customer service skills
- Knowledge of EPOS systems
- Knowledge and experience of general administrative processes
- Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
- A good level of IT literacy
- The ability to work flexible hours

Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to pre-employment checks. This may include a criminal record check.

Why work for Royal Voluntary Service

We're proud to be in the top 25 not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK, based on ratings from Indeed. As a valued employee at Royal Voluntary Service, you will benefit from the following:

- An hourly rate of GBP10.85 per hour
- The chance to make a positive, lasting impact that changes lives, communities and society
- An employee benefits package that gives access to an exclusive rewards website, 24-hour doctor line, financial support with dental/optical and other therapies
- A free and confidential employee assistance programme with up to six face-to-face sessions built-in
- Opportunities to discuss flexible working
- Access to award-winning e-learning and development
- Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
- A great pension scheme
- Enhanced Family Leave schemes
- 6 weeks company sick pay
- 25 days' holiday (pro rata) plus paid statutory Bank Holidays (pro rata)

Join Royal Voluntary Service and together we can change lives, change communities and change society.

How to apply

To apply for the position of Retail Senior Assistant, please apply via the button shown.

The closing date for applications is the 31st December 2021.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

These are part-time roles working 10 hours per week.

Here at Royal Voluntary Service, we're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want to be a charity that's representative of the communities we serve, which is why we strive for diversity of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity and perspective.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role Senior Retail Customer Assistant, Senior Caf?? Assistant, Senior Sales Assistant, or Senior Customer Service Assistant

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