Shop Manager

Salary:                         £16,118 per annum (depending on experience)

Hours of Work:           Full-time, 37.5 hours per week. Working 5 days out of 6 trading days (Monday to Saturday  between 9am – 5pm)

Annual Leave:             29 days plus bank holidays.

Locality:                       Will be based at new store in Merthyr Tydfil (will also cover other shops within Blaenau Gwent when required)

Following research into how we can continue to develop sustainable income within the retail directorate the board of trustees have approved the opening of a new store in Merthyr Tydfil.  Day to day running of the store will be the responsibility of the shop manager leading a team of volunteer shop assistants. The new store and post is a great opportunity for us to drive income forward to meet the growing demands upon our care services.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and commercially-minded professional with a strong track record of working within retail or ideally charity retail. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual who is used to achieving challenging sales targets, managing staff or volunteers and has an ambition to drive income forward by effective stock management, visual merchandising and excellent customer service.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to implement the retail strategy, with the support of the Retail Manager to enhance the positioning our charity shops on the high street and drive income forward to support the strategic developments and growing costs of our care services.

For further information please download our Job Description and Application form, or for an informal discussion about the role, please contact Shaun Baker on 01495 717277 or by email at

Closing date: Friday 1st February 2019

Interviews: Monday 12th February at Hospice of the Valleys, Festival Drive, Ebbw Vale.

Applications will only be considered on a Hospice of the Valleys appication form



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