Sales Assistant - Kickstart

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Salary: National average minimum wage

Location: Southend-on-Sea

Contract type: Kickstart 6 month temporary

Hours: Part-time, 25 hours per week

Job ref: SAKS - please quote on your application

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT HARP DOES NOT ACCEPT CVs.

IF YOU WISH TO APPLY FOR THE VACANCY ADVERTISED BELOW, YOU MUST COMPLETE THE JOB APPLICATION FORM ABOVE.

THIS ROLE IS ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH THE KICKSTART SCHEME. ONLY KICKSTART ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES MAY APPLY.

PLEASE SPEAK TO YOUR JOB COACH IF YOU ARE INTERSTED IN THE ROLE. 

Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Sales Assistants to join our Charity Shops Team via the Kickstart Scheme. You will be responsible for assisting the Head of Charity Shops, Charity Shops Managers and Sales Assistants to achieve strong sales in our network of Charity Shops in Southend-on-Sea.

 

Main purpose of the job:

  1. Provide support and cover for our existing staff team, working flexibly in a variety of locations and shift patterns as required. 

  2. Provide a high standard of Customer Service at all times.

  3. Help the Charity Shops Team achieve their income goals to raise valuable money for HARP to use to fund it's homelessness services.

  4. Prepare stock for display, and ensure stock is rotated regularly. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience within a customer service role to demonstrate good communication skills.

  • Experience of cash handling and reconciliation.

  • The ability to take on board instructions and have the self-motivation and the confidence to effectively carry out
    the tasks in a timely manner.

  • Be flexible and able to go above and beyond to achieve results, including the ability to work weekends.

 

For full details please download the job description above.

For further information and an informal chat about the position please contact Tracy Dulwich, Head of Charity Shops on 07817 205 902.

HARP will provide you with excellent support and training to carry out your role effectively, and to develop your career. Our starting benefits package includes 25 days annual leave (pro-rata), plus Bank Holidays, a contributory pension scheme and the opportunity to work with colleagues that strive to transform lives.

Closing Date: Monday 7th February 2022 (Midday) 
Shortlisting: TBC
Interviews: TBC
 (the interviews may be online via Zoom depending on Covid restrictions)​

To apply, please download and complete the application form above. Your completed application should then be posted or emailed to Lauren Collin (lauren.collin@harpsouthend.org.uk) at HARP Head Office, Dencora Court – 4th Floor, Tylers Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS1 2BB (mark envelope as "Strictly private and confidential").

Please quote Ref: SAKS

If you have any problems with the application process, please contact Lauren Collin on 01702 615000 (option 3).

HARP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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