Relief Shop Manager

  • Location:

    Coventry & Warwickshire

  • Status:

    Permanent, full-time

  • Salary:

    £23,000 per annum

  • Closing Date:

    24th April 2024

Help us make a difference to people with life-limiting illnesses…

At The Myton Hospices, we provide specialist care and support for people with life-limiting illnesses, and their loved ones, from the point of diagnosis to end of life. We are a much-loved and well supported charity, at the heart of our community. We have three hospices, a range of community services, and 25 charity shops in Coventry and Warwickshire.

About the role

Supporting our charity shops throughout Coventry and Warwickshire, as a Relief Shop Manager you’ll experience all aspects of charity retail, which enables us to support patients and families.

Our Retail Managers manage and recruit volunteers, generate high-quality stock donations, undertake administration, and maximise sales through Gift Aid and our Weekly Lottery.

Don’t just take our word for it – click here to get to know one of our amazing Relief Shop Managers and find out more about the role.

Providing cover for a friendly, growing and successful team of Shop Managers, as a Relief Manager, you will:

  • Manage and recruit volunteers
  • Generate high-quality stock donations
  • Undertake administration
  • Maximise sales through Gift Aid and our fundraising lottery

This role will support our work by ensuring the smooth running of our charity shops, which fund the care of 1 in 4 of our patients.

You will be based across Coventry and Warwickshire and, as our charity shops are open 6-7 days a week, the role will involve weekend working.

About you

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • Retail experience
  • Experience of managing a  team of volunteers
  • Ability to work alone and with multiple teams
  • Confidence in calculating figures and working with financial targets

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check including the children’s barred list because it involves supervising volunteers under the age of 16.

As this role requires travel, you must be able to travel within Coventry and Warwickshire.

We are committed to building an inclusive workplace and encourage everyone to bring their true selves to work. However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, we welcome you to apply. If there are any adjustments that would help improve your experience with Myton, we encourage you to share this with us.

We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and from ethnic minorities, who are currently under-represented in our hospices. We also believe our interview process should be inclusive and transparent. If there is anything missing, or a way we can improve, please do let us know.

Benefits of working at Myton

Myton is an amazing place to work, where the role every person plays has a positive impact for our patients, living with terminal illnesses, and their families. In recognition of this, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • Increased employer pension contribution
  • 28 days annual leave + bank holidays, increasing with long service
  • Additional leave purchasing
  • Winter savings club
  • Discount schemes including Blue Light Card
  • Death in service benefit
  • Dedicated staff wellbeing team & mental health first aiders
  • Colleague Support Service: confidential financial, legal & mental health support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site flu jabs
  • Free feminine hygiene products
  • 24/7 GP access
  • Free eye tests
  • #DoingOurBit online fitness and wellbeing platform
  • Menopause support

How to apply

Please click ‘Apply’ below to answer a few short questions and attach your CV.

If you would prefer a paper application form, or if you have any questions including support or adjustments, please contact Myton Recruitment on 01926 838 849, or by post: HR, Warwick Myton Hospice, Myton Lane, Warwick, CV34 6PX.

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