Vacancy:  Assistant Shop Manager 2 posts 

Salary:    £ 18,710 (p.a. pro rata) 

Ref:         AH  69 21 

Hours:    24 hours per week (Largs)

               16 hours per week (Saltcoats)

Shift pattern: Hours worked over 5 days per week 

Duration: Permanent 

Location:  Various Locations throughout North Ayrshire  

Come and join the Ayrshire Hospice team making today matter for patients and families across Ayrshire.  We currently have 2 permanent vacancies for Assistant Shop Managers throughout North Ayrshire.  

Do you have a passion for fashion and love working with people then we have a new exciting opportunity for you?  

At Ayrshire Hospice we are currently looking for Assistant Shop Managers to join our team. The successful candidate(s) will join us to support the day to day running of one of our wonderful stores, working flexibly for a minimum of 16 to 24 hours per week and receiving a competitive salary.  

About the Charity Assistant Store Manager Role 

Ayrshire Hospice is currently seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated Assistant Store Managers to support day to day operation in one of our stores and deputising in the absence of the Store Manager. 

Previous retail experience is essential with experience in a charity retail environment or management experience desirable for this role. 

Key Responsibilities of our Assistant Store Manager will include: 

- Retail store management, including stock generation, administration and maintaining a high standard of presentation. 

-Brand savvy with a flair for merchandising, knowing the local market place, customer bases and maximising income through sound decision-making skills and great retail working practices. 

- Staff and volunteer experience, providing support and direction within the team and supporting the Store Manager in the recruitment and retainment of volunteers so that they are able to perform their roles effectively. 

- Team Working; supporting the Store Manager in creating an organised and pleasant working environment for all staff. 

- Customer Service; ensure that the high standard of customer service expected by Ayrshire Hospice is maintained at all times. 

What we’re looking for in our Assistant Store Managers 

You will be self-motivated and passionate about raising funds for a worthwhile cause, with excellent organisational skills and previous retail experience, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and to meet targets. Previous experience as a team leader or within retail management would be desirable. 

If you are enthusiastic about the contribution you could make and would like to join our team as a new Assistant Store Manager then please ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!  

As part of the hospice team, you can enjoy a variety of benefits including a competitive salary, generous annual leave, organisational pension scheme, employee assistance programme, comprehensive induction, continuous learning and development opportunities and access to the NHS Staff Benefits Scheme.  

The post-holder should have a full driving licence. 

Please note that for posts where a Disclosure Scotland check is applicable, the cost for this will be met by the successful candidate 


  • Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be arranged with Janice McPherson, Retail Manager email: [email protected] 

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Closing date:          30th January 2022

Interview date:      TBC

Please contact the HR Team on 01292 269200 if you need any further information about the application process.  Please return completed application forms to [email protected]

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Scottish Charity No. SC011390. Registered Office: 35 Racecourse Road, Ayr, KA7 2TG