Assistant Shop Manager – Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Assistant Shop Manager

The Children’s Society

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire



Part time 21 hours per week  over 7 days to include Sundays

£21,308.88 FTE – £12,094.23 pro rata with annual progression up to £21,569.47 FTE – £12,242.13 pro rata

Location – Welwyn Garden City Shop

We offer many enhanced benefits including; 28 days holiday a year – plus Bank Holidays and stakeholder pension scheme with matching contributions up to 8%. Full details about our benefits can be found on our website.

We are looking for an Assistant Shop Manager to work alongside the Shop Manager in our Welwyn Garden City shop. Are you self motivated with strong interpersonal skills and thrive on challenges and opportunities that come with assisting in the running of a shop? Can you assist the Shop Manager in driving sales and profits and able to work closely with staff and Volunteers to ensure we deliver the best level of customer service.

We are looking for someone who loves working with people and has the ability to lead in the absence of the Shop Manager, inspire and empower people around them. We are looking for someone who is friendly and positive in their approach and can instil an energy to those around them. Have you got a creative ability that you can bring to the role?

You will make a real difference to young people in England by helping to raise vital funds needed to support our frontline work.  

It is important that you have good communication skills both inside and outside the shop, reaching out to the local community to help build support for the shop.

If you have what it takes to work hard but have some fun along the way, and support your Shop Manager to be the best, then this is the place for you!

Every day we’re changing the lives of children in this country for the better – and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more.

We look forward to receiving your application.

The Children’s Society is committed to Safer Recruitment and as such a range of pre-employment checks will be conducted in line with recommendations made by the Bichard Enquiry, and current best practice. To include a basic DBS check, these will be required before employment can commence.

The closing date for this vacancy is at midnight on Monday 27th March 2023. If, after 14 days, we have received enough applications we reserve the right to close the vacancy on Tuesday 21st March.

Interview dates TBC


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