Charity Furniture Shop Manager

Closing Date: 01/12/2019

£22,412 per annum
35 hours a week
Are you looking for the next step in your career and have charity retail experience?

We are seeking a proactive individual to lead and effectively manage the Martin House Charity Retail Furniture Showroom and Stock Warehouse at the Thorp Arch Estate near Wetherby, working alongside an Assistant Manager and an amazing team of volunteers. 

This is an amazing opportunity for a current Charity Shop Manager to step up or for a Manager with charity retail experience to become a part of our friendly Martin House team!

Martin House provides care and support to children and young people with life limiting illnesses, and to their families.   The hospice is in Boston Spa, Wetherby and we care for children and young people from across West, North and East Yorkshire.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in charity retail sales environment, managing a team of volunteers and staff, and have an awareness of appropriate Health and Safety requirements.We are looking for someone who will also have excellent interpersonal skills to balance the needs of customers, donors, volunteers and staff.
A typical day would involve diary management for pick-ups and deliveries, organising staff and volunteers (assisting where necessary), ensuring all Health and Safety procedures are adhered to, running and managing the sales floor and overseeing the stock warehouse.
Please note this role will involve the moving and handling of furniture.

Benefits include 32 days annual leave plus statutory holidays, and recognition of NHS pension scheme for candidates who are currently in the scheme (alternative stakeholder pension also offered).

If you are interested in this position, please complete an Application Form, referring to the Job Description and Person Specification available on this page or contact Sandra Zinkeviciute or Rachel Sherbourne at Martin House, Grove Road, Clifford, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6TX or by telephone on 01937 845045.

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Sunday 1st December 2019.

Interviews will take place on 5th December 2019.

Email applications should be sent to

We try to keep our postage costs down so if you have not heard from us by 4th December 2019 please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Registered Charity No. 517919
Company Registration No. 2016332, England

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