Assistant Shop Manager-Knaresborough (Sundays)

Martin House has been caring for babies, children, and young people with life-limiting conditions from West, North and East Yorkshire for more than 30 years. Every year we care for more than 420 families at our hospice in Boston Spa, in hospitals and in their own homes. We also support more than 150 bereaved families each year.

We are seeking a confident, enthusiastic person to help us run our fabulous shop in Knaresborough on a Sunday.

You will have experience of working with a diverse range of people and be excited about generating funds for your local children’s hospice.

You will be supportive of your shop manager and help to lead the team with positivity and enthusiasm.

Our ideal candidate will

  • Be dedicated, compassionate, work in collaboration with other teams, be open, honest, flexible, caring and deliver high standards in everything they do.
  • Want to work in a well-established, award-winning charity retail team, raising funds to support our children, young people, and their families from the time of their referral through to end-of-life care.
  • Understand the importance of creating a community hub within our charity shops, and be able to provide a safe, inclusive environment from which to generate revenue for our hospice.
  • Be flexible with their time, as opportunities to cover Annual Leave and other absences will be available over the business year.

Our Benefits include

  • Annual Leave – up to 40 days per year, pro rata.
  • Sick pay – six months full pay and six months half pay following probationary period
  • Pensions – recognition of NHS pension scheme for candidates who are currently in the scheme and up to 10% contributory AVIVA scheme.
  • Enhanced Parental Leave- maternity match to the NHS.
  • Life insurance – two times annual salary.
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If you want to be part of an exciting new journey within the Charity and are seeking a new challenge, we would love to hear from you…

Please complete an application form, referring to the Job Description and Person Specification, or for further information please contact our Retail Area Manager, Liz Florence, via

The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 20th of July 2024.

Please note all applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK to fulfil this role.

If you are unable to access the word version of the application form, please use the link below.

Role details

Assistant Shop Manager -Knaresborough
Permanent, 6 hours per week on a sunday
£11.76 - £14.05 per hour. Please note salaries usually start at the bottom of the scale.
End Date:
Martin House charity shop, Knaresborough

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