Job last updated on 7 November 2022

Assistant Shop Manager, Fakenham

The Big C Appeal Ltd



£7,264 to £7,424 per year, pro rata




Only on site

With cancer, everything can change. Our story begins here in Norfolk and Waveney and we need a new team member to join our mission.

We are seeking a commercially aware Assistant Shop Manager for our Fakenham Charity Shop. You will support the Shop Manager, in the day to day running of the shop, supervision of volunteers and making the most of donated items.
The kindness of people is the only way that we can make a difference in the local community and you can help us achieve this through being resourceful and responsive to the needs of volunteers and customers.

As a charity awarded Best Employer Eastern Region Gold Accreditation, we are proud to be able to offer challenging but rewarding work. This is together with a focus on employee wellbeing, equality, and recognition of the importance of a good work/life balance.

The working hours are 14 hours (2 days) per week to include some weekend and bank holiday working as required. From 1st January 2023, the salary is £7,264 to £7,424 per annum (£18,160 to £18,560 full time equivalent). If you commence employment before 1st January 2023, the salary is £7,080 to £7,240 per annum (£17,700 to £18,100 full time equivalent).

Big C's Board of Trustees recognises the challenging domestic and global economy we live in at present and therefore employees will receive a one-off support payment of £500 (pro rata for part-time). To be eligible, you must have an employment contract with Big C on the 25th of January and you will be paid upon successful completion of probation period.

Subject to eligibility/scheme rules, benefits include:
*5% employer pension contribution
*33 days holiday per annum (full time equivalent)
*cycle to work scheme
*company sick pay
*life assurance

If you have heaps of enthusiasm, great customer service skills, a creative flare, leadership skills and are passionate about directly helping local people affected by cancer, we would love to hear from you.

If you are reading this from our website, you will be able to access and download the full job description for this role here: JDPS Assistant Shop Manager Nov22.pdf​​

Big C are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, young adults and children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a barred list check. Additionally, your application plays an essential part in our choosing the right person for this position.

When applying, please complete the online application fully. Information to support your application can be in your attached covering letter or where indicated in the application. If you are unable to complete online, please email for advice.

The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 4th December 2022 but please note that this vacancy may close early if enough applications have been received.