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Retail Store Assistant (Cardiff Superstore)

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  • Job
    Part-time
    Entry & Junior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Cardiff

Requirements

  • An understanding of what makes great customer service .
  • Experience of working in a busy customer service environment.
  • The ability to manage your own workload and work independently when required .
  • The a bility to work well in a team .
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Flexibility, o ur retail teams cover the needs of their stores by working on a rota basis. Whilst a level of flexibility is needed to meet the needs of the business, we don’t forget that you have a life outside of work too.

Responsibilities

  • Providing excellent customer and supporter service.
  • Working as an integral part of the shop team to achieve ambitious sales and fundraising targets.
  • Assisting with maintaining shop standards including visual presentation, safeguarding compliance and health and safety.
  • Creating relationships with your local community and Cancer Research UK colleagues.
  • Supporting fundraising events for your store to achieve fundraising targets.
  • Taking keyholder responsibility as required (training provided) .
  • There will be a varied amount of manual handling and physical activity required within the day-to-day duties of the role.

FAQs

What are the working hours for the Retail Store Assistant position at Cardiff Superstore?

The working hours for this position are part-time, with 20 hours per week.

What is the salary for the Retail Store Assistant role at Cancer Research UK's Cardiff Superstore?

The salary for this role is £11.44 per hour plus benefits.

What are the main responsibilities of a Retail Store Assistant at Cancer Research UK?

The main responsibilities include providing excellent customer and supporter service, achieving sales and fundraising targets, maintaining shop standards, creating relationships with the local community, supporting fundraising events, and taking on keyholder responsibilities as required.

What qualifications or skills are required for the Retail Store Assistant position?

The ideal candidate should have an understanding of great customer service, experience in a busy customer service environment, the ability to manage workload independently, strong communication skills, and the flexibility to work in a team on a rota basis.

How can I apply for the Retail Store Assistant position at Cancer Research UK's Cardiff Superstore?

To apply for the position, please visit the Cancer Research UK website or contact recruitment@cancer.org.uk for more information. Remember to complete the work history section of the online application form to be considered for the role.

Science & Healthcare
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
2002
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Cancer Research UK is a renowned charitable organisation dedicated to advancing cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and support. Their overarching goal is to bring about a future where all cancers are cured, ensuring that individuals can lead full and healthy lives. Through funding groundbreaking research, raising awareness, and providing crucial support, Cancer Research UK strives to make a profound impact on cancer outcomes. Their relentless efforts are focused on improving prevention strategies, enhancing early detection methods, and developing effective treatments, with the ultimate aim of saving lives and improving the well-being of those affected by cancer.

Benefits

  • Flexible Working

    We encourage a flexible working culture, including options such as home-working, reduced or flexi-hours, job shares, job-splits, compressed and core hours. We offer a high level of flexibility for the vast majority of our office-based roles, meaning that you’ll only be required to work from a specific location for 1 or 2 days a week on average.

  • Income Protection and Life Assurance

    We provide all staff with free insurance policies, paying 50% of your salary if you are unable to work through illness, and up to 4 times your salary for your beneficiaries should the unthinkable happen and you die while in our employment.

  • Pension

    Our Retirement Plan is worth up to 12% of salary and offers all employees a flexible way to build a pension fund, no matter which stage of your career you’re at. You’ll be given choice, control, financial benefits and valuable protection benefits. It is a defined contribution plan, which means contributions paid into the plan by you and by Cancer Research UK are invested in the funds you choose—you can have as little or as much control over this as you want.

  • Payroll giving

    We offer all employees a way to support any charity of their choice tax-free through their salary. Payroll Giving is a very effective way of supporting causes close to your heart: A £10 monthly donation will only cost you £8 as a standard tax-rate payer and even less, £6 if you are higher tax-rate payer.

  • Annual Leave

    For the majority of our roles we offer 25 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, and an extra day for Christmas Eve. You can choose to use the religious bank holidays flexibly.