Back Room/ Shop Assistant Make Do and Grow CIC

The Gathering 2018

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Organisation information

Make Do and Grow CIC

Aims & objectives

Not supplied
Job number
Time of attendance
4 days Tues-Fri, plus either Saturday or Sunday, 5 hrs a day worked on a rota between 9:30am - 5pm, with half hour unpaid lunch break.
No of references
Hours (per week)
Not supplied
Salary (£/hr)
£9.00 per hour

Job description

The Back Room/Shop Assistant will be required to:

- Assist in the development of our back room stock sorting and distribution processes.

- Receive and sort donations

- Manage stock for recycling and use in our creative workshop

- Manage stock for distribution through partner organisations

- Create an organised and ordered back room storage facility.

- Rotate stock and facilitate seasonal changes in the shop.

- Restock and organise the shop floor

- Serve customers in the shop

- Operate the till, including card payments and cash handling.

- Assist with creating shop and window displays

- Other tasks as required to ensure the smooth running of the back room and the shop.

Person specification

We are looking for someone with:

- Excellent sorting and organisational skills

- Ability to implement processes and record information

- An understanding of children's clothing and toys would be beneficial.

- Good literacy and basic IT skills

- Good numeracy

- Willingness to learn and an interest in developing their own skills, and

- A positive and friendly attitude.

- Able to use initiative.

Additional information

This role is focussed primarily on the donations and stock sorting facility of the back room, however, we would be keen to develop the right young person into working on the shop floor/ retail side as well.

PVG/disclosure requirements

Not Required