Social Enterprise Retail Assistant Watch US Grow

The Gathering 2017

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Organisation information

Watch US Grow

Charity registered in Scotland SC030051

Good HQ

Aims & objectives

Plant nursery, providing employment for people with learning difficulties. Also involved in a range of recycling and community projects.
Job number
Time of attendance
rotating over a 2 week period, with a total of 50 hours during this rota wk1 Mon-Wed 10am-3.30pm, Thurs 10-4.30pm wk 2 Tues- Friday 10-3.30. Saturday 10-3pm
No of references
Hours (per week)
as above
Salary (£/hr)
£5.90-£7.83 depending on age

Job description

The assistant will help to support people with disabilities in their work in the shop

They will help to sell plants and baby goods in a friendly way to customers

They will help to display products in the shop

They will record sales of goods accurately

They will help to accept donations in the shop

They will help with the recycling of goods within the Quality guidelines (REVOLVE) which we operate within the shop

They will adhere to current Health and Safety legislation

Any ad hoc duties which might be required.

Person specification

The person will be friendly, enthusiastic and keen to learn. They will have an interest in retail, and we expect will develop an interest in recycling for re-use or in plants/plant maintenance. A sense of humour and a willingness to help others is key to the role. A driving license is desirable, but not essential, and good timekeeping is essential. The assistant will be expected to be tidy in their appearance during working hours.

Additional information

This is a great opportunity for an applicant with an interest in helping people with disabilities, in the environment, social care or in retail, as the role crosses all of the above, providing experience invaluable to future careers.

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership