Job Details

  • Hours: 22.5 hours per week over 3 days by arrangement (includes some weekend work) plus holiday and sickness cover for the Shop Manager
  • Salary: £8.44 per hour
  • Contract Type: Permanent/Part-time
  • Closing Date: Monday 8th April 2019

The role of the Assistant Manager is to work with the Shop Manager and Volunteer team to engage support from the local community for Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity, and to maximise income for the Charity.

As an FNHC Shop Assistant Manager, you will be:

  • Working closely and collaboratively with the Shop Manager to deliver an excellent retail offer for the local community
  • Taking full responsibility for running the Shop in the absence of the Shop Manager
  • Helping to achieve agreed sales targets and maximising profit for the Charity
  • Promoting a happy and productive working environment for the Volunteers
  • Delivering excellent customer and donor service to make sure all our supporters feel appreciated
  • Gratefully receiving and managing incoming donated stock
  • Getting creative with window displays and visual merchandising

About you:

  • You are available to work flexibly to support the needs of the Charity
  • You will have retail experience and an enthusiasm for delivering excellent customer service
  • You will need to be a great team player and have a positive, can-do attitude
  • You are confident, hard-working and well-organised
  • You are self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Most of all, you should love working with people as creating a happy and productive working environment for the Volunteers is key to the success of our Shops

What’s in it for you?

  • Our Retail Team feel enormous pride that they are raising funds to support Florence Nightingale Hospice which provides hospice care for local people in Buckinghamshire, parts of Oxfordshire and South Beds
  • A part time management role with freedom to use your creative skills
  • You will get the opportunity to further develop your retail skills and management experience
  • You will be joining a friendly, professional and ambitious team of people
  • You will get the full time equivalent of five weeks holiday plus statutory holidays

How to apply

If you are interested in this position please send a completed Job Application Form and your CV with a covering letter to retailadministration@fnhospice.org.uk

Application deadline: Monday 8 April 2019

Interview date: tbc

We are looking for a new Sunday Manager to join our Furniture Showroom team and run our Furniture Showroom on Sundays!

Job Details

  • Hours: 7.5 hours per week every Sunday, plus Bank Holidays and occasional holiday cover
  • Salary: £8.44 per hour
  • Contract Type: Permanent / Part-time
  • Closing Date: Monday 8th April 2019

The role of Sunday Manager is to run the Showroom on Sundays and occasional other days to engage support for FNHC from the local community and to maximise Retail income for the Charity.

As Sunday Manager, you will be:

  • Running the Showroom on Sundays and other days in the absence of the Furniture Showroom Manager and Assistant Manager
  • Helping to achieve agreed sales targets and maximising profit for the Charity
  • Promoting a happy and productive working environment for the Volunteers
  • Delivering excellent customer and donor service to make sure all our supporters feel appreciated
  • Gratefully receiving and managing incoming donated stock
  • Getting creative with displays and visual merchandising

About you:

  • You are available to work on Sundays and Bank Holidays, and flexibly on occasional other days if needed
  • You will have retail experience and an enthusiasm for delivering excellent customer service
  • You will need to be a great team player and have a positive, can-do attitude
  • You are confident, hard-working and well-organised
  • You are self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Most of all, you should love working with people as creating a happy and productive working environment for the Volunteers is key to the success of our Shops

What’s in it for you?

  • Our Retail Team feel enormous pride that they are raising funds to support Florence Nightingale Hospice which provides hospice care for local people in Buckinghamshire, and parts of Oxfordshire and South Beds
  • A part-time management role with freedom to use your creative skills
  • You will get the opportunity to further develop your retail skills and management experience
  • You will be joining a friendly, professional and ambitious team of people
  • You will get five weeks holiday (pro rata) plus statutory holidays

How to apply

If you are interested in this position please send a completed Job Application Form and your CV with a covering letter to retailadministration@fnhospice.org.uk

Application deadline: Monday 8 April 2019

Interview date: tbc

We are looking for a new Sunday Manager to join our Wendover Shop team and run our Wendover Shop on Sundays!

Job Details

  • Hours: 7.5 hours per week every Sunday, plus Bank Holidays and occasional holiday cover
  • Salary: £8.44 per hour
  • Contract Type: Permanent / Part-time
  • Closing Date: Monday 8th April 2019

The role of Sunday Manager is to run the Shop on Sundays and occasional other days to engage support for FNHC from the local community and to maximise Retail income for the Charity.

As Sunday Manager, you will be:

  • Running the Shop on Sundays and other days in the absence of the Shop Manager and Assistant Manager
  • Helping to achieve agreed sales targets and maximising profit for the Charity
  • Promoting a happy and productive working environment for the Volunteers
  • Delivering excellent customer and donor service to make sure all our supporters feel appreciated
  • Gratefully receiving and managing incoming donated stock
  • Getting creative with window displays and visual merchandising

About you:

  • You are available to work on Sundays and Bank Holidays, and flexibly on occasional other days if needed
  • You will have retail experience and an enthusiasm for delivering excellent customer service
  • You will need to be a great team player and have a positive, can-do attitude
  • You are confident, hard-working and well-organised
  • You are self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Most of all, you should love working with people as creating a happy and productive working environment for the volunteers is key to the success of our Shops

What’s in it for you?

  • Our Retail Team feel enormous pride that they are raising funds to support Florence Nightingale Hospice which provides hospice care for local people in Buckinghamshire, and parts of Oxfordshire and South Beds
  • A part time management role with freedom to use your creative skills
  • You will get the opportunity to further develop your retail skills and management experience
  • You will be joining a friendly, professional and ambitious team of people
  • You will get the full time equivalent of five weeks holiday plus statutory holidays

How to apply

If you are interested in this position please send a completed Job Application Form and your CV with a covering letter to retailadministration@fnhospice.org.uk

Application deadline: Monday 8 April 2019

Interview date: tbc

The role of the Assistant Online Sales Manager is to work with the Online Sales Manager and Volunteer team to deliver an exceptional online retail offer, and maximise retail income online for the Charity.

If you have online retail experience and an enthusiasm for delivering excellent customer service, this could be the role for you! You will need to be a great team player and have a positive, can-do attitude. You will be hard-working, well-organised, and flexible about the hours you can work. But most of all, you should love working with people as creating a happy and productive working environment for the Volunteers is key to the success of our retail operation.

Hours: 15 hours per week (across 2 days)

Salary: £8.44 per hour

If you are interested in this position please send a completed Job Application Form and your CV with a covering letter to retailadministration@fnhospice.org.uk

Application deadline: Monday 1 April 2019

Interview date: tbc

We desperately need people who can sew well to make simple summer dresses, tops and aprons for Nightingale Country Crafts to sell.

If you fit the bill, please contact Sophie or Simon on 01296 429 975 or email fundraising@fnhospice.org.uk and we will arrange for NCC Co-ordinator Jan Adams to contact you.

Why do you need me?

You will play a vital role working alongside the Online Sales Manager to provide an outstanding Customer experience through the efficient packing and dispatching of all online orders, in order to raise funds for hospice care at Florence Nightingale Hospice.

What will I be doing?

  • Accessing database and printing orders
  • Picking and packing orders
  • Dispatching orders using online mail account
  • Ordering packaging materials.

What skills will I need?

  • Confidently use a PC at a basic level
  • Attention to detail
  • Drive to create an excellent customer experience
  • An organised methodical approach
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Working as part of a team.

What support will I receive?

  • Full training
  • Induction
  • Ongoing support from the Manager and fellow volunteers.

What will I gain from my volunteering?

  • Work experience
  • Work based reference (qualifying period applies)
  • Opportunity to meet new people
  • Opportunity to learn new skills
  • Positive working environment
  • Ability to see your work translate into money raised for the Hospice.

Click here to download the Task Description for the Volunteer Online Sales Dispatcher role as a pdf.

Interested? Click here to contact the Voluntary Services team via the form.

Why do we need you?

To assist the Manager in our eCommerce office to prepare and present donations, in order to raise funds for Hospice services.

What will you be doing?
  • Describe the items using the Listing Tool template and price following appropriate guidelines and resources
  • Research special items as required to maximise knowledge and value.
  • Select and pack sold items to be posted as required.
  • Photograph items for the Shop as required.
What skills will you need?
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Basic IT skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Some special product area interest would be beneficial.
  • Reliability and some flexibility when responding to management requests and suggestions.
What support will you receive?
  • Full training
  • Induction
  • Ongoing support from the Manager and fellow volunteers
What will you gain from your volunteering?
  • Training and ongoing support in the processes of the Online Shop
  • A chance to meet new people and make new friends.
  • Gain valuable experience and new skills.
  • Positive working environment.
  • See your work translate into money raised for the Hospice

If you would love to use your skills and knowledge to help raise money for Florence Nightingale Hospice services, our Ebay team would love to hear from you.

Please email the Voluntary Services team on volunteering@fnhospice.org.uk or call 01296 332 607

We are looking for complementary therapists to provide treatments for Hospice patients and their carers, especially on a Monday at Day Hospice to do massage, reflexology, nail-painting etc.

We are also in need of a Volunteer Hairdresser on any day of the week.

Ideally you would be happy to treat the families/carers as well as patients.

If you would like to volunteer at the Hospice as a complementary therapist or hairdresser, we would love to hear from you.

Please email the Voluntary Services team on volunteering@fnhospice.org.uk or call 01296 332 607

Interested? Click here to contact the Voluntary Services team via the form or email them on volunteering@fnhospice.org.uk

We have vacancies in all our Shops on various days for 3-4 hours a day, as well as in the Furniture Showroom on Chamberlain Road in Aylesbury. If you love fashion and enjoy meeting people these positions could be the perfect opportunity for you. Read more about volunteering in our Shops here.

Interested? Click here to contact the Voluntary Services team via the form or email them on volunteering@fnhospice.org.uk

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