Posted 6 months ago

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £24,000 per annum to £27, 000 – depending on experience

Job Ref: RSMH01a

Do you want to join our team and help drive the customer experience in one of our stores?

Do you want a retail role that makes a difference?

The “Big” Charity Shops on Lonsdale Street in Stoke and on Marsh Street in Hanley are part of our 16 retail outlets for Katharine House Hospice, which provides free specialist palliative care through a range of services to the people of Mid-Staffordshire.

Our shops are the face of our retail brand, so if you want to work in a role that makes a positive difference every day and help Katharine House offer the best care to people in our community affected by progressive illnesses live life to the full – then read on!

We are looking for two highly motivated and extremely well organised individuals to manage our stores in Stoke and Hanley, ensuring their success and moving the stores forward – Could this be you?

You will need to have passion and commercial flair, working hard to stay ahead of the competition and be able to demonstrate your ability to inspire, motivate and lead a large team of staff and volunteers to deliver an exceptional customer experience. The shops are open 7 days a week and you will need to be flexible in your working pattern. We’ll also need you to recruit and effectively lead a team of volunteers. Your influence and drive will ensure your store exceeds sales targets.

You will be a dynamic, business focused individual with an artistic flair, who is keen to drive the sales of this local charity. You will have new ideas, excellent people skills and believe in delivering a fabulous customer service experience. You will also need strong commercial skills to achieve budgeted sales and profitability. You will ideally have experience of managing a team of staff in a retail background. This is a physically demanding position in a busy retail environment with some lifting of furniture/donated goods required.

Application packs can be downloaded from the Katharine House website, or requested by contacting the Personnel Office on 01785 218257 or by email from

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday, 26th January 2022 We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy before this date, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note: Completed applications may be emailed to or submitted as hard copies, by the closing date above; unfortunately we are unable to accept or consider CV’s

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

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JD – Store Manager – large store

KHH Application Form

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