Location: Oxford / Remote
Status: Full Time
Job reference: REQ002501
Application closing date
The salary for this role is £22,334 a year including an allowance of £1,750 per annum. In addition to the salary, a £2,000 per annum market supplement will also be applied to this role and a car allowance of £3,500 per annum.
Make a real difference to the lives of disabled people
"I am extremely proud to be working for Scope, this has to be the best role in my working adult journey, I love my job and I love working with my team” - Newbury Shop Manager
“I’m a new manager and it is amazing to hear how many amazing people there are in our Scope retail team, it makes me feel so proud to work for such a brilliant company” – Wellingborough Shop Manager
Are you looking for a role with huge variety where no day is the same? Are you able to inspire a team of brilliant volunteers? Do you have retail experience and are looking for the next step in your career?
If you answered yes to these then we have the perfect opportunity for you.
We are looking to appoint a Retail Area Cover Manager (Retail Divisional Support Manager) based at our Scope shop in Oxford, supporting additional Scope shops in the area.
The Retail Divisional Support Manager is a exciting new role working closely with the Divisional Managers to enable our shops to trade when there are vacancies or sickness. The role will play a key role in maintaining and improving the running of our shops day to day and enable us to maximise sales and profit.
For this particular role the Scope shops you will provide managerial support after training include: Amersham, Aylesbury, Northampton and Banbury plus additional shops will be considered within a reasonable commuting distance. It is therefore essential that you can travel within this geographical area.
Our retail roles are full of variety, and every day is different! From generating and processing stock to designing an eye-catching window display or recruiting and training our wonderful volunteer team you’ll find every day challenging but extremely rewarding. You will have relevant experience in retail but a great attitude and willingness to learn is just as important.
As Retail Divisional Support Manager you’ll be passionate about retail and have a love of fashion with experience of running a shop, or you’ll be looking for a management role as the next step in your career and be comfortable working closely with the Divisional Management Team.
To be successful, you’ll need a commercial, can-do attitude and always put the customer’s needs first. You’ll be a dedicated team player and be able to work with different retail shop teams and volunteers with a strong work ethic, a great attention to detail, solid IT skills and a creative eye for displays.
We ask you demonstrate an appreciation of Scope’s values and ambition of achieving Everyday Equality for disabled people.
A willingness and flexibility to travel to any location in the division is essential.
About working in our shops
Our shops are the face of our retail brand, run by a dedicated, creative and passionate bunch of superstars. Focusing on sustainable fashion, engaging with local communities and leading our volunteers to deliver a great colleague and customer experience, we raise much needed funds to deliver Everyday Equality for disabled people and their families.
Fixed term for 12 months, with the possibility of extension
35 hours per week
Location - Oxford and supporting additional Scope shops in the area. It is therefore essential that you can travel within this geographical area. A car allowance will be provided.
Starting full-time salary £22,334 a year including an allowance of £1,750 per annum. Salary will increase at experienced level.
This role will also include a Car allowance of £3,500 per annum
It’s important for you to know that Scope Charity Shops are open every day, so some weekend and Bank Holiday cover is needed. We work 35 hours a week, working five days out of seven.
Our values - pioneering, courageous, connected, open, fair
By living our values and trusting each other, we empower our colleagues to make decisions. By giving our colleagues freedom and space to spark creativity for innovation, we can push boundaries, change mindsets and be empowered to change the game with grit and determination and a sense of urgency.
We are a disability equality charity and encourage applications from disabled people. We are dedicated to creating a workforce that is a true reflection of the communities we serve. If you are disabled, have the skills, and or the experience to do the job, then we would love to meet you for an interview. Just let us know in your application that you are applying under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme.
Equality, diversity and inclusion
Equality and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do. We want to seize every opportunity to build a truly diverse and inclusive workplace.
We work hard to ensure that we are making exciting opportunities available to all, and everyone feels valued, heard and respected so that we continue to build a high performance, high engagement culture.
If you require adjustments through your journey with us, please email email@example.com
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We encourage everyone to embrace our values of being open and fair, courageous, connected and pioneering. We believe hard work deserves reward and recognition and offer a wide range of benefits including:
35 days annual leave
flexible working (where we can)
excellent training and career development
strong colleague networks across disability, LGBTQ+, race equality, carers, women and young colleagues
Wellbeing incentives like a discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, and much more
For the full benefits package click here
Who we are at Scope?
Scope is a disability equality charity in England and Wales. Together we are Disability Gamechangers. We belong to one team, dedicated to achieving a society where all disabled people enjoy equality and fairness. Our mission is to achieve Everyday Equality for disabled people, and we campaign tirelessly to create change.
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