Processing Operatives

£7.50 ph
Type of Vacancy
Hours per week
5 out of 7 days

The Salvation Army’s ‘The Great Big Charity Superstore’ will be the largest charity shop in the UK, with furniture and clothing departments, a cafe and a Salvation Army meeting place.  Opening in the summer of 2017 we are looking for full and part time staff to deliver fantastic customer service Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) was formed in 1991 and its primary aim is to provide The Salvation Army with funds to support its valuable work throughout the UK and Ireland, which includes homelessness and addiction services, care for older people, help at emergency incidents, support for adult victims of human trafficking in England and Wales and a Family Tracing Service. Working for the company you will be supporting the work of The Salvation Army, helping to raise much needed funds.  If you are passionate about giving great customer service and can empathise with the goals and aims of The Salvation Army then we would like to hear from you. To be responsible for sorting and preparing stock in the preparation area, ensuring that there is a ready supply of clothing to replenish the sales floor.   Completing all the daily administration you will ensure that the stock is kept secure at all times. Main Duties To sort and prepare stock within the processing area to maximise sales To complete all administrative tasks associated with stock preparation To provide assistance to the floor manager Maximise value of donated stock by grading in accordance with established practices To have a plentiful supply of good quality stock ready at all times To ensure that a high standard of customer service, as expected by the company,  is maintained at all times To keep the stock preparation area clean and tidy at all times, in accordance with the Health & Safety regulations To fulfil whatever mutually agreed additional duties are deemed necessary Continually ensure that personal behaviour reflects the vision and values of the company Assist on the sales floor if needed Manual handing and movement of large amounts of stock Essential Knowledge and Skills Knowledge of retro and designer label’s Ability to work under own initiative at a pace which meets the needs of the shop Good communication skills to effectively build and maintain relationships with colleagues, and customers. Good organisational skills Strong team player with the ability to work collaboratively with others Preferable Knowledge and Skills Previous sorting experience A good understanding of health and safety within the workplace We are holding a Recruitment Open day for prospective candidates on Thursday 11th May 2017 in Northampton.  If you are interested in these roles you must be available for interviews that day.

To apply for any of these roles please quote the job you wish to apply for sending a cover letter and your CV to recruitment@satcol.org by Tuesday 2nd May 2017