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Retail Assistant (Ilfracombe) – 6 months fixed term contract

6 month fixed term contract 

Salary: £17,700 per annum pro-rata (actual salary £7,080 per annum

Part-time, 15 hours per week, hours to be worked flexibly over 2 days per week, Monday to Sunday, 8.45am to 4.45pm. (1/2 hour unpaid lunch break). Additional hours may be required to cover any absences.

The hospice has 12 retail outlets across North Devon; these outlets play an important role in raising funds to support the essential care we provide to the local community and last year contributed in excess of £1.4m income.   

We are looking for two part-time Retail Assistants to join our friendly team in our Ilfracombe shop. The role will include assisting the Shop Manager in the smooth running of the shop, maximising sales and profit, positively promoting awareness of the hospice and managing a team of volunteers in the absence of the Shop Manager. The role requires an individual with exceptional communication, people and customer service skills. Experience in a retail environment is essential.

If you are interested in joining our team we would love to hear from you. Informal discussion welcomed, please contact Karen Collins, Shop Manager, on 01271 867 161or HR at

Closing date for completed applications is noon Tuesday 3rd August 2021

Interviews will be held on Thursday 12th August 2021

To apply for this position please download an application pack and return your completed application form to: or mark your application "Private and Confidential" and send it to Human Resources Department, North Devon Hospice, Deer Park, Newport, Barnstaple, EX32 0HU


It is important that the people who work for and with us, or access any of our services, can be themselves and are valued as unique individuals.  We welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve, reflecting the uniqueness of each person, with the aim of continually improving our services.

We are a forces-friendly organisation and welcome applications from Veterans and Service spouses and partners.


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