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Retail Assistant (Ilfracombe)

Part-time, 16 hours per week, hours to be worked flexibly over 2 days per week, Monday to Sunday, 8.15am to 4.45pm. Additional hours will be required throughout the summer and to cover the absence of the Shop Manager.

£17,049.78 per annum pro-rata (actual salary £7,274.57)

Closing date for completed applications is noon 22nd September 2020.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 8th October 2020. 

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. 

A vacancy has arisen for a part-time Retail Assistant to join the friendly team at 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.

Informal discussion welcomed, please contact Karen Collins on 01271 342 792.

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

If you have any questions, please contact Amanda in the Human Resources Department by emailing


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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