Cover Manager – Southend and South Woodham Ferrers

Contract: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £19,500
Location: Essex, multiple locations including Southend and South Woodham Ferrers
Closing Date: May 31, 2022

The Role

Are you looking to join a team with ambitions to become the south-east’s premier retailer of sustainable fashion and preloved goods, whilst creating vital income for the leading hospice groups in the region?

We are recruiting for a Cover Manager to join our diverse and engaged retail team. This is a permanent role managing across some of our most important stores for three days a week.

As a Cover Manager, you will need to be a quick learner, fit in well within our diverse team and be able to lead, delegate and perform shop manager tasks.

About Us

Havens Hospices provides palliative nursing and supportive care to adults and children living with complex or incurable conditions.

Our specialist Care Teams can support them and their family living throughout illness, death and bereavement, in the comfort of their own home and through our hospices. We focus on their quality of life, caring for individual physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs, helping to “Make Every Day Count”.

Full job specification

Key responsibilities:

  • To effectively manage the day to day running of the shop staff and volunteers
  • To communicate with the shop manager and area manager and ensure continuity
  • To manage stock, optimise profit and maximize sales
  • To be ultimately responsible for all transactions taken
  • To be aware of, and help the store to hit all sales targets
  • To provide effective leadership and encourage the team to maximise potential

Benefits for you:

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (Including Bank Holidays)
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension and annual leave purchase
  • Competitive pension schemes and NHS pension for continuing members
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development, offering a number of education opportunities
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Employee assistance Programme.
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)