“I'd always wanted a role where I could make a real difference, so the position at Bluebell Wood just seemed perfect. Now, when I see the children's smiling faces...I feel an incredible sense of pride."
Rob, Communications Officer

Retail Assistant - Chapeltown Shop

National Living Wage 

25 hours a week across 5 days (Monday to Sunday)

About us:

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we care for children and young adults with life-shortening and life-threatening conditions. We are currently supporting around 300 families both in our hospice and in family homes.

Our support services are wide ranging and bespoke to each family including end of life treatment and care, respite short breaks, counselling, sibling support groups, music therapy, home visits and much much more.  It costs more than £5m to keep our doors open for families across South Yorkshire and beyond. We receive around 15% of our funding from government sources.

The role:

To work as part of our Retail team to support the manager in achieving the store targets. The role will involve working with volunteers, general housekeeping, and customer service.

The requirements:

To fulfil the role effectively you will be a creative and enthusiastic person to work collaboratively with your team. You will also have experience of working in a similar role in a busy retail environment and operating an electronic or computerised till.

You will need the ability to work on own initiative and the ability to manage priorities and time effectively.

In return, we can offer you a fantastic working environment and the following benefits:

  • 33 days’ annual leave with the option to buy and sell
  • Sick pay
  • Health Care Cash Back Scheme
  • Free counselling sessions
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Enhanced parental bereavement leave
  • Compassionate leave
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Training & Development
  • Investment in your wellbeing
  • Volunteering & shadowing days
  • Free parking on main site
  • Free drinks and subsidised meals
  • Time off in lieu
  • Uniform

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we value everyone who works with us, embrace individual differences and recognise that great things happen when we work together.

How to apply:

For informal enquiries please contact Terri Hanson, our Head of Retail, by calling 01909 517 360 or emailing [email protected]

Download the job description and person specification here

Download your application form here

Please download the job description and person specification for more information and if you think you have what we are looking for, download and complete the application form above and return it to [email protected]

Closing date:      30th July 2021

Interviews:         11th August 2021

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