Assistant Shop Manager

Location: Aberystwyth Shop

Salary: £8.91 per hour

Appointment Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 24 May 2021

Specific Hours: 14

Assistant Shop Manager

Would you like to help local people with cancer, and their families in your community?

Have you got skills in retail that you would like to put to good use?

If the answer is yes then read on….

Put simply, this role is about turning everything we sell into vital funds for years to come. And to achieve that, you’ll take responsibility for all aspects of the business, from sales and budgeting, merchandising and promotions, to the recruitment and training of staff and volunteers. It’s about making sure everything is geared up to generate as much cash as possible, and the day-to-day operations run smoothly. You’ll run the business and we’ll expect you to turn it into a roaring success.

What we’re looking for

To be great in this job you must be able to deliver excellent customer service and chances are you’ll already be working as a retail assistant manager. We’ll expect you to have a commercial outlook and experience of cash handling, together with excellent communication skills and a real ability to engage with people.

We’d really like your CV to show that you have:

  • Experience of working within retail outlets in the Charity or Commercial Sector
  • Experience of recruiting, managing and motivating paid staff and volunteers
  • Experience of meeting and exceeding targets
  • Experience of providing excellent customer service


About us

We care about people affected by cancer and we make a real difference to lives. We give hope and help anyone affected by cancer cope. And, we need like-minded people just like you to help us make a difference.

We’re passionate, hardworking and we love what we do.

At Tenovus Cancer Care our aims are simple. We want to help prevent, treat and find a cure for cancer. We do this by offering support, advice and treatment to cancer patients and their loved ones. We also promote healthy lifestyles and fund cancer research to find new ways to prevent it, diagnose it, and treat it. 

We do this where it is needed most - right at the heart of the community and our Retail Shops are a big part of this.

We also offer great benefits which include (pro-rata for part-time roles):


  • 35 days holiday per year (including bank holidays) increases with length of service
  • Occupational sick pay,  increases with length of service
  • Life assurance 2 x annual salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies

Recruitment Process

Please apply with your CV and covering letter addressing the criteria stated in the Person Specification.

For a copy of the job description please go to: or for more information or assistance during the application process, please contact

Because we have a lot of applications for our roles we’re not able to provide feedback to candidates who aren’t progressed to interview stage. Sometimes we may also need to close the vacancy for applications early due to the popularity of our advertised roles.

Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Please check your ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folders if you haven’t received anything from us.

Tenovus Cancer Care is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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