Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Community Village Stores

Wallingford / Didcot Area

Job Type: Part Time Shift Leader 10 hours per week plus one Saturday every four weeks. Remuneration £9.00 per hour.

Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Community Village Stores is a successful social enterprise which forms a focal point for village life, combining the essentials of a convenience store, Post Office, Newsagent and more. It will continue to be a sustainable, self-financing business offering competitively priced products and a friendly smile.

The Store is seeking to fill a vacancy within a team of 4 Shift Leaders. Working hours are in 5 hour shifts, the vacancy is for 1x morning weekday shift (08.30-13.30), 1x afternoon weekday shift (13.00-18.00) and 1 x Saturday morning shift (08.30-13.30) per 4 week period.

The candidate must be able to work as part of a team. Good communication and IT skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook Teams, PowerPoint) are essential. The successful candidate must be willing to ‘get stuck in’ to whatever needs to be done with assistance from our daily volunteers who give their time to make the store a success. Previous experience of food retail and Post Office would be an advantage, but training will be given. Good leadership skills are required to guide our volunteers while multi-tasking a number of daily procedures.

All Shift Leaders together, continuously review the mix of products and services in the store, bringing in new lines to meet customer demands. You will need excellent Customer Service skills and be a social, personable person and able to get on with everyone of all ages.

The Village Stores is busy, the job of Shift Leader is varied and, at times, demanding so an ability to be organised and prioritise will be helpful. It is also a vibrant hub within the Village and offers the right candidate a rewarding and satisfying work environment.

If you have what it takes to join our Team, please send your C.V to:- Chairman Management Committee, Brightwell Community Shop, West End, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Wallingford OX10 0RY or