Shop Manager (Maternity cover)

£19,810.43 per annum 

37.5 hours per week

St Michael’s Hospice Retail Company is responsible for the operation of the chain of St Michael’s Hospice charity shops, E-Commerce and the Donation Centre. We are currently seeking a Manager for maternity cover in our Rye Shop.

Within this role you will manage a team of volunteers, requiring excellent communication and organisational skills. The role will also include cashing up, sorting donations, pricing, rotating and ordering stock. You will also be responsible for the development and implementation of new and inventive ways to maximise income and reach targets. You will be confident in the management and promotion of Gift Aid and encouraging customers to sign up.

You will be responsible for ensuring that our shop is clean and visually inviting providing a positive shopping experience for our customers, whilst making them a rewarding place to work through volunteer training and recruitment. You will be responsible for delivering as much profit as possible to support the work of St Michael’s Hospice.


At St Michael’s Hospice we offer a friendly, team orientated work environment – a good pension scheme with the option to continue any existing NHS pension scheme membership, an Employee Assistance Programme, Benenden Healthcare, up to 29 days annual leave plus bank holidays, subsidised employee meals and free refreshments, free parking, supportive supervision and a proactive Education Department to support with your development. To apply for this position, please complete an application form. Please note CVs will not be accepted, unless candidates are unable to complete the application form due to a disability, in which case please contact the HR team.

It is a requirement for hospice employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, if you are working in a patient facing role, unless you have a medical exemption or are under 18. Before you start employment with the Hospice you will be asked to provide documentary evidence of your vaccinations or medical exemption.

Please contact Tracy Burbidge, Trading Manager, for an informal chat about the role.

Contact no: 01424 728728

Contact email:

Closing date: 10th July 2022

Interview date: 18th July 2022