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Retail Manager

St John's Opportunity Shop

The St John’s Opportunity Shop is an outreach mission of the St John’s Uniting Church in Elsternwick, Victoria.

The aims of St John’s Opportunity Shop are to:

  • Provide a safe and welcoming place for all as part of the outreach of St John’s Uniting Church
  • Raise funds from the sale of donated goods for Uniting Church and community charities

We are seeking a motivated person with an understanding of our aims, to manage our shop which has been part of the Elsternwick community for over 20 years. To be successful in this position you will need the confidence to deal with a highly diverse range of people and situations with enthusiasm and flexibility.

The Job

This is a fixed term full time contract position (38 hours per week) until 30 April 2022.

The position is located at the store at 302 Glen Huntly Road Elsternwick 3185.

The position reports to the Chair of the Opportunity Shop Management Committee.

The employment conditions of this position are covered by the General Retail Industry Award 2020.

Core duties

Induction, rostering, and supervision/management of employees and volunteers in keeping with the values of the Uniting Church and community expectations.

Management of all operations of retail store including but not limited to staffing, stock management, maintaining a clean, safe and welcoming workplace.

Maintenance of all required records relating to the shop.

Other related tasks as directed.

Core skills / experience

Previous experience as manager or second in charge of a retail store would be well regarded.

Proven ability to recruit, supervise, train, develop and motivate paid staff and volunteers would be well regarded.

Previous experience in an Opportunity Shop would be well regarded.

Knowledge of Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation and practices in a retail environment, including CovidSafe planning for staff and customers is highly desirable.

A current First Aid Certificate is desirable.

A satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check, and right to work in Australia are all requirements.

Applying for this job

If you think this is the role that’s right for you please apply now. If you have any questions about this job please email StJohns.Elsternwick@ucappep.net, using the subject line: Retail Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs or contact Cathy McNicol on 0413 417 731. Applications close COB Friday 5 March 2021.

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