Retail Assistant - Cheddar shop inc 'Bikes and Things'

Weston Hospicecare

Name: Retail Assistant - Cheddar shop inc 'Bikes and Things'
Organisation: Weston Hospicecare
Location: Bath Street, Cheddar, North Somerset, BS27 3AA
Type: Part Time


There are lots of tasks we need your help with. Some are obvious like serving customers, operating the till, sorting and steaming donated stock but there are other tasks such as window dressing, creatively displaying stock and being able to identify items which may be better placed with our online sales team.

Cheddar shop has the added bonus of having a specific area for pre-loed bicycles and other outdoor stock so if you have experience with bicycle aintenance and or love the outdoords this is the shop for you!

Our charity shops are there to help maximise the income Weston Hopspicecare needs to continue offering free end of life care to people in North Somerset. Please come and help us make a difference.

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Organisation Description

Weston Hospicecare provides palliative care for people living with a life-limiting illness in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding areas as far afield as Highbridge, Burnham, Cheddar, Draycott, Yatton, Congresbury and Clevedon.

Our primary aim is to provide a quality of life that is pain free where patients can be treated and cared for by loved ones in a place of their choice, be that here are the Hospice, their own home or a care home.

All of the services we provide are totally free of charge, with only 20% of the £4.2 million a year running cost funded by the NHS. The rest is raised through our volunteers, shops and fundraising team working tirelessly throughout the year to support patients and families.


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Cause / Interests

  • Health and Hospital and Hospices

Types of Activity

  • Fundraising
  • Retail and Charity Shops

Skills and Qualifications


Friendly, polite, approachable, reliable, flexible, enjoy team working.


Volunteering for a Weston Hospicecare Charity shop not only means you are helping out a local charity and building links with your community, it also is a great way to make new friends, get valuable work experience, build self confidence or perhaps share your expertise!

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 16
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: Travel expenses reimbursed. 40p per mile or refund of bus fare. We cannot reimburse the cost of taxis.
Restrictions: Volunteers will need to be able to do some bending, lifting and carrying.
Induction: Yes
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: Considered on a case by case basis
Offer: NA
Training: Yes
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion, References, Trial Period