Retail Store Assistant (Elgin)

Cancer Research UK


From £8 per hour Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: R019690

Retail Store Assistant 

Part time, Permanent, 7.5 per week 
£8.91 per hour + excellent benefits 
Closing date: 7th December at 23:55

Please apply as soon as possible, we may close the role early if we receive a high number of applicants 

We’re looking for a Store Assistant to help out in our Elgin store!  Shifts will work on a rota basis, flexibility is needed to meet the needs of the business, however typical shifts will include occasional weekend working. Must be available to do overtime to cover sickness/holidays

Are you a motivated and passionate individual looking to make a difference? Do you have an interest in fashion and what to put this to use?  If so, we would love you to become one of our team. 

We have over 1700 members of staff working across our network of 600 shops, with the united goal of having 3 out of 4 survivors of cancer by 2034.   As the most successful retail chain in the charity sector, our stores raise more money for our cause than anyone else on the high street, last year bringing in £26.4 million pounds.  

To find out more about our retail teams click here 

Your Role…  

For the full job description and more about working with us click: here   

  • Coming up with new ideas to help generate new income, with guidance from the Shop Manager. 

  • Overseeing the store and the shop volunteers in the manager's absence. 

  • Using your customer service skills to make sure our customers/supporters feel appreciated 

  • Using your creativity to maintain a high standard of window displays 

  • Keeping on top of the management of donated goods and new stock 

Your Experience... 

  • A customer service background 

  • Ability to work well in a team with strong communication skills 

  • An understanding or an interest in fashion will be highly beneficial in this role 

What are the perks… 

  • Opportunities to use your own creative freedom to produce exciting visual & design displays 

  • Developing your leadership and supervisory skills 

  • Gaining an understanding of retail operations and high street fashion 

  • Experience working in a diverse team of people 

  • Working in an environment where your development is actively encouraged 

  • 25 days annual leave a year (pro rata)

  • Competitive pension scheme, season loan tickets, and deals at your favourite restaurants 

***Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment for this role will be subject to a satisfactory basic DBS check. 

We are implementing the necessary PPE and social distancing measures within our stores upon reopening to ensure the safety of our staff and customers. During the recruitment process, we will aim to carry out all our interviews virtually where possible for the safety of managers and candidates 

At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Unfortunately we are unable to recruit anyone below the age of 18, so that we can protect young people from health & safety and safeguarding risks. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on

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