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Retail Supervisor x 2 (part time)

Job title Retail Supervisor x 2 (part time)

Department Campus Services

Salary Starting from £21,630, rising to £23,144 (pro rata)

Grade Grade 4

Placed on Tuesday 22 November 2022

Closing date Tuesday 06 December 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference JS9971R

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This role is eligible for the Campus Services New Starter bonus. Apply today and if you are appointed, receive an additional £500 one month after starting and £500 on successfully passing your probation period (six months). *subject to Terms & Conditions

This role is eligible for the Campus Services Refer a Friend bonus *subject to Terms & Conditions. If a University staff member has ‘referred’ you to apply for this vacancy, please ensure when applying you select ‘Employer Referral’ and enter the name of the relevant person when answering the question ‘Where did you learn of this job?'

Working in our Welcome Fresh Store (A franchise of Southern Co-op) our Retail Supervisors lead the store team to ensure the store is clean and tidy with full shelves. They plan out our teams workloads, ensuring our customers have a consistently high experience and that all our legal routines and processes are completed.

We are currently recruiting for several part-time/term time Retail Supervisors. We ask that applicants state their preferred working hours and days on your application form. We particularly welcome applications from those with availability to work hours during the evenings and weekends.

About the role:

Whether you’re preparing the store for opening – receiving our deliveries first thing in the morning or organising your teams workload for a busy evening. Every shift is different and brings its own challenges and rewards – you will contribute to a positive environment where everyone pulls together as a team to deliver.

We will work with you to build a rota that works around family commitments, hobbies or self-development and study commitments. You can be sure that we will work with you to find a suitable shift pattern so you can get the most out of your days off and achieve a healthy work / life balance.

If you are self-motivated, enjoy a busy environment and are confident in leading a diverse team then find out more about our role below and apply for a career with us at the University of Bath.

What you’ll do:

•    Prioritise and plan out the teams workloads – ensuring the shop floor is full and well presented by having the right stock worked at the right times

•    Receive and book in deliveries as they arrive, checking temperatures and quality of products

•    Complete legal due diligence checks, and store routines

•    Stock counting, and ordering products – so we don’t run out of our customers favourites

•    Ensure shelves are merchandised well, checking use-by and sell-by dates and ensuring quality and freshness for our customers

•    Ensuring our food safety standards are adhered to (full training will be given)

•    Raise any works requests to our estates teams

•    Working as part of the store management team to complete any actions arising from audits or visits

•    Maintain tidy, well organised back of house areas so that our colleagues can get what they need easily

For an informal discussion about the role, please email James Jeffery on jj644@bath.ac.uk however please ensure that you submit your application through the University website.

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some relocation expenses which you may be eligible for. Please visit the following webpages for more information:

     - Relocation Procedure

     - Interest-Free Loan Scheme

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Visa information:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of applicants may be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.