Location: Brainwave Charity Shop Bruton,

24 High Street, Bruton, Somerset, BA10 0AA

Salary: £8.21 per hour

Hours: 10 hours per week, between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Sunday with a maximum of 35 hours based on rota system

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, driven and passionate charity shop retail assistant in Bruton to help support Brainwave's work in helping children with disabilities and additional needs to achieve greater independence through a range of educational and physical therapies.

As a retail assistant, you will support the Shop Manager, help supervise volunteers, provide supervisory cover at the shop and those in the surrounding area if required and positively promote Brainwave and its objectives in the local community. This role is for 10 hours per week.


To support the Shop Manager and provide supervisory cover at the shop and those in the surrounding area if required.


  • Assist the Shop Manager to drive sales
  • Assist the Shop Manager to minimise store costs
  • Cash handling, including reconciliation and banking
  • Complete a weekly return for the shop
  • Assist in the recruitment, training and motivation of volunteers
  • Excellent customer service
  • Assist in the induction and training of new volunteers
  • Merchandise displays of goods
  • Ensure window displays are of a high standard
  • Encourage high quality donations from the local community
  • Organise donations and deliveries
  • Positively promote Brainwave and its objectives
  • Help organise external fundraising events and activities

 If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact the Shop Manager at Brainwave Charity Shop, 24 High Street, Bruton, Somerset or Lynn Nisbet, Area Manager on 07974 252063.

How to apply:


To apply for this role, please complete the application form and return to [email protected]

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.