Weekend Retail Supervisor

Location: Taurus, Lydney

Salary: £8.83

Application Deadline: 20/09/2019

About the role 

An exciting opportunity for a Weekend Retail Supervisor to work in our shops at Taurus Crafts. The role will involve supervising a mixed ability team, some with learning difficulties and providing excellent customer service.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate a positive and friendly attitude, with the ability to adapt to the needs of the people we support, as well as being understanding of individual differences.

About us 

Camphill Village Trust is an award-winning national charity supporting people with learning and other disabilities.

We provide housing, care, support and day opportunities to people with learning and other difficulties. We support people to be safe, healthy, happy and to be active citizens living a life of opportunity.

The Camphill Village Trust provides a home within a supportive community environment for people of all abilities. Whether in a household with others or more independently we accept and appreciate each other for who we are and encourage each other to give our best.

Taurus Crafts is a vibrant visitor centre where you can find a wide range of arts and crafts. As well as being the home to a fantastic range of independent businesses, we also run three of the shops with mixed ability teams.

We are open daily providing opportunities for work placements & supported employment for people with mental health and learning disabilities as well as selling a range of unique goods selected for their ethics and products made in our communities.

What we provide

We provide a full induction and free training.

Our hourly rate of pay is £8. 83. Additional hours may be available at times.

We offer great benefits, which include 33 days holiday, increased to 35 after completion of 2 years of service, an opportunity to ‘cash in’ 1 week’s leave a year, and an employee assistance scheme that is also available to your immediate family. Free on-site parking is available. More details are available on our website www.camphillvilllagetrust.org.uk.

What we need from you 

Experience in a customer service environment is essential. You may have previous experience in care, but it is not essential.  What is important to us is that you share our values, have a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. You will be good at both listening to and talking with people. You will have a positive and patient approach to supporting people with daily activities and enjoy helping people learn and explore new things. You have a flexible approach and like work both as part a team as well as on your own.

A good level of numeracy and literacy is essential.

Next Steps 

If this job sounds like the right one for you, click Apply and complete the short online application form. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

We’ll respond to your application within three working days. We will not wait until the closing date to arrange interviews so if we have filled the vacancies before the advertised closing date we will close this advert early.


Successful applicants for this role will require an Enhanced DBS check. We committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. We will undertake checks of successful candidates before starting work, which will include an Enhanced DBS check. For more details please see our webpage on the recruitment process.

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Weekend Retail Supervisor