Action for Blind People Retail Assistant - Stoke on Trent

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
20 Apr 2017
20 Jul 2017
Short Term

Do you like meeting new people? Are you friendly? Our Resource Centre in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent will be selling exciting and innovative products that make everyday activities easier for people with sight loss. We need you to help us provide excellent customer service by demonstrating these products and supporting our retail team.

A DBS Enhanced Criminal Record Check is required.

What Will You Be Doing?
Maintain records and computer files; Meeting and greeting visitors
Demonstrate assistive technology; Gain feedback via informal chats; Give customers a basic idea of available products and signpost to other relevant services;
Assist with stocktakes and processing deliveries

When will you be needed?
4 hours per week, flexible.

Stoke: Resource Centre, 12 Albion Street, Hanley, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 1QH.
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Ability to use your own initiative; Approachable & empathetic nature; An interest in technology; A welcoming and friendly nature; Willingness to work as part of a team
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to make a difference; Working with a variety of people; Working with people with sight loss; Meeting new people; New experiences and skills
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager; Regular updates; Training as appropriate; Sighted Guiding Training