By: admin_thebrick On: December 3, 2021 In: Job Vacancies Comments: 0

Job Title: Temporary Part Time Sales Assistant to cover maternity leave

No of Posts: x 2

Salary:  £9.83 per hour, £7922.98 pa

Status: Substantive Hours: 15.5 hours, covering Monday to Friday, 9.45am – 4.15pm

Holidays: 22 Days plus Bank Holidays pro rata Based at: Charity Retail site in Wigan

Responsible to: Finance & Commercial Manager

Accountable to: Queen’s Hall Action on Poverty Trustees

Closing Date : 31st December 2021

Interviews W/C 3rd January 2022

To Apply: Please review FULL job description attached, submit CV and Expression of Interest explaining why you would be an asset to our charity.



The Brick is a charity with big aspirations and its local community at the heart of everything it does. As a result, The Brick follows a strategy and approach focusing on personal development by following The 3 R’s. The 3 R’s are: Relief, meeting felt needs, Restoration, equipping people for self-sustaining, independent living, and Reformation, speaking out and acting against social injustice.

We currently have three unique retail sites, with their own characters and USPs. We are looking for 2 x part time sales assistants to cover a period of maternity leave at our cross purpose retail site, The Brickworks in Wigan, with occasional holiday or sick cover carried out at our other 2 sites.

You will work closely with the Finance & Commercial manager and offer support to The Brick’s retail department, ensuring that company policies are implemented, great customer service is provided and providing support in the generation of income for the charity. The ideal candidate will be an ambassador and advocate for the mission and values of The Brick and thereby to promote and raise the profile of the Charity.


  • Get everyone engaged with The Brick charity – shops are our high street window onto the work we do across the borough with people in hardship, poverty and those transitioning through homelessness.
  • Get everyone to work consistently and positively across our retail sites
  • Shape the experience of our newest assistants and volunteers into becoming a creative, reliable, effective and productive shop team
  • Build our income, donation streams and gift aid take up while making our shops a welcoming space for all our welfare referrals and anyone in need of support

Please review FULL job description before submitting your application

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