By: admin_thebrick On: September 9, 2020 In: Job Vacancies Comments: 0

Job Title: Brickworks Retail Mentor

No of Posts: 1

Salary: £23,657

Status: Full Time, Substantive

Hours: 40 hours per week, ideally 08:30 to 17:00 5 days per week.

Holidays: 22 days plus Bank Holidays per annum

Based at: The Brickworks

Responsible to: Training and Business Development Manager

Accountable to: Queen’s Hall Action on Poverty Trustees

Closing Date : 12 Noon 30th September 2020

Interviews : W/C 5th October 2020

*** Please note that the vacancy may close early if a satisfactory number of applicants are received ****

To Apply please review the attached Person Specification, please attach a CV and Covering Letter below, please do not click apply unless you are ready to attach your documents.

Only applications received via this link will be reviewed , please visit the above link for the full Job Description and Person Specification 


The Brick is a small charity with big aspirations for people in need within our community. We provide RELIEF, RESTORATION and REFORMATION by offering tailored support, hope, and opportunity to those looking to improve their quality of life. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual to join the charity in a new and exciting role. This unique role will need a combination of skills to be successful. You will be retail driven whilst at the same time be focused on the value of teaching people we work with new skills. You will have a desire to see individuals develop in their skills and confidence through their engagement with the Brick. You will be responsible for delivering a robust, sustainable retail outlet at the Brick Works, increasing employability skills and creating a culture where people want to learn and thrive. You will need to be as committed as we are to equip people from diverse backgrounds for self-sustaining and independent living.


The focus of the Brick Works Retail Mentor is to balance a successful Retail Unit with a programme of training and upskilling people we work with. You will have an excellent understanding of retail and you will possess essential mentoring qualities. You will thrive on balancing the need for a successful retail unit with ensuring opportunities are available for people to learn new skills. You will be willing and understanding that mentoring other people to learn new skills is imperative and is a non-negotiable and you must have patience and an understanding attitude.

*** The Brick is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity. This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of our workforce.

We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and support or staff from different backgrounds****

*** We are a Christian Charity with Christian Values supporting the Wigan Community *****