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Retail Assistant


Are you aged 16-24?


Looking to start a career in retail?  


This is an exciting opportunity to join the Imago retail team through the government Kickstart scheme. It’s a 6 month job placement on full time hours where you will be paid National Minimum Wage. You will work 5 full days flexibly across Monday to Saturday.


Based in our Tunbridge Wells shop, you will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of charity retail. You will sort donations and prepare stock, man the till and deal with customer enquiries. On the shop floor, you will be involved in merchandising and display, stocktaking, online sales and growing income. You will work alongside the shop manager, colleagues and volunteers.


Imago is a leading charity providing support and opportunities to people across the South East, and income generated through the shop directly supports services for vulnerable people and communities.


To be eligible for the role, you must be aged 16-24 and be in receipt of Universal Credit. To apply, please speak to your work coach at Job Centre Plus who can make a referral through the Kickstart scheme.  


How to apply- via Work Coach at DWP


Click here for Job Description


Post is subject to references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Imago recognises that many people in our society experience discrimination or lack of opportunity for reasons that are not fair. These include: race, religion, creed, colour, national and ethnic origin, political beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability (including mental illness), HIV status, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity status, responsibility for dependants, appearance, geographical area, social class, income level or criminal record.

Imago aims to create a culture that respects and values each other’s differences. Imago sees these differences as an asset to our work as they improve our ability to meet the needs of the organisations and people we serve. We proactively seek to increase opportunities for inclusion and celebrate diversity across our organisation and within the communities we serve.

Job Title: Retail Assistant
Area: Tunbridge Wells
Working Hours: 37 hours
Salary:    National Minimum Wage