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Salesperson/General Assistant

  • VO57138


Sales of furniture and home goods to the general public from our shop in Hawick. To be part of an expanding social enterprise working within a small happy team to help people on low incomes.

Home Basics reuses donated items of furniture, white goods, electrical items and furnishings and sells them at reduced cost to those in need. Surplus is sold to the general public to support the charity. Following a change in premises we now require sales staff to work directly with the general public Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.

Organisation aims and objectives

Home Basics takes in donated furniture, household and electrical items for re-sale inexpensively to those on low incomes living in the Scottish Borders. Special discounts are given to those referred by local agencies. We also promote the general principle of recycling and re-use.










No real minimum, but a regular commitment would be extremely helpful.


The Home Basics shop is located in Units 1 & 2 Annfield Mill, Teviot Crescent, Hawick, directly opposite B&M Bargains.
Experience required: Confidence with computers is essential, knowledge of Windows 7 useful.though training given. Good manners, good with general public, able to work on own initiative.Reliable. Must be trustworthy, references required. Good communication with colleagues.
Travel details: The Home Basics shop is located in Units 1 & 2 Annfield Mill, Teviot Crescent, Hawick, directly opposite B&M Bargains.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: All out-of-pocket expenses can be claimed monthly on production of receipts.
Training details: Induction will include procedures within the organisation, site familiarity, First Aid/Accident reporting, key contacts, etc. Ongoing training will be provided where necessary by experienced sales staff. Ongoing support will be provided by HB staff.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 4 months ago