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Grimm & Co - Apothecary to the Magical

Grimm & Co - Apothecary to the Magical logo

We aim to change the lives of 7-18 year olds one story at a time.

Apothecary Assistant 2018/19

This opportunity takes place between 05 Sep 2018 and 31 Aug 2019.

Come and work in a retail environment like no other - Yorkshire's one and only apothecary for magical beings! Prepare and serve potions, fairy dust and giant belly button cleaners to humans and magical beings alike and help to raise awareness and funds for our children's writing charity.

What skills do I need?

Enthusiasm, energy and an outgoing personality are essential to this role. Retail experience is useful but not essential as full training will be provided.

What will I gain?

Gain valuable retail experience while working as part of a vibrant and diverse team in a shop environment like no other. Receive comprehensive training, support, expenses and references if desired.

Training and support

Full till training and shop induction will be provided. Health & Safety info and safeguarding training is also provided to all volunteers. Extra training requests will be met where possible.

Time commitment

Flexible; ideally at least one 4-hour shift per week. Our shop is open from Tuesday - Saturday.







DBS (criminal records) check



Rotherham Town Centre

Travel information

The apothecary is based in the centre of Rotherham, just a few minutes' walk from Rotherham Central train station. The journey from Sheffield to Rotherham is just 12 minutes by train so access from Sheffield is very straightforward.
  • CausesArts and culture, Children and families, Education
  • FrequencyEvery week
  • WhenTuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Friday morning, Friday afternoon, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsCharity shops, Communication skills, Enterprise and business skills, Hands-on tasks, Practice my English
  • Careers and AspirationsArts, culture and heritage, Third sector and charity work

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