Furniture Workshop Supervisor – Crisis

Vacancy Name: Furniture Workshop Supervisor
Location: Merseyside
Department: All
Role Type: Permanent
Salary: £12,201 per year (£20,335 per year FTE)
Hours: 21 per week
Role Purpose:

About us

Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.

Crisis operates a furniture business in which we create and upcycle furniture with the help of volunteers. The furniture gets sold through our network of charity shops and helps fund our year-round services.

About the role

As Workshop Supervisor, you will become an integral part of the team. Your skills and experience will be crucial in managing the day-to-day operations of the furniture. You will lead the restoration and assembly of the furniture while supervising volunteers and members. We will also look to you for ideas on how to develop the business even further.

Knowledge/Skills and Experience:

About you

To be successful in this role you will have experience assembling and restoring furniture to high sellable standards. You will be able to manage a production workshop very effectively including leading a team of volunteers. You will also have a genuine enthusiasm for our mission to end homelessness and how this furniture business contributes to it.


As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
– Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy
– Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5%
– 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.

How to apply

If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please visit our website to apply online. The job description is available on our website by clicking on the ‘Vacancy Details’ button.

If you need to request an application in an alternative format, please contact the HR Team on 020 7426 3814 or e-mail

Closing date: Sunday 24 March 2019 (11.59pm)

We value diversity, promote equality and encourage and applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness.

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Registered Charity Numbers: E&W1082947, SC040094