Furniture Driver

Age UK
Radstock, UK
10 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Location - Radstock

Contract - Permanent

Hours - 35 hours per week

Salary - £8.21 per hour

Job Purpose

We are currently recruiting for a Furniture Driver to assist with moving, carrying and distributing furniture across the retail shop network.

Working for Age UK can unlock many benefits and perks, such as:-
25 days holiday + Bank Holiday allowance + pension scheme + 100s of shopping discounts + life assurance + many more!!

Main Responsibilities

* Collection of goods from private residences to deliver to Age UK shops
* Delivery of goods purchased from shops to private residences if needed
* Following Health and Safety guidelines within the shops and other relevant areas as required
* Ensure all relevant paperwork is completed on a daily basis
* Undertake tip-runs to dispose of relevant items as required
* Responsibility of care and maintenance of vehicle in accordance with Age UK procedures
* Ensure regular vehicle service intervals and fortnightly cleaning routines as dictated by the prevailing water conditions
* To drive with care at all times
* To complete all required paperwork in relation to furniture collection and deliver as required for the relevant shop.
* To attend training courses if required
* To carry supplied Charity identification at all times
* Maintain absolute confidentiality with regard to all company information


* Experience of working within a customer service or equivalent role
* Experience of working within a driving profession
* The ability to provide good administrative and organisational skills with the ability to keep basic records and organise work in a busy environment

Skills & Knowledge

* Full driver's license and the ability to map read
* Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to a wide range of people
* The ability to work as part of an effective team
* Basic knowledge of Health & Safety & Fire regulations and the ability to identify potential risks

Additional Information

A good level of physical fitness and the ability to lift and carry is essential as the role includes lifting furniture items.

Flexible approach to work required. Occasional requirement to work outside of normal area or work additional days to cover holiday/sickness.
For a full list of benefits please click here https://about-us/jobs/employee-benefits/

Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.

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