Furniture Driver - Self Employed

Age UK
Bognor Regis, UK
17 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Location - Bognore Arun Retail Park

Contract - Permanent

Hours - To be discussed at Interview

Salary - £150 per day

Job Purpose

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

The successful candidate will be based in Bognor Regis and must have access to their own van and hold a full driving licence.

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

* Ability to map read or use GPS Maps to find various locations
* 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

Must own or have use of a vehicle.

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.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourage 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.

Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them

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