Driver Technician

NRS Healthcare
Southampton, UK
Closing date
2 Oct 2020

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Role: Driver Technician

Location: Southampton

Salary: £20,500

Full Time - 42hrs

NRS Healthcare is the UK's leading provider of Community Equipment Services, we deliver complete end-to-end services through all stages of equipment provision and recycling, within the healthcare sector.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who can help us in our mission to improve people's quality of life and independence every day. Our services allow people to remain in their homes, this helps prevent extended hospital stays, allowing the NHS to deliver frontline care where it is needed most. Our Driver Technicians are a pivotal part of the success of the service we provide.

Duties of a Driver Technician:

  • To collect, deliver and install a varied assortment of healthcare equipment to our service users
  • Demonstrate when required the use and function of the equipment (as per induction training)
  • To follow a pre scheduled route ensuring the smooth and timely delivery of our equipment
  • Report or handle any queries, questions or issues during visits
  • To log all activity on company provided scanners

Please note this is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities

What we look for in a Driver Technician

  • To hold a current,valid driving licence
  • Basic DIY skills and be physically fit as the role will involve lifting and carrying equipment
  • Excellent customer service skills, friendly and approachable as you will be dealing with members of the public, many of whom are elderly or vulnerable
  • A good communicator, resilience when needed and an empathetic nature
  • A certain amount of flexibility
  • There will be a requirement on a rota basis to support out of hours' activity, for which you will receive a one off payment plus overtime at 1.5 for all hours worked.

As this role is working in regulated activity you would be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. In addition, for insurance purposes you must have held a UK driving licence for at least 3 years.

In return we offer you the following;

  • A chance to work as part of a great team doing a rewarding job
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Pension scheme
  • Enhanced holiday of 33 days per year (inc banks) which increases with service up to 38 days per year (inc banks)
  • Participation in our employee recognition scheme
  • Full training
  • Progression opportunities
  • Full NRS branded uniform
  • The ability to use the company vehicle for commuting purposes (site specific)

NRS Healthcare are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favorable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

NRS Healthcare is also Disability Confident Committed registered

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Driver Technician role, then please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you should be considered for the position.
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