Driver Technician - Mobility Aids Service
Warmley, South Gloucestershire
35 hours per week (working Mon - Fri)
Salary: GBP 16,217 per annum
Would you like to use your driving skills to make a difference to people's lives?
We have a Driver Technician position available within our Mobility Aids Service (MAS) based in our Warmley Hub.
The role of the Driver Technician is to deliver, assemble, demonstrate and collect equipment to and from both service user's homes and establishments, ensuring standards of service as specified by the company are met and where possible exceeded.
The Driver Technicians will work closely with the Contract Supervisor / Team leader to contribute to the smooth operation of our equipment distribution service. They will provide support to other members of the department ensuring that the operation complies with, and where possible, exceeds customer expectations, contractual arrangements, service levels and overall company requirements whilst delivering target profitability. Success in this role is also measured via operational Key Performance Indicators.
This role might be for you if
You're a confident and safe driver with van driving experience and knowledge of South Gloucestershire and surrounding areas.
You have driving experience as a multi-drop driver and dealing with the general public on a daily basis.
You're a computer literate with ability to learn how to operate an online stock management system.
You're a people person, able to work as part of a team supporting members of the public.
You have good DIY and physically able to lift and carry loads (within the Health and safety Manual Handling criteria).
Full driving licence holder with a driving licence which allows you to operate a manual transmission vehicle (please note that, due to vehicle insurance policy requirements, applicants must be aged 21 or over and must have held their licence for a minimum of two full years)
Closing date for applications is 23.59 on Thursday 29th July 2021 with interviews anticipated to follow shortly after this date (expected to be held at our offices in Warmley, with Covid19 safety measures in place)
Should you have any questions on this role please email us at quoting reference ID #2494
Please note due to the context and duties of this role, in line with government guidelines it is not suitable for individuals who are clinically extremely vulnerable or clinical vulnerable to undertake this role.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits; these include:
36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) per annum
Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
Up to 6% contributory pension
Flexible working policy
A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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