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Van Driver - Peterborough Area

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7 Jul 2022

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Full Time
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Age UK's shops are the face of the charity. On highstreets up and down the country our retail staff and volunteers deliver a great shopping experience to customers, while generating much needed income for the charity, ensuring we can provide services and support to older people who need it most.We are looking for a physically fit and active individual to join our team as a Van Driver. This role provides an important service to our shops by collecting, transferring and delivering stock from one shop to another, thereby ensuring that stock is at the right shop, at the right time in the most cost and time efficient manner.This role will also be responsible for collecting stock from specific locations as requested and moving furniture within or across areas as required.This role is physically demanding and will require frequently lifting and moving heavy items of stock and furniture, often up and down stairs as premises dictate.Essential requirements* Full current driving licence * Able to carry and lift bags of stock up to 10kg'sYou will:* Be able to positively communicate with all customers, members of the public, work colleagues and volunteers * Attend meetings and training as required* Have a positive and flexible approach to your work * Be an advocate for Age UK* Occasionally you may be required to carry out long drives, stay overnight and work nationallyWhat we offer in return:* 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays* A generous pension - we will contribute up to 8%* Healthcare cashback scheme * Great shopping discounts and rewards (perfect for pay day!)* With over 250 stores you will be part of a team making a real difference to older people's livesAdditional InformationTo comply with UK legislation, we cannot accept applications from candidates under the age of 18 as the successful candidate will be required to work on their own in the shop without the aid of other staff.Is this the job for you? We know that men, of all backgrounds, and men and women from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds are currently under-represented in our workforce, and we want to change this! So, we are particularly keen to hear from applicants from these groups.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.
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