Hours: 37.5 hours/5 days per week (including weekends)
Harrogate District Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces.
We are currently looking for a Removals Driver to join our existing Retail team to undertake driving and collection duties for the group of Saint Michael’s shops. Ensuring that stock is safely transported including furniture, between shops, customer’s homes and other locations paying attention to health and safety at all times.
Other tasks include working with the appropriate Retail Manager on the arrangement of stock in the retail stores unit, basic maintenance on the retail vehicles, ensuring that they are road-worthy and clean inside and out at all times, testing of electrical items and completing minor repairs to furniture donated.
The post holder must possess excellent customer services skills and be confident liaising with customers ensuring they are informed of any delays or changes to collections/deliveries.
Due to insurance criteria for our vehicles candidates will need be over the age of 21 and have a full clean driving licence with experience of driving a 7.5 tonne tail lift vehicle. Good communication and interpersonal skills and knowledge of health and safety and safe lifting techniques.
As for all areas of the Hospice, it is essential to be able to work effectively as part of a team.
• Competitive rates of pay
• 35 days paid holiday per year
• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% & variable employee contribution
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Free DBS/CRB check
Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.
Please click Apply where you will be directed to our Recruitment Website.
For further information, please contact Helen/Alison in the HR Team at Saint Michael’s Hospice, Harrogate.
Completed applications to be received by 9am on 21st January 2020
Interviews will be held on 30th January 2020 at Crimple House, Hornbeam Park Avenue, Harrogate.