Salary: £8.00 per hour
Hours: 37.5 hours/5 days per week (including evenings and weekends)
Saint Michael’s is the local charity that exists to help people live with terminal illness and bereavement. One in three local people are affected by the work that we do.
We are currently looking for a Retail Driver/Maintenance Support to join our existing Retail team to undertake driving and collection duties and general maintenance to the running of Saint Michael’s shops.
Duties will include assisting the Logistics Manager in the initial viewing and pricing of a house clearance. Using product knowledge and awareness of the local area to ensure that the house clearance business meets and exceeds agreed targets. 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, completing minor repairs to furniture donated, planned maintenance, decorating and other repairs required by the shops.
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.
The ideal candidate will 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, safe lifting techniques and be able to undertake PAT testing or be willing to undertake training. As for all areas of the Hospice, it is essential to be able to work effectively as part of a team.
Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.
To apply please click Apply and you will be forwarded to our Recruitment Website.
Alternatively for further information, please contact Helen/Alison in the HR Team, Saint Michaels Hospice, on 01423 876086.
Completed applications to be received by 9am on Friday 1st June 2018.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 12th June 2018 at Crimple House, Hornbeam Park Avenue, Harrogate.