Driver & Warehouse Operative

About the job

35 hours a week – worked flexibly including occasional evening and weekends.

£18,200 per annum (£10 per hour)

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work as part of the Retail and Distribution Team, responsible for the collection and delivery duties of furniture and sellable items to raise vital income for Willen Hospice and support the delivery of an efficient warehouse Operation.

Polite and professional in your manner, you will always act as an Ambassador for the Hospice, working with a colleague following a pre-planned route and travelling to households of members of the public, as well as shops in our retail portfolio. You will hold a valid driving licence and have previous experience of driving a van. You will need to be physically fit, with the ability to safely move and handle furniture, some of which will be heavy, as you frequently load and unload the van. Previous manual handling experience is desirable.

In return for your skills, you can expect generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays), free onsite parking, continued membership of the NHS pension scheme and enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision.

Due to restrictions within our insurance policy, we are only able to accept applications from applicants who are aged 25 years and over and have held a full UK driving licence for at least 2 years.

Please email your completed application form to hradmin@willen-hospice.org.uk

Closing date: Monday 4 October 2021

Interview date: TBC

 

In a typical year...
£9
our cost, per minute
11,000
phone calls to patients at home
600
fabulous volunteers
700
patients cared for at home
3,200
home visits
300
patients at the hospice
18,000
of cups of tea
290
counselling sessions
We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.