Warehouse Team Leader – Kiln Farm

About the role:

Part time – 30 hours per week, including weekends

£23,870 pro rata per annum, £19,096 actual annual

Due to expansion within our Warehouse, we are looking for a highly motivated Team Leader to support our Stock Control team at our Kiln Farm Distribution Centre, Milton Keynes.

Leading a professional, highly motivated and target driven team in ensuring operational flow and efficient handling of goods for timely dispatch to retail shops.  You will be responsible for accuracy of stock holding and integrity, meaning shops have great availability for customers and stock loss is minimised. You will value and motivate our amazing volunteers and encourage them in the role they undertake.

The successful candidate will have good organisational, communication and interpersonal skills as well as previous distribution experience and knowledge of stock control management and warehouse processes.

About the Warehouse:

Our Kiln Farm Warehouse, based in Milton Keynes, is the hub of our retail operation. Taking in a huge variety of new and donated goods including furniture, clothing, bric-a-brac and books; these are then sorted and dispatched to our customers, our shops, or recycled – all to raise vital income for Willen Hospice to provide care to our patients and their families.

In return for your skills and experience, you can expect:-

  • To join a supportive and caring team
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays)
  • Free onsite parking at the Hospice
  • Employer enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision
  • Ongoing commitment to education and professional development
  • Blue Light Card discounts (with membership)
  • Excellent on-site subsidised catering facilities
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme

About the Hospice:

Set in the tranquil grounds of Willen Lake, Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the Milton Keynes area. We offer 24 hour / seven days a week palliative care to people who have advanced disease, caring for people in our Inpatient Unit which accommodates 15 patients and the local community. Our person centred care is delivered with compassion and respect for people’s wishes. We have an expanding Therapeutic & Wellbeing service offering Psychological Wellbeing, Social Care, Physiotherapy, Occupational and Complementary Therapy.  Our dedicated Business Development teams and retail portfolio of shops raise vital funds to deliver this care.

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Closing date: 22 September 2023

Interview date: 29 September 2023

In a typical year...
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phone calls to patients at home
fabulous volunteers
patients cared for at home
home visits
patients at the hospice
of cups of tea
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.