Area Van Assistant (Driver Essential)

Reference number: 43012

Title: Area Van Assistant (Driver Essential)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Location: Spalding

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 16 December 2018

Salary: £15,499 per annum (pro rata) - £7.95 per hour

Interview date: Wednesday 2 January 2019

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense is currently recruiting for an Area Van Assistant to work 37.5 hours per week in Spalding on a permanent contract.

The role of the Area Van Assistant is to support and assist the shop van driver in all aspects of collection and delivery of furniture/stock.

A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role.

About you 

You must have the physical ability to lift and carry stock and furniture. 

The ideal candidate will possess good customer service skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines. Delivery experience is essential for this role.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Marina Verlander via

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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