Area Driver

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Reference number: 47440

Title: Area Driver

Location: Newport

Salary: £10.77per hour

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Closing date: Thursday 26 May 2022

Interview date: Monday 30 May 2022

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

About the role

Sense are currently looking for someone to join our team as an Area Driver based in Newport, covering our shops in the area around Newport, Ebbw Vale, Barry, Neath, Cardigan, Aberystwyth, Worcester and Swindon.  This is a permanent role, working 22.5 hours per week.

The Area driver will be responsible for delivering New Goods stock to all shops in the area. Moving rotated stock bags and donations between shops on a set route. Collection and delivery of furniture to/from cusomers homes. Need to plan own time to ensure all tasks are completed on time and whole area is serviced as required and possibly manager a volunteer assistant on certain tasks. 

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, creative, have strong problem solving abilities, be a good communicator and positively committed to working in charity retail. They will have experience of providing excellent customer.

You must be able to work flexible hours to suit the role requirements.

A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement 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.

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.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates for interview; 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, job description and person specification (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

Please note to avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

No agency submissions please: any submissions without prior authorisation from the Sense Recruitment Team will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

If you require any further assistance, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or recruitment@sense.org.uk

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to a DBS check; level dependant on the nature of the role.

For this role we particularly welcome applications from candidates from underrepresented ethnic minority backgrounds and candidates with disabilities. Sense is committed to equality of opportunity, and to promoting and celebrating the diversity of staff, volunteers and the people we work with. Everyone's contribution is valued and we ensure they're given the opportunity to realise their potential. We welcome applications from talented people from all sections of the community who share our values and belief that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. For more information please visit:  https://www.sense.org.uk/about-us/equality-and-diversity/

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Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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