Driver Technician

Location
Telford
Salary
£13650 per annum
Posted
11 Sep 2017
Closes
18 Sep 2017
Ref
REQ0000015FH
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Driver Technician
Location: Telford
Contract type: Permanent
35 hours per week
Salary: GBP 13,650 per annum

About the role
The Driver technician is responsible for ensuring that equipment is cleaned and maintained to agreed standards and for delivery of equipment between the hub and the local spokes.

Provision of a logistics operation to transfer equipment between the hub and spokes and to clean and maintain equipment to national standards.

About the team
The British Red Cross Mobility Aids Service (MAS) offers the loan of wheelchairs and other mobility items to any individual on a short term basis.

Our aim is to ensure that during a period of personal crisis everyone is able to access an item of equipment they may need, no matter whoever or wherever they are. This service is operated at no cost to the individual.

About the person

  • Computer literate with ability to work with online stock management system.
  • Confident and safe driver
  • Good inter-personal and communication skills
  • Ability to lift and handle equipment weighing up to 21 kg
  • Knowledge of basic vehicle maintenance/ requirements
  • Full current driving licence with category C1
  • Van driving experience
  • Experience of completing administration paperwork



Closing date for applications is 23:59, Thursday 21st September, with interviews to follow.

About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.

We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Childcare vouchers


The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes PVG/DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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Refusing to ignore people in crisis