Retail Van Driver -Somerset/Hampshire/Dorset
Retail Van Driver
Hours: 35 hours p/w, including weekends
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Total salary GBP 13,650 per annum
About the role
We are looking for a van driver to manage the deliveries, collections, door-to-door collections and stock transfers for the Red Cross shops in the Somerset, Hampshire, Dorset and nearby counties.
In this hands-on role, you will be an integral part of the area shop team by helping to develop and grow stock generation contacts, seizing local opportunities and promoting the Red Cross as the charity of choice for stock donations.
Please note that a full current driving licence is essential.
About the organisation
We are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We enable vulnerable people at home and overseas to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help people recover and move on with their lives
About the team
The Retail Department, which forms part of the Fundraising Division, operates around 320 Red Cross charity shops throughout the UK and has a complement of over 6,500 volunteers and 700 paid staff and a turnover in excess of GBP 28m per annum.
You will work closely with the Shop Manager, shop staff and volunteers, acting as the first point of contact for shops in relation to matters of stock generation, stock transfer, collection and disposal.
About the person
We are keen to hear from candidates who can demonstrate the following skills and experience:
- Possess a full current driving licence, with knowledge of current legislation and good practice guidelines in relation to driver, vehicle and road traffic operation.
- Van driving and delivery experience
- Excellent customer care skills
- Demonstrable experience of basic vehicle maintenance
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.
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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