Driver Technician

British Red Cross
18 May 2018
08 Jun 2018
Contract Type

Driver Technician - Mobility Aids
Location: Warmley
Contract type: Permanent
17.5 hours per week (days to be agreed)
Salary: GBP 14,251 to GBP 15,366 per annum (pro rata)

About the role
Are you an experienced and confident driver?

We have a position available for a part time Driver Technician within our Mobility Aids Service (MAS)

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. In addition to equipment maintenance and delivery, the role will also require warehousing and record keeping duties.

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
We welcome applications from candidate who feel their skills, experience and knowledge match the attached Job description which includes:

  • 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
  • Full current driving licence with category C1
  • Knowledge of current legislation / good practice guidelines around driver, vehicle and road traffic operation
  • Van driving experience

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Thursday, 7th June 2018.
Interviews are planned to take place week commencing 18th June 2018 within our Warmley office.

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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