Bank Driver

Job Ref
BD31122024
Location
Hull
Function
Employed Staff
Salary
£10.76 per hour
Status
Flexible
Type
Casual
Hours
Bank - Ad-Hoc

More details

Job Title: Bank Driver
Hours: The hours of work are on an as and when required basis, to cover periods of sickness/annual leave. Availability of work on our Bank will obviously vary dependent on many factors. We must state that we are under no obligation to offer you work, and for legal reasons all work offered and accepted will be separate from the next. No mutuality of obligation shall subsist between engagements. Likewise, by joining our Bank you are under no obligation to accept work when it is offered to you.
Salary: £10.76 per hour

You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Are you a confident and experienced driver with good knowledge of Hull and the surrounding area? Do you want a rewarding job that makes a difference to local people? Do you want to work for an award-winning employer that’s been voted by staff to be one of the Top 10 Best Not-For-Profit’s to work for in the whole of the UK?

If the answer to the questions above is yes, then team Dove House is for you!

A little bit about us…..
Dove House Hospice are specialists in palliative care, which is the total care of patients whose illness is no longer curable and for whom the goal must be quality of life. The hospice supports patients and those who care about them to live every moment. It is our vision to provide a sustainable, comfortable and caring environment in which to offer exceptional person centred care.
All roles throughout the organisation contribute to making our vision a reality for those who rely on us to provide the care that is right for them, in the place of their choice.

If you are looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to make a real difference, we would love to hear from you.

About You:
• Ability to embody and live the hospice values: United we will be: positive, professional and passionate.
• Must hold a clean and full driving licence and be able to drive 3.5 ton luton vans.
• Able to work with minimum of supervision to a very high standard and on own initiative.
• Able to work as part of a team.
• Good knowledge of Hull and the surrounding area.
• Must be able to undertake regular manual handling operations.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Willing to attend training as required.
• Able to work flexible days.
• Excellent customer service skills.

Basic knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety at Work and knowledge of Trading Standards would be an advantage.

About the role:
• Safely drive and operate a 3.5-ton box luton van with tail lift.
• Operate a delivery and collection service for customers.
• Ensure that the vehicle under your control is in a roadworthy condition and that any damage or defects are reported immediately to the RDC Manager.
• Maintain a full driving licence and report any road traffic infringements to the RDC Manager.
• Undertake routine cleaning of the vehicle to ensure they are clean and tidy, both internally and externally at all times.
• Be responsible for safe delivery of goods and careful handling of property and premises belonging to both the Hospice and the general public.
• Carry out/assist in the careful and safe loading and unloading of items from the Dove House vehicles, using all available stock protection material/equipment, to minimise any damage or soiling to goods being transported.
• Supervise all staff or volunteers working alongside you in your vehicle.
• Maintain daily work records.
• Manage the security and safety of all stock/paperwork transported in your vehicle.

Dove House Hospice were proud to be awarded 2 stars by Best Companies for ‘outstanding’ levels of staff engagement for 2020 and were placed 10th in the Sunday Times Top 100 Not For Profit Awards 2020.

If you want to join a team that work together seamlessly to ensure the care never stops, have a look at the full job description and person specification and if this is the position for you apply NOW for this fantastic opportunity to be part of something amazing!