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VACANCY - Furniture Delivery Driver for Foundations Furniture Charity

Job Description 
To provide a collection and delivery service of furniture to households across Gateshead and surrounding areas. 

Hours: 14 hours per week (2 days – Mondays and Tuesdays). Overtime opportunities are available on other weekdays if desired.

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Key Responsibilities
-To be responsible for the collection and return of the vehicle to/from the depot each day.  
-To be responsible for the safety and road worthiness of the van, e.g. water, oil, petrol, tyres, lights etc. 
-To be responsible for volunteers whilst under your supervision
-To be responsible for the safe collection and delivery of all furniture
-To safely dispose of any unwanted items.
-To load and unload goods
-To operate criteria for collection and delivery of all furniture and to complete all relevant paperwork

Please note that the role is physically demanding, requiring safe lifting and handling of bulky items.

A basic driving test in our van will be carried out and you will receive in-house manual handling guidance.

Essential Requirements
-Good experience of driving in the Gateshead area
-Must have experience of driving a van of 3.5 tonnes or similar large vehicle of at least 3.5 tonnes 
-Full driving licence with no more than 3 points. 
-Able to communicating clearly and effectively both orally and in writing
-Able to work as part of a team whilst supervising the drivers mates. 

Desirable Requirements
-Knowledge of health and safety
-Knowledge of our charity
-English and Maths GCSE or equivalent
-Experience of driving a Luton Box van
-Manual Handling

Please submit a CV to vacancies@teamwork-dt.co.uk no later than midnight on Sunday 23rd September 2018.

May be subject to a DBS check. 

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