Driver/Warehouse operative

Company: Mare and Foal Sanctuary
Ref: Driver/Warehouse operative
Location: Honeysuckle Farm, Newton Abbot
Duration: Permanent subject to successful completion of probationary period.
Role: Driver/Warehouse operative
Prospects: £8.55 per hour

Our retail operation generates funds for our important work rescuing, rehoming and rehabilitating horses and ponies in need.

We are currently seeking to fill a post for a Driver / Warehouse Person based at our Newton Abbot site.

The role will entail delivering and collecting goods from our Charity shops and from private homes (as required) and working in our warehouse with donated goods; principally clothes, furniture and electrical items.

The ideal candidate will have the following core skills:

  • Hold at least a C1 driving licence to be able to drive up to 7.5 tonne vehicles
  • Be tidy and organised ensuring that stock is kept stored safely and in the appropriate area
  • Sufficiently competent to ensure good Health and Safety practice is observed at all times
  • Able to properly manage refuse and use the recycling centre when necessary
  • Fit enough to spend long periods working on their feet and lifting and carrying stock
  • Promoting the Sanctuary through courteous driving and observing speed limits at all times
  • Capacity to be flexible in terms of working hours / days as required by the role

This is a part time role of 15 hours per week.

The hours will be 7.00 to 15.30, to include an hour unpaid break.

Generally working days will be a weekend day and a week day on a rota basis

A flexible approach to these days will be required and is very important.

Please note that the role is subject to a DBS check.

Rate of pay is £8.55 per hour plus contributory pension scheme.

The closing date is 01.10.2019 although we would like to make an appointment as soon as possible and may bring that date forward if we have sufficient suitable applicants in the meantime.


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