Warehouse / Cleaning Operative

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Medequip Assistive Technology Limited
Knaresborough, Scarborough, Colburn, North Yorkshire
£15,000.00 /year
14 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Warehouse / Cleaning Operative

About Medequip: Medequip Assistive Technology Ltd is a dynamic and growing company which is part of a privately owned group. Medequip Assistive Technology Ltd supplies ‘Homecare Medical Equipment' into the community on behalf of NHS Trusts and Social Services.

The Role: To provide the highest levels of stock management to the Company standards within the service specification. To ensure that all aspects of the warehouse are maintained in a clean, orderly and efficient manner that complies with the company's health & safety policy. This role involves heavy lifting but full training will be provided.

Competency Key Performance Indicators

  • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal/external customers; delivers on promises; acts with customers in mind; maintains effective customer relationships.

  • Has the functional/technical knowledge and skills to perform the role at a high level

  • Uses logic and proven methodology to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; can see hidden problems; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at first answers

  • Relates well to all kinds of people; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even difficult situations

  • Can be counted on to achieve or exceed KPIs/objectives; consistently a top performer; steadfastly pushes self and others.

Key Duties:

  • Ensure that all paperwork, storage and stock counting are completed in line with the company and contract specification.

  • Ensure that all returned special items are processed, photographed and uploaded to the company database in a regular and timely fashion.

  • Follow the company goods receiving procedure and utilise the stores effectively - by ensuring appropriate areas are used to separate clean from soiled equipment and cleaned stock is returned to stores daily.

  • Participate in monthly stocktakes.

  • Have full working knowledge of all cleaning equipment, materials and agents and use cleaning equipment as directed by your line manager.

  • Follow the company's guidelines for dealing with scrap equipment disposal and to carefully follow the health and safety guidelines regarding the control of hazardous substances.

  • Occasionally support visits to clients homes and assist installation, delivery/collection of equipment.

  • Ensure correct scanner use at all times

  • Ensure a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance and general cleanliness to comply with statutory and Company regulations, wearing company uniform as specified.

  • To follow the company procedure and utilise the stores effectively - by ensuring appropriate areas are used to separate clean from soiled equipment and cleaned stock is returned to stores daily.

  • Ensure the timely flow of returned stock items through pre-cleaning, cleaning and workshop processes in line with Medequip protocols and procedures


  • Identify potential areas for operational savings within the ‘Medequip offer' to ensure the contract/ client has a competitive package and Medequip cost targets are met.

Internal Contacts:

  • Directors, Senior Managers, Account Managers, Business Development, Human Resources, Finance, QHSE, IT, Procurement, Fleet, Operations Management, all establishment staff.

External Contacts:

  • Current and prospective clients, service users, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, District Nurses and other Prescribers and customers.

  • Ensure that all work is completed with a commitment to equality and anti - discriminatory practice, as a minimum to standards required by legislation.


  • To be committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of all vulnerable persons in society.

Benefits include : After an initial period you will be eligible to participate in the following company benefits,

  • Company Bonus Scheme and Pension Scheme.

  • Life Insurance.

  • Private healthcare to include dental, optical and therapy treatments.

Other benefits include:

  • 29 Days annual leave including bank holidays, increasing by one day per year to 33 days

  • Overtime available.

  • Annual bonus of £1900.00.

  • Salary and bonus are reviewed yearly.

Please note all employees are required to complete a DBS check.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £15,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Warehouse: 1 year

Required licence or certification:

  • Able to commute to site


Locations: Knaresborough, Scarborough, Colburn

All applications and questions can be made by emailing north.yorks@medequip-uk.com