CES Driver/Technician

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Location
Dukinfield, Greater Manchester
Salary
salary 18,250 - 19,500 dep on exp
Posted
04 Nov 2016
Closes
02 Dec 2016
Ref
ces/duk
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

CES Driver/Technician  

Salary range is £18,250 – £19,500 dependent on experience

Dukinfield Service Centre, SK16

Full time

Job purpose:

To enable the Company to achieve the agreed contractual standard of service required by completing initial training in the workshopreconditioning community mobility equipment to gain essentialproduct  knowledge. On completion of initial training this will enable you to work out in the field delivering, collecting, repairing and servicing community mobility equipment. The expectation is that once fully trained the majority of jobs will be completed on a first time fix basis and you will be able to undertake out of hours responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:-

·Delivering and collecting community equipment to and from service user’s homes and NHS departments, ensuring at all times that the Company Infection Control Policy is followed.

·Servicing and repairing community mobility equipment in the fieldwith the aim of achieving a first time fix whenever possible.

·Undertaking out of hours responsibilities on a rota basis once fully trained.

·Ensure all paper work relating to each job is read carefully and completed with all the necessary information regarding parts used and action taken written onto the job card to enable the administration team to accurately update the data base.

·Ensure all tasks related to the hand held scanner are completed with care and accuracy on a daily basis.

·Ensure any PPE supplied for use in carrying out your duties is used as instructed.

·Observe all regulations covering the driving and use of the Company vehicle on the public highway and be aware of employee responsibility under the Health & Safety at Work Act.

·Keep the vehicle you use in a tidy state and ensure stocks of all necessary parts are replenished each day.

·ensure the vehicle safety check and the van check sheet are done each week

·Maintain a professional customer service attitude  and always use discretion when dealing with all service users and other agencies, always wear your uniform and identification badge, and ensure the uniform is kept clean and laundered at all times.

·Prioritise and organise your work load, referring to Line Manager as and when appropriate

·Be responsible for the maintenance and safe keeping of all tools and equipment provided by the Company as outlined in the Company handbook.

·Agree to undertake all training offered that is necessary to maintain the skills required for this role.

Skills and Qualifications

·Full UK driving licence

·Successful enhanced DBS check

·General workshop knowledge

·Basic mechanical knowledge

·Basic electrical knowledge including 12v/24v D.C. systems

·Able to move and handle loads and equipment safely

·Experience of face to face customer contact.

·Previous delivery driver experience

·An awareness and understanding of people with disabilities

·Flexible approach to working conditions and working environment change.

·Ability to use own initiative within set boundaries of the role.

·Ability to use a mobile phone to relay photographs

·Good written and verbal communication skills.

·Ability to relay clear instructions to clients.

·Awareness of hand held scanners.

Physical demands of the job

·Moving and handling of equipment and accessories following handling guidelines

·Standing at a bench to work

·Kneeling/crouching

·Working in confined workspace if the job necessitates (installing equipment in small toilet areas or bathrooms)

·Use of ramps and any other agreed moving equipment.

Most challenging/difficult part of the job

·Flexible working/responsive to changing priorities as set by Line Manager or Customer Service team

·Committing to being available for short notice overtime necessitated by emergency response requirements

·Responsibility of out of hour’s duties.