Driver Technician

British Red Cross
10 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Driver Technician - Mobility AidsLocation: CrawleyContract type: Permanent35 hours per weekSalary: GBP14,942 per annum Are you an experienced and confident driver who can provide good customer service?We have a position available for a Driver Technician within our Mobility Aids Service (MAS) in Crawley.Reporting to the Senior Driver, you will be responsible for ensuring that Mobility Aids equipment is cleaned, maintained and delivered between a central warehouse and the regional outlets. This equipment is vital and makes an enormous difference to the lives of our service users. Meet the teamThe British Red Cross Mobility Aids Service (MAS) offers the loan of wheelchairs and other mobility items to any individual on a short term basis.Our aim is to ensure that during a period of personal crisis everyone is able to access an item of equipment they may need, no matter whoever or wherever they are. This role might be for you if...You're a confident and safe driver, preferably with van driving experience and knowledge of Crawley and the surrounding areaYou're a people person with good customer service and communication skills You have a good level of general fitness, (you can lift and handle equipment weighing up to 21kg)You've got good general IT skills with ability to work with online stock management system Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Thursday the 23rd May 2019. Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 27th May 2019. We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leaveUp to 6% contributory pensionFlexible working policyA little bit more about us...The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.At the British Red Cross, we're looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).Follow us on and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies.Connecting human kindness with human crisis

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