Delivery Driver SHAX

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Organisation information

Organisation
SHAX

Charity registered in Scotland SC042940

Website
http://www.shax.org.uk/
Twitter
https://twitter.com/shaxdg
Good HQ
@SHAX_A_Scottish_Charitable_Incorporated_Organisation

Aims & objectives

Aim: We provide practical help to people facing crisis through poverty and/or homelessness. SHAX provides essential furniture and household items to local people in crisis need. We do this especially for people moving from emergency accommodation to a new permanent tenancy, through a referral process from Support Agencies. We also provide volunteering and work placement opportunities. The organisation is established for charitable purposes only, and in particular, the objects are to work in partnership to: A) Provide relief of poverty of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage through provision of essential furniture and household goods to local people and families in need in transition from emergency accommodation to a permanent tenancy in Nithsdale and Dumfries and Galloway. B) Provide relief of poverty of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage through provision of support and essential furniture and household goods to local people and families residing in low income housing. C) Encourage and enable the continued development of better resourced more people-centred and collaborative local services to reduce homelessness and the impact of being homeless. D) To educate and promote the local community to have an informed understanding of homelessness locally. E) To encourage and enable the provision of quality volunteering and employability skills training, especially for longer-term unemployed people.
Job number
9902
Location
Dumfries
Time of attendance
Monday to Friday
No of references
1
Hours (per week)
25
Shifts/rota
9.40 to 4
Salary (£/hr)
£6.15 to £8.21 depending on age

Job description

Accountable to: The Social Enterprise Manager via the Sales & Warehouse Supervisor

Main working contacts: Other SHAX staff, our volunteers, customers and officers of partner agencies.

Main purpose of post: To undertake driving and warehouse duties as directed by the Sales & Warehouse Supervisor

Key Tasks:

1. To deliver sales and collect goods, planning the most fuel efficient routes

2. To work with delivery assistants/volunteers when on deliveries

3. To liaise with customers and those donating goods, ensuring we deliver excellent customer service

4. To undertake warehouse duties e.g. sort, clean and display stock deliveries

4. Any other duties commensurate to the post

Person specification

1. This job involves manual handling

2. Must have full driving licence (preferably clean)

3. Ability to communicate/liaise with a wide range of people including our staff, volunteers and members of the public

4. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail

Additional information

All jobs are subject to change from time to time and this job description will be reviewed regularly. Any training needs will be provided in house or by an accredited training provider

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership