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Mission Christmas Van Driver


Delivery Driver Skills and Qualifications:


  • Full clean UK driving licence with permissions to drive a van.


  • Previous driving at work/van experience


  • No previous driving disqualifications.


  • A Disclosure Barring Service check will be carried out by Cash for Kids.


  • Great knowledge of the Edinburgh, Lothians, Fife and Falkirk region. You will be required to drive across this area.


  • Courteous with good customer service and communication skills.


  • Organisational skills and being able to prioritise collections where necessary.


  • Good personality, friendly, approachable, patient, pleasant and enthusiastic.


  • Ability to handle fragile packages and parcels with care.


  • Ability to work under pressure.


  • Ability to work as part of a team.


  • Ability to drive long distances and sit for long periods of time.


  • Physically fit.


  • Trustworthy


  • Digital skills – for example, be able to use google maps or equivalent


  • Able to meet deadlines.


  • Be able to adapt to needs of business





  Delivery Driver Job Duties:


  • Driving a branded van across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and Falkirk.


  • Following a planned route for collections and representing Cash for Kids when collecting.


  • Driver must adhere to the UK Highway Code and drive in a professional manner.


  • Volunteers may accompany the driver in the van.


  • Be presentable and able to take photos on arrival for use on Cash for Kids Social Media at locations to feed back to the Charity Manager


  • Ensure gifts are collected and delivered back to HQ promptly.


  • Assist with any manual handling, the job will require lifting of bags etc.


  • May have to lift heavy products or parcels.


  • Drives safely and follow all laws and rules of driving to maintain a safe and healthy work environment.


  • Keeps company vehicle clean and ensure it is well-maintained, has fuel, oil and is ready to drive.


  • Follows pre-planned route accurately without deviation from set course.


  • Maintains communication with management to be informed of any change of collections, route or schedule.


  • Informs management of any obstructions to making safe, efficient deliveries on time.


  • May from time to time be asked to support with tasks within warehouse.

How to apply

Please email covering letter and CV to:

Closing Date for applications is Friday 20 September 2019