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Mission Christmas Van Driver

Department:
Charity
Brand:
Location:
Scotland

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:  Radioforthcharityjobs@bauermedia.co.uk

Closing Date for applications is Friday 20 September 2019