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Retail Van Driver, Helen & Douglas House

Helen & Douglas House
Post date
25 October 2018
Closing date
12 November 2018
OX11 8RQ
Band 2 (£15,790 - £18,611) pro rata per year depending on experience
37.5 hours per week
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The Role:

The purpose of this exciting, dynamic and customer focused role is to assess and collect donated furniture items from residential addresses as well as and deliver furniture to our valued customers. There may also be an occasional need to distribute stock amongst our network of charity shops within Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Wiltshire.

Who we are looking for:

This is a busy role and you will have daily interaction with staff and customers. The ideal candidate will have the following:

A full driving licence which is valid for you to drive in the UK.
Experience of van driving to multi-sites against tight schedules and completing corresponding paperwork
An exceptionally friendly and helpful manner with a focus on providing excellent customer service
The ability to recognise and deal sensitively with a range of different customers
Experience of the practical application of Health and Safety such as manual handling, risk assessments, safety checks of vehicles etc.
Able to work alternate Saturdays.
The Charity

Helen & Douglas House, based in Oxford, is the world’s first children’s hospice. We care for terminally ill babies, children, and their families at our hospice and at home. It is a special place that feels like home, where families can make the most of their time together and create happy memories during their children’s short lives. As a charity, we rely almost entirely on voluntary donations to support our work.

What Next?

The closing date for the vacancy is 9:00am on Monday 12th November 2018.

For further details please see the job description and if you have any questions please contact the Human Resources Team on 01865 794749 or by email at​

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