Driver Technician

British Red Cross

Driver Technician
Job Location: 10 Acres Hill Lane, Parkway Business Centre, Sheffield S9 4LR.
Hours: 21 per week
Salary: £20,124 based on 35 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent

Would you like to use your driving skills to make a difference to people’s lives?

We have a Driver Technician position available within our Mobility Aids Service (MAS) based in Sheffield.

As a Driver Technician, your time will be spent between working in the warehouse and out driving. You will be delivering, assembling, demonstrating and collecting equipment to and from both service user’s homes and establishments, ensuring standards of service as specified by the company are met and where possible exceeded. Many service users are near end of life, so kindness and compassion are traits desired for anyone within the role.

This is a great role if you have an appreciation of how rewarding it is to help some of society’s most vulnerable people.
The Driver Technician works closely with the Service Delivery Coordinator to contribute to the smooth operation of the Equipment Distribution Service. They provide support to other members of the department ensuring that the operation complies with, and where possible, exceeds customer expectations, contractual arrangements, service levels and overall company requirements whilst delivering target profitability.
To be a successful Driver Technician within Mobility Aids Service, you’ll need:

To be self-assured and able to build rapports with service users.
To be able to work as part of a team supporting members of the public ; be a people person.
To be a confident and safe driver with van driving experience and knowledge of Sheffield and surrounding area.
Driving experience as a multi-drop driver and dealing with the general public on a daily basis
To be physically able to lift and carry loads (within the Health and Safety Manual Handling criteria)
A full UK driving licence to drive manual transmission, held for a minimum of 2 years.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Tuesday 18th July 2023 with interviews to follow.

• Holidays: Up to 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays) + option to buy 5 extra days.
• Pension scheme: Up to 6% contributory pension.
• Flexible working: We do our best to accommodate your preferred work style.
• Learning & Development: Wide range of career opportunities + comprehensive learning.
• Discounts: Access to Blue Light Discount Card and employee benefits platform.
• Wellbeing Support: Access to mental health and wellbeing assistance.
• Team Working: Support our mission in a collaborative team.
• Cycle2Work: Lease a bicycle through the scheme.
• Season ticket loan: Interest-free loan for commuting expenses
At The British Red Cross, we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff and volunteers. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. We do this through regular data reporting, and the support of our internal Race and Equality Network (REEN), LGBT+ Network ,our Disability and Wellness Network (DAWN), Gender Network, Carers Network and Youth Network.
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