Drivers and Drivers Mate - For short notice work

East Sussex, Hove
£8 - £8.50 per hour
29 Jun 2018
27 Jul 2018
Katie Gibson
Contract Type
Full Time

Driver and Driver Mates - Available for short-notice work

Pier support a local, well-known charity with their search for drivers and drivers mates. This role involves heavy lifting and the moving of furniture from donors homes to the warehouse. You will need to be physically fit and able to lift items such as sofas and wardrobes.

This is a great role for someone who can be available at short notice and enjoys physical work on an ad-hoc basis. You may be asked to work at short notice, i.e. Same day or next day.

You will start and finish your day at the charities warehouse in Portslade, where there is free parking and easy access from public transport.

The role:

  • Driving a van (covered on standard UK Driving Licence) or acting as Drivers Mate (no driving required)
  • Removing of furniture from donor's homes and taking to warehouse for sorting
  • Moving of furniture from warehouse to shops around Sussex
  • Delivering furniture to the homes of customers
  • Heavy lifting and physically demanding role
  • Representing the charity when meeting with donors and customers
  • Providing a friendly, professional service

You will:

  • Ideally have experience within a similar role, although this is not a necessity
  • Hold a clean UK drivers licence - necessary for the role of Driver, ideal but not necessary for the role of Drivers Mate
  • Be physically fit. This is a physically demanding job and you will need to be able to spend extended time moving heavy furniture
  • Be reliable. Customers, donors, the retail side of the charity and your co-workers are all effected if you fail to attend work
  • Be professional, friendly and enthusiastic
  • Be customer focused

This role is available on an ad-hoc basis, Monday - Friday, 9-5. You may be booked into shifts in advance or called the day before/same day to work.

This role pays £8per hour for Drivers Mate and £8.50 per hour for Drivers.

If you have the correct experience, please apply online.

Pier Recruitment does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Pier Recruitment acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

If your application is successful a consultant will be in contact with you within the next 2 working days. If you do not hear within 7 days please call the office as we always wish to provide 100% customer service.