Distribution Centre Assistant

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description

Our Distribution centre serves a multitude of stores across East and West Sussex and our retail operation is growing rapidly to support the Trust’s vision to provide the best possible care to those living with life limiting illnesses within our community.

The role of Distribution Centre Assistant is subject to a degree of flexibility, but will involve organising and sorting deliveries in the distribution centre as well as going out on the delivery/collection routes. There will be some heavy lifting and carrying involved as the successful candidate will be handling and moving deliveries including furniture and other donated items.

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Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a friendly individual with exceptional organisational skills, attention to detail and a positive can-do attitude, to help support our operations in a fun, faced paced environment where everyone (employee or volunteer) works as a team. Ideally, the successful candidate will have some previous experience of working in retail but this is not essential.

Health and safety is of paramount importance in this role and applicants will need the ability to follow instructions and be motivated to work on their own initiative as well as possess the physical ability to lift heavy and/or bulky items.

A full, clean driving licence to include at least Category B is desirable and the ability to co-drive when needed would be an advantage.

What do we provide?

Please note that offers of employment are subject to satisfactory results from pre-employment checks (right to work, references, Occupational Health, DVLA). If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact the recruiting manager Emily Cronin, Head of Trading, on ecronin@stpjhospice.org. If you need any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please contact us on hr@stpjhospice.org. We will shortlist and interview candidates as applications are received. Our people are our strength. We value diversity and inclusion so encourage applications from everyone, regardless of race, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age.

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Job Features

Job CategoryRetail
DepartmentRetail - Distribution Centre
SalaryBand 1 (£18,575 FTE)
Working hours37.5 hours per week
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications
Option to job shareYes

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