Are you looking for a job in Eastbourne, Hailsham or Lewes in East Sussex?

We have one new vacancy:

Van/Store Assistant Apprentice – Based at our Lewes store

Apprentice Details – The successful applicant will undertake an Intermediate NVQ Level 2 in Customer Service via Heathercroft Training Academy. Training will take place in the workplace.

Hours of work –  37½ hours a week over 5 days, Monday to Saturdays on a rota basis, between 9am and 5pm including a 30min meal break.  Some Sunday working may be required at times.

Contract type – One year fixed term apprentice agreement.

Start date – January 2018

Benefits – 20 days annual leave.  Free health insurance. Pension available.

Overall purpose of the role – The primary purpose of the job is to collect donations of furniture from the public and to deliver items which have been purchased in our stores.  The job includes the loading and unloading of the vans and then assisting with the safe delivery of items to customer’s homes.

The job is varied and at times we will need to post holder to take a flexible approach to the work, helping as and when required in the stores or other locations.

Main duties and responsibilities – 

·      Ensuring safe transportation and storage of goods at all times.

·      Loading and unloading vans.

·      Delivery and collection of items to and from customer’s houses or other locations.

·      Undertaking any manual handling as required.

·      Working as a team with other staff and volunteers.

·      To work efficiently and effectively to reduce costs.

·      Assist within the store area as required, including helping with the storage & display of furniture and assisting & serving customers.

·      Providing a high level of customer service at all times.

·      Ensure all Health and Safety procedures, including manual handling, vehicle safety and all other good practise is adhered to.

·      Attend training and staff meetings as required.

·      Be involved in occasional promotional activity.

·      Carry out any other reasonable tasks to develop and promote the work of the charity.

Essential requirements – 

·      Capable of heavy lifting where mechanical assistance is not possible.

·      Able to work on own initiative.

·      Excellent time-keeping.

·      Customer focussed.

·      Commitment to work as part of a team.

·      Awareness of health & safety.

·      Flexible approach to the work.

·      Reasonable standard of written and spoken English.

·      Reasonable level of numeracy.

·      Keen to undertake relevant NVQ training.

Download an Application Form or call us on 01323 887199 for more information.

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The Now! Charity

The Now! Charity Ltd. is working for your local community. All our activities are aimed at relieving localised poverty and social exclusion.
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Now! Charity
Unit 1, Phoenix Works,
North Street, Lewes
East Sussex, BN7 2PE

01273 487377

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