Warehouse Operative

£18,575.94 per annum pro rata

27.5 hours per week

St Michael’s Hospice Retail Company is responsible for the operation of the chain of St Michael’s Hospice charity shops and its Donation Centre. We have an exciting opportunity for a part Warehouse Operative. You will support the Warehouse Supervisor in organising and supervising the volunteers in sorting of donations and delivering stock to our shops and large items to our customers. An understanding of warehouse processes and Health & Safety are desirable as is experience of driving vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes as part of your duties will include providing cover for our Retail Assistants according to business needs.

You will work with a diverse range of colleagues so will need to have good communication and organisational skills in addition to demonstrating high levels of customer service to our donors, volunteers and staff. On occasion you may have to work on your own and therefore need a high level of self-motivation. You need to be flexible to cover holidays, sickness, changing business needs, there may be some evening and weekend work to support retail events for which you will receive time off in lieu.

We, in return, offer the opportunity for you make a real difference to this local charity and join our organisation during an exciting time.

This position is based at our Donation Centre, where there is a free car park.

At St Michael’s Hospice we offer a friendly, team orientated work environment – a good pension scheme with the option to continue any existing NHS pension scheme membership, an Employee Assistance Programme, Benenden Healthcare, up to 29 days annual leave plus bank holidays, subsidised employee meals and free refreshments, free parking, supportive supervision and a proactive Education Department to support with your development. To apply for this position, please complete an application form. Please note CVs will not be accepted, unless candidates are unable to complete the application form due to a disability, in which case please contact the HR team.

It is a requirement for hospice employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, if you are working in a patient facing role, unless you have a medical exemption or are under 18. Before you start employment with the Hospice you will be asked to provide documentary evidence of your vaccinations or medical exemption.

Please contact Steven Murray, Distributions and Logistics Manager, for an informal chat about the role.

Contact no: 075660284558

Contact email: smurray@stmichaelshospice.com

Please add closing date: 21st June 2022 (midday)

Interview date: 29th June 2022