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Courier Driver (Non HGV)

Band 1

Main area
Non-Patient Transport
Band 1
Full-time 37.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
Exeter, EX2 5DW
£15,404-£15,671 per annum
05/03/2018 23:59

The Transport Department based at Heavitree Hospital is looking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team of HGV and Courier Drivers. We currently provide a high quality service to various NHS sites across the entire south west region on behalf of the Trust; candidates must be able to demonstrate HGV driving experience and good knowledge of the south west area as well as good basic Tachograph knowledge and a valid driver CPC The post holder’s responsibilities will include carrying out daily deliveries to a wide spread area covering the entire south west region as per Transport dept. schedules, sorting mail, maintaining security of all items conveyed, completion of non-scheduled deliveries as directed as well as carrying out daily vehicle checks & cleaning of vehicles as scheduled. Benefits include in-house child care scheme, car benefit scheme and cycle to work scheme. Enhancements are paid for unsocial hours/Public holidays, 27 days paid leave per annum upon start, progressing to 33 days paid leave per annum, NHS Pension scheme, full staff uniform provided. For further details please contact: Martin Hawkins Transport supervisor on 01392 405270 or Kevin Williams Transport supervisor on 01392 405271 Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness, Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity ***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.** DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kevin Williams 01392 405271

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Barrack Road
01392 403936 or 403758

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