Band 2 Freight Driver

Reference

FoKFD

Sector

Healthcare

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

Belfast

Contract Type

Permanent

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MPA Recruitment are working in partnership with their public sector client to recruit a Band 2 Freight Driver for a full time position in the Belfast area.

Main Duties/Responsibilities

Transport:

  • Deliver and collect materials including pharmacy, blood and other samples, furniture, laundry, waste, post, continence products, medical records etc.
  • Drive any vehicle allocated within the limits of your driving licence, in a careful, lawful manner with special regard for the goods being carried.
  • Schedule deliveries to ensure the most efficient use of resources.
  • Accurately complete and return all paperwork as required.
  • Ensure goods are secure during transit and delivery.
  • Ensure the vehicle is kept clean inside and out.
  • Carry out other goods delivery work as directed.

Customer Care:

  • Ensure deliveries are timely and that the focus of your work is on the customer and the delivery of a high quality service.
  • Report to a senior officer, untoward incidents, falls, complaints etc and ensure that accurate records are kept of such incidents.

Vehicle Maintenance:

  • Complete logbooks and other vehicle documentation as required.
  • Carry out daily routine checks and maintenance of your vehicle including fuel, oil, water, tyres etc.
  • Report defects in vehicles or any other equipment to the Maintenance Controller using the defect book provided.

General:

  • Ensure that all complaints are brought to the attention of the Transport Supervisor and assist in the thorough investigation of such complaints to ensure that appropriate, immediate action is taken.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy appearance wearing the uniform and protective clothing provided.
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety policies, reporting any accidents immediately they occur and complete the necessary documentation and assist with the investigation of such accidents.
  • Participate in any appropriate training considered necessary.
  • Develop one’s self within the job to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Carry out any other duties as required.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

1. Must be 18 years or over.

2. Must hold a UK drivers’ license with Category C1 with no restrictions.

3. (from September 2014) Must hold a valid Driver Certificate of Professional Competence Qualification Card. 4. Must have at least 6 months experience of carrying out goods deliveries.

DESIREABLE CRITERIA:

1. Hold a UK drivers’ license with Category D1 with no restrictions.

2. Driving knowledge of the Greater Belfast Area. 3. Experience of working as part of a team.

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Fiona O’Kane at MPA Recruitment on +44 (0)28 952 111 11 or send an up to date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.

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