Labourer/Driver

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Labourer/Driver
ATHERSTONE, Warwickshire
Contract / Temporary

N Warwickshire 5248458

Posted: 3rd May 2024 08:54
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £12.42 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:00

  • This opening assignment is for 4-5 months

  • ATHERSTONE, Warwickshire,

    CV9 3AH

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Labourer/Driver

Reference no: N Warwickshire 5248458

Pay rate: Up to £12.42 per hour PAYE depending on experience

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:00

This opening assignment is for 4-5 months   

City: ATHERSTONE, Warwickshire

A Labourer/Driver is required to work in the busy in-house Direct Works Team. This team is a response repairs team who undertake repair works to domestic properties.  To drive, deliver materials, clear properties and support tradesmen with specific jobs.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for taking allocated materials /plant delivery’s/collections to site either on responsive /void works or planned maintenance repairs. Provide general labour either on your own or by working with a tradesman.
  • Maintain effective communication with the Supervisory/ Administration and management staff passing on information, concerns and problems with regard to any jobs.
  • Attend pre-arranged responsive appointments. Work flexibly to enable repairs to be carried out at reasonable times to suite of the customer.
  • Be courteous and act in a professional manner when dealing with tenants and the public and to act in a manner appropriate to that of a representative of the Authority.
  • Provide a presentable and professional image whilst undertaking duties including wearing clean corporate work wear and keeping allocated vehicle clean and tidy both externally and internally.
  • Be responsible for any allocated vehicle, plant, tools and equipment. To identify defects and report any maintenance/ repair issues to the administration office.
  • Maintain a level of responsibility and duty of care towards your own health & safety and that of your colleagues, tenants and members of the public. To be aware of any risks and dangers and where appropriate inform your supervisor / manager or take action on your own initiative to reduce that risk. Always work to the safe working practice as outlined in the Health and Safety Policy.
  • Work unsupervised and exhibit responsibility for the completion of tasks, acting on own initiative when faced with minor problems.

 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles.


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Qualifications:

  • Current driving licence, able to drive a manual gear box lorry.

 

Experience:

  • Experience in driving a manual gear box lorry.
  • Understanding of Housing maintenance needs and issues, or the building maintenance environment.
  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.

 

Skills & Abilities:

  • A positive attitude.
  • Must be fit to lift and carry and work at heights as required.
  • Able to assess risks and take steps to avoid or reduce.
  • Able to plan and organise workloads to meet deadlines that can be unpredictable and cause conflicting demands.
  • Able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Able to communicate clearly, concisely and courteously with other staff, customers and the public.
  • Good customer services skills and experience of working in front line customer service.
  • Literate and numerate.
  • Prepared to vary working hours to suit Depot or Main Office requirements.

 

***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.

Full Driving licence, access to a vehicle or access to means of mobility support.

 

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Job Ref: N Warwickshire 5248458
Labourer/Driver
Client Category: Local Authority

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