Casual Retail Drivers

Organisation: St Oswald's Hospice

Salary: £11.44 per hour

Job Type: Casual (Hours to be worked between Monday to Saturday)

Reference: Casual Retail Drivers

Required to work occasional hours on an ad-hoc basis

While core hours are Monday – Saturday 8.00 – 4.00pm the role may include evenings and weekend shifts as needed.

We are looking to strengthen our bank of Casual Retail Drivers who work hours as and when required covering shifts we are unable to fill with our permanent staff due to holidays and sickness.

You will contribute to fundraising for St Oswald’s Hospice by collecting and distributing stock and undertaking house clearance operations within the North East area.  You will also assist with general maintenance duties within St Oswald’s retail outlets and at external events.

You must:

  • Hold a full UK driving licence and be aged over 21 years for insurance purposes.
  • Be able to work flexibly and have reasonable availability.
  • Have experience of driving in a professional capacity.
  • Excellent customer service skills and able to use own initiative.
  • Be physically fit as the role demands repeated moving and handling of large heavy items.

Next steps…

If this all sounds like you, then apply today. We’d absolutely LOVE to hear from you.

It’s easy to apply, just fill out our online application form and become one step closer to joining our team.

If you would like to download a detailed job description and person specification, please click here.

This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

You must have existing right to work in the UK for this role.

Watch ‘Our Story’ here to find out more about St Oswald’s Hospice.

Want to check out the benefits of working for St Oswald’s Hospice? Watch our short video or download a PDF here.

Want to find out more about why working in a Hospice could be the best job you’ve ever had?

Hospice UK have put together this short video which highlights many benefits of working in a Hospice by sharing the views of hospice professionals and what working in a hospice means to them. This video has been filmed with clinical care team members but we think it gives you a great idea what it’s like to work in a hospice in a non-clinical role too!

This vacancy has no closing date, applications will be reviewed as and when received, we reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time if a suitable candidate is found.


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Disability Confident Leader

St Oswald’s Hospice is committed to equity and diversity and is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from people of all ages, disability/non-disability, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexualities, transgender status, and cultural backgrounds.

We are a Disability Confident Leader and will offer interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

Please note in situations where we experience high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, we will endeavour to meet this commitment but may have to limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to the Disability Confident website.