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Driver

Location
Oxford
Salary
£12.36 Per Hour
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
31 May 2024
We're currently recruiting a dedicated Driver to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Universities on a full time basis, contracted to 37.5 hours per week.As a Driver, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
Could you bring your spark to Universities? Here's what you need to know before applying:Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Effectively participate in a team of drivers supplying a service to local health service premises. 
  • Observe all regulations governing the driving and use of vehicles on the public highway and to be aware of all employee responsibilities under Health & Safety at work legalisation.  
  • Undertake daily checks as are reasonable to ensure that the vehicle to be driven complies with legal requirements and is in good running order.  Report any defects or accidents, which may occur immediately.  
  • Maintain both the interior and exterior cleanliness of the vehicle at all times.  
  • Observe confidentiality in respect of Trust and patient information at all times.  
  • Undertake accurate and timely sorting of mail, collection and delivery of specimens, blood, pharmacy, food, CSSD and any other items required.  
  • Communicate caringly with terminally ill, physically handicapped and recently bereaved people in their own homes.  
  • Deliver, erect and install expensive and delicate equipment in patient's homes and demonstrate how to use, including bath hoists and medical devices.
  • Work to pre set schedules, understand and prioritise urgent requests for blood, drugs, medical records and any other items requested by the service users.  
  • Represent and promote the professional image of the Trust to service users and the public.  
Our ideal Driver will:
  • A full clean UK driving licence (provisional licence not accepted)
  • Passionate about customer care, with the ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and healthcare staff.  
  • Able to work under pressure, individually and as part of a team with a flexible approach to meet the needs of the business.  
  • Confident working in a hospital environment and aware at times you will meet patients that are particularly unwell or showing signs of distress.  
  • A can-do attitude, with a willingness to learn and go the extra mile for our customers.  
  • This position is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check; costs met by the employer.  
Part of Compass Group UK&I, Chartwells is the leading provider of catering and support services to the education sector. For over a quarter of a century Chartwells has been focusing on helping those in education to build strong bodies, sharp minds and lead long healthy lives. Every week, Chartwells serves millions of nutritious and delicious meals to pupils and students in primary and secondary schools, academies, independent schools, colleges and universities across the UK.Job Reference: com/3005/94372001/52469560/WJCompass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!
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