Courier Driver

Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals · Hull, Kingston upon Hull
Department Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals
Employment Type Bank Staff
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation £8.91

We are looking for a Courier Driver working in the Hull area on a zero hour contract on flexible hours. 

The main purpose of this courier driver role will be to contribute to the safe and timely movement and transportation of goods and equipment.

The role will require excellent communication skills with customers, colleagues and other stakeholders to maintain the highest standards. Using electronic and paper based forms of recording jobs and items delivered and collected, making sure that all courier jobs are carried out correctly and to scheduled times..

Possible working hours are between 06.00 - 22.30 Monday to Friday and 08:00 - 20:00 Saturdays and Sundays. Shift patterns will be discussed at the interview stage. 

The role may involve heavy lifting/manual handling of equipment and goods, using a tail lift and moving pallets.


The Main responsibilities are:

  • To carry out courier journeys to various locations and to agreed routes and timings.
  • To complete digital and manual documentation required by both legislation and organisational procedures.
  • To maintain regular contact with the operations office using a range of communication systems.
  • To ensure all items are kept safe and secure at all times.
  • To comply at all times with the Road Traffic Act while driving and other relevant legislation connected to the vehicle.
  • To act as customer contact at delivery points of service, and relay relevant information to the operations office
  • To complete vehicle checks prior to use, and to notify any defects to the Operations Office verbally and by recording on appropriate documentation.
  • To act in a polite and courteous manner to customers and road users at all times.

You MUST have held a Full UK Manual Driving Licence for a minimum of 12 months and have no more than 6 penalty points

 

We would like to hear from you if you can demonstrate:

  • The ability to work on own initiative.
  • Must be able to plan routes effectively.
  • Must be a good communicator.
  • Customer focused.

Skills and Abilities

  • Able to remain calm under pressure.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Good communicator.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be able to use a PDA (however training will be given)
  • Good/Clear handwriting.

ERS Medical, one of the UK’s largest independent healthcare service providers, offers a range of specialist patient transport and courier services to the NHS and wider healthcare sector across the UK.

 

Job Type: Zero Hours

Salary: £8.91 per hour 

Job Location: Hull

Required licence or certification:

  • Driving Licence held for 12 month

You will be required to complete a DBS Check. 

The above is not intended to provide an exhaustive list of duties, but it indicates the main areas of responsibility, and is subject to review and amendment in response to the changing needs of the business.


Disclaimer:

The government published on 4th August 2021 operational guidance for people working or deployed in care homes. This publication, for which all PTS staff fall under the remit of, outlines that staff working in or deployed to work in care home must not enter the care home unless they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This is a nationally published policy that the ERS Medical is required to adopt.

This will become a legal requirement from 11th November 2021, meaning that from this date PTS staff will only be permitted to enter a care home, once they have received full vaccination against COVID-19 and are a minimum of 8 weeks post their second vaccination. Entering care homes to assist patients to and from planned appointments is a fundamental part of the PTS role.

All applicants must therefore have received both COVID vaccinations at the point of submitting an application to ERS Medical and this requirement forms part of the conditions for any subsequent offer of employment. All successful applicants will be asked to evidence receipt of both COVID-19 vaccinations at interview.


(This will affect all health care workers with effect from the 1st April 2022)

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  • Location
    Hull, Kingston upon Hull
  • Department
    Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals
  • Employment Type
    Bank Staff
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    £8.91