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Date Posted
January 11th 2022
Job ID
Leicester, LE18
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Driver Technician

My client is looking for someone to join their team of drivers delivering healthcare equipment to people's homes to improve their lives. 

This is a full time role, working 42.5 hours per week, on a 10 - 12 week temporary contract, 5 days from 6 (Mon - Sat) 

This is a delivery job that makes a difference. You're required to deliver, and install, items of healthcare equipment into people homes. Full training provided with state of the art technology systems to support you. 

They are looking for drivers who care about people and want to make a difference in their local community. 

This is a job where the focus is on the quality of care provided at each delivery. What you do, enables people to be cared for at home with some independence. It matters. 

They are looking for highly motivated individuals who can help us in our mission to improve people’s quality of life and independence every day. Their Driver Technicians are a pivotal part of the success of the service we provide. This is a fast-paced, challenging role which can make a real difference to people’s lives.

Duties of a Driver Technician

  • To collect, deliver and install a varied assortment of healthcare equipment to our service users.
  • To demonstrate when required the use and function of the equipment (as per induction training).
  • To follow a prescheduled route ensuring the smooth and timely delivery of our equipment.
  • Report or handle any queries, questions or issues during visits.
  • To log all activity on company provided scanners.
  • There will be a requirement to work on a rota basis to support out of hours’ activity, for which you will receive a one-off bonus payment plus overtime for all hours worked.

What they look for in a Driver Technician

  • To hold a current, valid driving licence. Experience in driving a company vehicle preferred. For insurance purposes you must have held a UK driving licence for at least 3 years.
  • Basic DIY skills and be physically fit as the role will involve lifting and carrying equipment.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety practices.
  • Excellent customer service skills, friendly and approachable as you will be dealing with members of the public, many of whom are elderly or vulnerable.
  • Good communication skill, resilience, flexibility and an empathetic nature.

As this role is working in regulated activity you would be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

In return they offer the following:

  • Full training and branded uniform
  • Regular shift patterns
  • Use of a company fleet vehicle for travel to and from work
  • Saturday work one in seven Saturdays (day off in the week)
  • On call rota - one in twelve weeks, with an Extra allowance of £15 per day, PLUS overtime for all hours worked if called out
  • Competitive salary and benefits, paid overtime and on call time
  • Excellent enhanced holiday of 33 days per year (inc banks) which increases with service up to 38 days per year (inc banks)
  • Pension scheme
  • Entitlement to Employee Assistance Programme and Bike to Work scheme
  • Access to exclusive employee discounts and savings
  • Role progression opportunities
  • A chance to work as part of a great team doing a rewarding job
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