Driver

  • Job Reference: 472686646-2
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2022
  • Employer: UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS BRISTOL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
  • Location: City, Bristol
  • Salary: £18,546 to £19,918
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pa pro rata
  • Sector: Administration and Support, Air Transport, Airport Operations, Business Development & Account Management, Couriers, Delivery & Postal, Coxswains, Ships Masters & Deck Officers, Crane, Hoist & Lift Operators, Customer Service, Defence & Emergency Services, Executive & Management, Finance, Analysis & Reporting, Fleet Management, Forklift & Plant Drivers, Freight, Furniture & Cargo Services, Government & Public Sector, IT, Systems & Digital, Public Transport, Rail Drivers, Rail Transport, Road Transport, Training, Education & Instruction, Tram & Light Rail Services, Transport Planning, Modelling & Design, Truck and Heavy Vehicle Drivers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Driver
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Site: Bristol Royal Infirmary
Town: Bristol
Salary: £18,546 - £19,918 pa pro rata
Closing: 27/01/:59
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. The Trust has many and varied career opportunities for you to choose from.
UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award-winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact.
Job overview
Do you hold a driving full licence? Are you interested in helping staff and patients by supporting the movement of critical goods? Do you want to a career in an NHS Trust where Sustainability is at the forefront in everything we do?
If you answered yes to these three questions, we have the role for you. We're looking for Drivers to work full time (37.5 hours). The successful candidate will be required to drive Trust Vehicles between hospital sites.
Main duties of the job
On a day to day basis, duties may include:-
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Driving the delivery vehicles around Bristol and the surrounding areas ensuring a reliable delivery and collection of medical equipment
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Complete relevant checklists and other paperwork related to the role
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Work as part of a team to deliver a seamless Transport service
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Being responsible for maintaining daily vehicle check
The ideal candidate will:-
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Have outstanding record keeping skills
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Be a confident communicator
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Have a strong customer focus with all stakeholders
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Hold a full driving licence
The working pattern will be:-
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37.5 hours a week spread over four out of 7 days
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The post involves driving vehicles ranging from small vehicles to larger commercial vehicles.
The post holder will be required to have a flexible attitude towards working hours and must be able to demonstrate prior experience of vocational driving.
Person specification
Driving
Essential criteria
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Category B / Category C1 licence
Desirable criteria
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Drivers CPC
Knowledge/Experience
Essential criteria
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Previous experience of vocational driving
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Experience in making deliveries to a schedule
Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.
The Trust is committed to investing in and caring for all of our staff. We will support you in maintaining and improving your health and wellbeing, as well as your career development through management and training support - developing exceptional people for exceptional careers.
We hope that you will decide to join us and become part of this exciting journey, helping us to shape our future together.
Apply now