Harlow, Essex
Up to £14942 per annum
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Driver Technician - Mobility Aids
Location: Based in Harlow
Part time 28 hours per week (4 days, may include some evening and weekend work)
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: GBP 14,942 per year, pro rata

Would you like to use your driving skills to make a difference to people's lives?

We have a Driver Technician position available within our Mobility Aids Service (MAS) based in Harlow.

The Driver technicians are responsible for ensuring that Mobility Aids equipment is cleaned, maintained delivered between the hub and the local spoke offices. This equipment is vital and makes an enormous difference to the lives of our service users.

This role will be based from the Harlow hub, but will cover Essex, parts of London, East Anglia, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire.

Meet the team

The British Red Cross Mobility Aids Service (MAS) offers the loan of wheelchairs and other mobility items to any individual on a short-term basis.

Our aim is to ensure that during a period of personal crisis everyone can access an item of equipment they may need, no matter whoever or wherever they are.

You should be


  • A computer literate with ability to learn how to operate an online stock management system

  • Confident and safe driver with van driving experience and knowledge of East Anglia, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire and surrounding area

  • Have a good level of general fitness, (you can lift and handle equipment weighing up to 21kg)

  • It is a lively, fast paced office and you're a people person, able to work as part of a team supporting members of the public







Closing date for applications is (23:59) on Sunday 21th of July 2019, with interview schedule on 31st July 2019.



We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:



  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) pro rata

  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave

  • Up to 6% contributory pension

  • Flexible working policy




A little bit more about us

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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Posted on: 02 July 2019
Closed date: 22 July 2019
Job ref: REQ0000026AX
Tags: Social Work, Care Management