Ossett, West Yorkshire
£17,350 - £18,743 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

About the Role

We are looking for a Logistics Operative to join our friendly, fast-paced Logistics team at St John Ambulance. Based at our Ossett office, the role is available on a full-time basis working 8:00am to 4:00pm and is available for an immediate start. Excellent attention to detail and a Full UK Driving Licence are essential for this role and, due to the nature of the organisation, the ideal candidate will have the ability to work flexibly.

Supporting our medicine supply function, this is a varied and exciting role in which you will play an important part in the overall day-to-day activity carried out by the Logistics function and work in partnership with a diverse group of volunteers and employees. As a Logistics Operative you will be responsible for the recovery, assessment, recording, picking & packing, storing, dispatching and transportation of St John Ambulance assets and consumables, in line with processes and policies. You will also support the process of disposing of unserviceable items in a safe and legal manner.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the building of medicine packs for first aid services, ambulance operations and community projects
  • Use of computerised systems and national processes to control stock levels and ensure items are dispatched in a timely manner
  • Ensuring that the medicine store is appropriately stocked and cleaned and all necessary records are accurate and up-to-date
  • Support employees and volunteers nationally to facilitate service delivery and safe working practice
  • Assist in the reporting of statistics and compliance as required

Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)

About You

To be successful in this role you will have excellent attention to detail and have experience of working within a team, as well as the ability to work on your own initiative. Ideally you will have experience of working in a logistics environment. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to problem solve. You will also understand the importance of excellent customer service and working with service level targets.

About Us

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.

Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat and the communities we serve.

We are a team of 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid.

You will receive:

  • Competitive salary & pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing portal - access to financial, health and wellbeing support and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts – you’ll have access to Blue Light and NHS Discounts as well as discounts on mobile phones, gym memberships, cinema tickets, restaurants, holidays and shopping.

Interview Date: 14/12/2021

We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role.


We are committed to increasing the diversity of our team and making sure we best reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, so are particularly interested in applications from women, trans and non-binary people, as well as those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and those with different accessibility needs.

Please note: St John does not accept speculative CVs and will only review CVs sent in application for an advertised vacancy.

Recruitment Agencies: We are not utilising the services of recruitment agencies for this vacancy and will accept direct applications only. Any speculative CVs submitted without invitation will not be considered

More about St John Ambulance

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Posted on: 26 November 2021
Closed date: 06 December 2021
Job ref: 150369CHJ
Tags: Operations