Bath, Bath and North East Somerset
£10 per hour
Part-time, Temporary
Job description

A Bit About Us

The Woodworks Project empowers people to find purpose in their lives, through woodworking and upholstery, in a safe and creative environment. We offer woodworking and upholstery workshops to people in Bath and surrounding areas, who need a little help back on their feet, whether from mental health challenges, physical health issues, learning difficulties or major life challenge. Our workshops give people the opportunity to make, restore and upholster furniture in a work-like environment, without the pressure of deadlines. They are trained to produce furniture of a high-quality, which is then sold in our shop. 


To keep our workshops running, our retail shop, fundraising team and volunteers raise the much needed funds. 


If you want to be a part of a growing charity and to play a part in helping others whilst working for a fantastic organisation, then read on!


Hours: 7-14 hours per week (flexible)

Salary: £10 per hour

Contract: Temporary (3 months)

Location: The role will be based from Bath, but include travel across Bath and surrounding areas

Start Date: Immediate


Learn About the Role:

We are looking for drivers, who will be responsible for the collection and delivery of furniture to private houses as well as commercial premises. This will include multiple drops and collections throughout the day. You will be trained to assess the donated goods for quality and assist in the shop / workshop, when not required to drive. You will also be trained to document and photograph stock. This role will involve an extensive amount of manual handling.  


What You Will Bring:

Our best people are strongly aligned to our values, which include: Respect, Responsibility and Collaboration. These are at the heart of everything we do. Ideally, you will have had some experience working in delivery driving. Experience in the retail or charity sector would be beneficial to give you an initial understanding of the sector we operate in. Some experience and knowledge of woodworking or upholstery, and furniture (antique and contemporary) would also be beneficial, but not essential. If you have a passion for delivering exceptional customer service and an eye for detail, we want to hear from you. 


Essential Criteria:

  • Full driving licence and previous experience as a van driver

  • Understanding of geographical working area (Bath and surrounding areas)

  • Ability to prioritise tasks

  • Ability to plan, and organise your own workload

  • Accurate, conscientious and self-motivated

  • Ability to use initiative and make decisions

  • Good communication and customer service skills

  • Knowledge of manual handling techniques

More about The Woodworks Project
The Woodworks Project

The Woodworks Project runs Furniture and Upholstery workshop projects from our professionally equipped workshops. The projects are designed to ... Read more

Posted on: 09 February 2020
Closed date: 29 February 2020
Job ref: TWP-002
Tags: Retail, Vocational/Services

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