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  • Reference: sr30072018
  • Type: Permanent
  • Category: Transport
  • Salary/Rate: £8.50 to £9.50 PH plus statutory reward and benefit package
  • Location: East Berkshire

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Van Driver - Catering Team Immediate start

Experienced Van Driver required for the timely delivery and collection of supplies, catering equipment including food to boarding houses and function venues for a leading educational establishment.

Our clients' catering department is a busy operation offering a food service to 1050 students, 600 staff and visitors which includes a residential lettings business, that operates outside of normal term time. As part of the General Services Department you will be responsible for delivering high quality food and customer service.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

To work as part of the logistics team delivering and collecting supplies and hardware to various locations across the site in a timely manner

To assist in the preparation of hot and cold beverages for delivery to sports events and other locations as required

To maintain the company vehicles both internally and externally, including completion of van checklists in line with Health and Safety

To act as banksman (male or female) when required and in line with Health and Safety and Manual Handling Regulations

To manually handle all waste to include recycling.

To understand and comply with statutory health, hygiene and safety & quality standards. This includes COSHH and HACCP ensuring tasks are carried out in accordance with policy and relevant law.

To maintain a high standard of dress and personal hygiene

To attend meetings and training sessions as required

To report any incidents of accident, fire, theft, loss or damage and take action as may be appropriate

To carry out any reasonable request from any member of the management team within the general scope and purpose of the job

The ideal candidate should possess:

Excellent spoken and written English, and a Good standard of literacy and numeracy.

Professional Qualifications including a Full clean driving license, driving experience, working with children, knowledge of Basic Health and Food Safety.  Banksman training, would be an advantage.

Working as part of a team, within a customer focused environment with an understanding of the importance of adhering to Health and Safety regulations. Good time management and an awareness of Safeguarding requirements and good practice within an educational setting is also desirable. The ability to perform well and remain professional whilst under pressure  is essential.

A  discreet professional person, who displays a smart and professional appearance, representing the establishment at all times in a practical and discreet manner and with a reasonable level of physical fitness.

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all staff and volunteers who share this commitment on site.

A full employment history and background check along with CRB checks and International security checks will be conducted, as well as the usual employer and character reference checks.

Application via MAS now with a cover letter, full CV and if available DBS/CRB check reports.