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Box Scheme Delivery Driver and Box Packer

57-59 Club Garden Road, Sheffield S11 8BU

Posted: 07/01/2020

Deadline: 19/01/2020

Compensation: £8.22 per hour

Paid Part-time

Job description

Main Purpose of the role The main job role is packing produce boxes and delivering them to homes and businesses around Sheffield.

Position within Regather The post will be based at Regather in Sharrow, Sheffield. You will be working with other members of the Regather Box Scheme team and wider Regather Food projects. Working hours are: 12noon - 4pm (or until finish) on Tuesday 8:30am - 3pm (or until finish) on Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm (or until finish) on Thursday Total 19.5 hours per week

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receive deliveries from various suppliers
  • Pack boxes efficiently, with attention to detail, as part of the team
  • Drive Van to deliver boxes to various locations around Sheffield
  • Deliver boxes to customers, providing great customer service
  • Be an enthusiastic and committed ambassador for Regather and its key objectives
  • Working responsibly to maintain quality, efficiency and health and safety

Essential skills

  • Confident driving a long wheel based van and using a sat nav
  • Full, clean driving licence
  • Physically able to carry heavy objects
  • Good Attention to detail – making sure the produce packed is correct and of good quality
  • Friendliness and good customer service skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Desired skills & characteristics

  • Previous experience of multi-drop van delivery
  • Passion for Organic food and local, sustainable food systems
  • Knowledge of Sheffield streets
  • Interest in cooking
  • Interest in co-operative model for business
  • Willingness to develop job role with the potential of becoming more involved in the Regather co-operative

Pay rates and benefits The successful applicant will be paid £8.22 an hour and will be expected to work varying hours as needed. As a cooperative Regather has an equal rate of pay for all workers, you will have the opportunity to become a member and have input in how Regather is ran. You will have the option to opt into the Regather Pension scheme and will receive paid holiday of 5.6 weeks pro rata.

Application information

Please apply with a Covering Letter and CV to Rachel Boyce Email: Telephone: 0114 2731258.

Application Deadline: 19th January 2020. Start date: as soon as possible.

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About Regather

Regather helps communities to become more resilient by encouraging co-operative involvement in the Sheffield food system, so that money is retained in the local economy, land is more productive, food is better quality, health is improved and people have better awareness of and involvement with how the food system, from local to global, can be changed for the better.