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Furniture Centre Driver / Sales Assistant (Barnstaple)

30 hours per week, to be worked over four days a week, Thursday to Monday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.  Occasional Sunday working (approximately one in five) will be required.

This post will be primarily based at our Barnstaple Furniture Centre but may also include working from our Holsworthy Furniture Centre on occasion. Additional hours will be required to cover our other drivers during periods of absence.

The services we provide to our patients rely on the generosity of our donors and income generated, to which our hospice shops contributed in excess of £1m income last year.

To support this we are now seeking an enthusiastic, motivated individual to provide a first class distribution and collection service for our furniture stores and supporters homes across North Devon.  The successful applicant will be a team players, have excellent communication skills and a tactful and diplomatic approach.

Flexibility is essential as priorities can change very quickly, as is the ability to use judgement and initiative. This role will involve working closely with assigned volunteers and meeting members of the public.

The role involves driving a 3.5 ton Ford Transit van and moving and lifting large quantities of donated furniture and stock.  A driving licence with Category C1 and a good level of physical fitness is essential.  

For an informal discussion please contact Geoff Edwards, Barnstaple Furniture Centre Manager, on 01271 327827.

Closing date for applications is noon on Friday 28th June 2019.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 10th July 2019.

To apply for this position please download an application pack and return your completed application form to: or mark your application "Private and Confidential" and send it to Human Resources Department, North Devon Hospice, Deer Park, Newport, Barnstaple, EX32 0HU

If you have any questions, please contact Lucy in the Human Resources Department by emailing or call 01271 347221.

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