Driver / Events Assistant

Posted 16 April by Optima Recruitment
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The purpose of this role is to drive our clients company van between the head office and event venues throughout the UK.

Hours of Work:

Hours may vary week-to-week according to the number of events. In the first instance, the company will provide a minimum of 20 hours per week averaged over the year. There will be 3 or 4 weeks a year (e.g. around Christmas) when there will be fewer events / hours; but also several weeks of the year when there will be much more than 35 hours.

Job Description:

  • This role involves regular work at weekends and overnight stays are required
  • Involvement in occasional extended events which require staff to work in support roles for several days at a time
  • Driving the company van to and from events throughout the UK (i.e. England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales)
  • Loading / unloading the van before and after events
  • Liaising with other members of to ensure that all necessary items are taken to an event
  • Setting up and dismantling medical screens and equipment
  • Being available for ad hoc requests including miscellaneous driving errands
  • Lifting and carrying as required
  • Cleaning the company van and carrying out vehicle checks before each journey

Person Specification:

  • Must have a full UK drivers license to be considered for this role
  • Must be educated to a minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths
  • Good communications skills - polite and professional
  • Good organisational skills
  • A 'can do’ attitude - willingness to help with tasks
  • Works well and remains calm under pressure

Additional Information:

  • Based in Leatherhead
  • £10.00 per hour
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • 20 days plus Bank Holidays pro rata

We appreciate the time you took to apply for this vacancy, however due to the high level of applications that we receive, we can only respond to successful candidates. In the meantime, please check out our website to read more about our company and privacy policy.

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