Stores Operative

British Red Cross

Stores Operative
37.5 hours per week
£21,255 per annum

Could you support our Community Equipment Service stores operation to run smoothly?

We have a vacancy for a full-time Stores Operative to support the Community Equipment Service (CES) team based in Nottingham.

Community Equipment Services (CES) is a social enterprise within British Red Cross which enters into commercial contracts with Local Authorities and the NHS to fulfil their statutory duty to supply eligible people with medical equipment which supports them to live independently in the community.

We provide equipment such as adjustable beds, pressure mattresses, bathing aids and walking frames to people who need them, generally after a medical referral to use this service.

A day in the life of a Stores Operative will involve:

Working as part of the Warehouse team, making sure that equipment is received, recorded, cleaned, maintained and picked ready for distribution as soon as possible, thereby contributing to the smooth operation of the Equipment Distribution Service.
Making sure that the stores housekeeping is maintained to the high standard required.
Providing support to other members of the department, ensuring that the operation complies with, and where possible, exceeds customer expectations, contractual arrangements, service levels and overall company requirements whilst delivering target profitability.

To be a successful Stores Operative, you’ll need:

To be a people person with the ability to work well within the team, supporting members of the public.
Good written and oral communication skills.
To be organised and be able to prioritise your workload.
A basic level of IT proficiency, with the ability to learn how to operate an online stock management system.
A good level of general fitness (able to lift and handle equipment weighing up to 21kg)

Previous experience of working in stores / warehousing environments would be an advantage.
You will be required to work 5 days out of 7, including alternate weekends, with a set day off each week.

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Monday 19th June 2023, with interviews to follow soon after.

In return for your commitment and expertise, you’ll get:

• Holidays – You’ll get 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays) and the option to buy an additional 5 days leave.

• Pension scheme– We offer up to 6% contributory pension.

• Flexible working – We will do what we can to make sure you work in a way that suits you

• Learning & Development Opportunities – We are one of the UK’s largest charities and have a wide range of career opportunities. We also provide comprehensive learning opportunities for staff to develop themselves.

• Discounts – You’ll have access to brilliant discounts through the Blue Light Discount Card and our own employee benefits platform.

• Wellbeing Support – Staff wellbeing is always priority. You’ll have access to mental health and wellbeing support.

• Team Working – You will be working as part of a team that is supporting our mission of helping people in crisis.

• Cycle2Work -The cycle to work scheme enables you to lease a bicycle.

• Season ticket loan – We offer an interest free loan to buy a season ticket for travel between home and work.

At The British Red Cross, we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff and volunteers. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. We do this through regular data reporting, and the support of our internal Race and Equality Network (REEN), LGBT+ Network, our Disability and Wellness Network (DAWN), Gender Network, Carers Network and Youth Network.

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