Working for Cornwall Hospice Care means you are directly contributing to the high quality care and support we provide for people living with a terminal illness. It costs over £5 million to provide the specialist care we offer to our in and out patients and we raise the vast majority via the support of people in Cornwall who leave us legacies, support fundraising events, play our lottery and visit our 26 retail stores.
Our Processing and Distribution assistants play a key role in ensuring our retail stores are stocked with great products to sell, which enables us to offer beds in our Hospice for people when they need it.
Working as part of a team you will you will be helping to determine what we sell in our stores and what we can recycle. The vast majority of your day will involve travelling between our stores, donation centres and residential or commercial addresses to pick-up large donated goods. You’ll travel our beautiful County, delivering and collecting stock, which may include heavy items of furniture.
When in our donation centres, you’ll work with customers to maximise our Gift Aid income opportunity. You will also be responsible for the sorting of donated goods and stock.
The primary work base is our Daniels Lane Donation Centre, however you will spend most of your days travelling throughout Cornwall visiting our stores and Donation Centres. You will have access to a company vehicle, therefore must hold a clean and current Drivers Licence. In addition to the salary, a car allowance of £1000 per annum is payable to recognise the requirement for you to work from alternative work locations.
This is a full-time permanent position, working a total of 37.5 hours per week. The working days will be days/hours/as per a Rota and will include regular weekend work.
Working for us
We offer you the opportunity to join a team and organisation aspiring to deliver the highest possible quality care and support to our patients and their families.
• A generous annual leave program of 36 days, which includes bank holidays.
• An employee Pension scheme, with the option for employees to increase their pension contributions, and match this up to a maximum of 5%.
• Free on-site parking at our Donation Centres, for employees working at these locations.
• Free 24/7 access to employee assistance programme.
• Access to a wide range of training programs, to support continuous professional development.
Closing date: 17 December 2021