Technician (Mobility Aids)

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Mobility Aids Technician
Location: Warmley, Bristol BS30 8XJ
Hours: 35 per week
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £20,124 per annum

We have a Mobility Aids Technician position available within our Mobility Aids Service (MAS) based in Warmley.

Mobility Aids Technician is a warehouse-based role, working to ensure that all mobility aids are cleaned, serviced and repaired to an agreed national standard. There is also some driving involved, transporting stock between different British Red Cross sites.

A day in the life of a Mobility Aids Technician:

The Mobility Aids Technician works closely with the Logistics Manager to contribute to the smooth operation of the Equipment Distribution Service. They will provide 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 Mobility Aids Technician, you’ll need:

To be able to work as part of a team supporting each other.
To be able to self manage time and workload.
To be a confident and safe driver with van driving experience and knowledge of Bristol and surrounding area.
To be physically able to lift and carry loads up to 21kg (within the Health and Safety Manual Handling criteria).
To have some basic IT knowledge.
A full UK driving licence to drive manual transmission, held for a minimum of 2 years.

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Tuesday 6th June 2023 with interviews to follow.

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

Stable Working Pattern: Monday to Friday day shifts.
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.
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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