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  • Location:

    Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

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  • Salary:

    £19000 - £24000 per annum + + benefits

  • Contact:

    Zoe Setterfield

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Driver and Decontamination Technician

Fixed term contract role until end of Sept with a view of going permanent.

Salary of £19,000pa (will be prorated down) + paid on call rota (£4,420pa) = £23,420 per annum + paid overtime, company bonus, auto-enrolment pension, rewards/commercial discounts, and 22-27 days annual leave (increasing with length of service).

Daily reporting to the Service Centre in Gateshead with travel in and around the Gateshead area and occasional travel to North Yorkshire etc.

The Company

An independent UK manufacturer of specialist patient beds and pressure care mattresses used within the medical field, predominantly hospitals. With over 28 service centres UK wide, this well established and growing organisation can offer job security and stability with opportunities for training ,development and progression.

The Role

As a Driver Technician your role will be two fold;

  1. to deliver and collect medical beds and mattresses to and from hospitals in and around the Gateshead and North Yorkshire areas, and your service centre

  2. decontaminating and PAT testing the products (training will be provided).

The above duties will function on a weekly rotational basis whereby one week you will be working in a driver capacity delivering/collecting the products to and from customer sites (with the use of a shared vehicle) and another week based at the service centre in a decontamination and PAT testing the products.

Prior experience in this job role or sector is NOT required - training is on offer.

  • Key responsibilities include;

  • Deliver and install clean and ready for use products to customers

  • Complete & record electrical safety testing carried out on products

  • Provide demonstration and basic training to caregivers Deliver timely and appropriate service to customers

  • Maintain an inventory of products and spare parts

  • Order spare parts, single-use goods and management of samples

  • Take good care of company tools and test equipment

  • Actively participate in training, ensure that you seek clarity where unsure.

Nb. This is a fixed term contract, initially running from now until end of September with a view to going permanent thereafter.

What is on offer?

  • £19,000pa salary for a 37.5hr week

  • Paid on-call (1 in 2 weeks) paid at £170/week plus x1.5

  • Use of shared vehicle on the week where you are delivering/collecting products

  • Paid Overtime

  • Company bonus - 4% (discretionary)

  • Internal rewards and recognition schemes

  • Commercial / high street discounts

  • Training and progression

What is required to apply?

  • Prior experience in a field-based or driving role

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • A full, manual UK driving licence

Click the APPLY NOW button to being your application. Should you be suitable a CBSbutler representative will be in touch.