Croydon is going through lots of change; from its ongoing response to the pandemic to dealing with the impact of the council’s financial challenge and its renewal plans for the future. As an organisation the council is mapping out how best it can support its communities and what this means for its workforce in 2022 and beyond. This role is an opportunity to play a key role in delivering for Croydon and our partners.
Community Equipment Service is part of Croydon and provides a vital service to residents, enabling them to maintain their independence at home. Through commercial contract partnerships with other local authorities we enable over 100,000 deliveries a year of essential pieces of health and social care related equipment. We are proud of our track record in delivering innovative commercial solutions which provide cost savings to eight local authorities, enabling resources to go further.
We have an exciting vision for future growth in our business plan delivering year on year commercial growth for our business. Our key development areas include new commercial contracts with public sector organisations and the development of a nationwide retail equipment & services business.
About the Role
To work a shift type pattern as per the demand from our Partners, Driving ‘multi-drop’ or ‘bed’ vans. Delivering, setting up, informing about and collecting community equipment and independent living aids in vulnerable clients’ home environments, in accordance with manifests issued by the Company’s order process.
We are looking for someone with good communication skills and the ability to work flexibly. The work requires fitness to assist in daily tasks. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate customer-focussed service and/or people care experiences and working on client or stock database systems.
Closing date Sunday 26 March at 11:59pm
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Equal opportunities statement
Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Subject to business needs, we will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements and support hybrid working, whereby staff attend the workplace for part of their working week and work from home, or elsewhere, remotely for the rest of the time.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.
Croydon council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. The Successful candidate will be subject to a Enhanced Adults and Children DBS check.