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Van Driver/Stock Collector (Job Ref CES-2123266)

Contract Type Community Employment
Contract Duration 12 months
Job Location Cherry Orchard, Dublin 10
Job description: 

About Age Action

Age Action is Ireland’s leading advocacy organisation for older people. Age Action works to ensure that older people’s voices are heard at the highest level of Government and that the lived experience of older people informs policy responses to their needs.

Age Action supports and advocates for equality and human rights for all older people.

Everything we do is based on a recognition of the diversity of identity and situation among older people and a concern for equality for all older people. In addressing ageing, our work includes a concern to influence perspectives on and responses to ageing. This pursuit of equality and human rights is underpinned by our work to promote ageing in place, life‐long learning, and health and wellbeing for older people, empowering them to live as active citizens.

Our work is driven by an organisation that is professional in its operations and lives out its values of dignity, participation, diversity, social justice, and professionalism.

Charity Stores/Stock Delivery & Collection Service

The role of the Charity Stores team is to generate independent funding for the core activities fo the organisation. Currently there are seven stores, a showroom and a stock collection and delivery service. The Head of Retail has overall responsibility for the charity stores and stock collection and delivery service.

Post:                          Assistant Van Driver/Stock Collection/Delivery

Department:              Charity Stores

Responsible to:         Logistics Manager

Hours of Work:         19.5 hours per week

Competencies:          Willingness to learn, however full clean drivers licence is essential. Experience in customer service would be an advantage.

The main duties and responsibilities are to assist in the following areas:

  • To assist with the management of the day to day operations of the stock delivery and collection service
  • To comply with the Company Vehicle Handbook
  • To act in a responsible manner when dealing with clients and in the possession of any charity vehicle or equipment
  • To work with a team of drivers/stock collectors/CRM operators on a daily basis.
  • To collect donated stock
  • To deliver stock purchased through the stores
  • To assist with the handling of customer queries
  • To assist in the effective distribution of stock to other Age Action stores and warehouse
  • To ensure compliance with health and safety
  • To ensure compliance with all Age Action’s policies and procedures
  • To maintain a flexible approach to all aspects of the job
  • To attend meetings and training courses when necessary
  • Carry out all reasonable requests of the Stock Manager
How to Apply: 

To apply for C.E. vacancies please contact your local DSP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for any vacancy. Find details of your local employment office here.

Please contact your local DSP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for this vacancy. Job Reference Number CES-2123266 will be required. Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over . Applicants must also be in receipt of an Irish social welfare payment for 1 year or more.

Applications by email to outlining why you would like to be considered for the post with an up to date CV and details of two referees. I should be grateful if you would confirm that you are eligible.

Age Action Ireland is totally opposed to age discrimination and the best candidate will be appointed regardless of age. Being over 50 years of age will not be a disadvantage

Closing Date: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 12:00