Meals on Wheels Driver
£10,178 - £10,633 p.a. for 20 hours per week (approx. 9.30am – 1.30pm)
Spelthorne Borough Council provides a range of services to assist people to live independently in their own homes. The services include Centres; providing a variety of activities (supported and unsupported), Meals on Wheels and Spelthorne Person Alarm Network (SPAN)
We are seeking to appoint a Meals on Wheels Driver to work five days a week, Monday-Friday, for four hours per day. The role will be primarily based at The Fordbridge Centre in Ashford but you may also be working from The Greeno Centre in Shepperton. Your main duty will be to cover our meals on wheels deliveries. This will involve loading meals into the vans’ ovens for cooking, driving and delivering meals to vulnerable people.
Your responsibilities will also include the organisation and ordering of menus, following rotas for different daily, weekly tasks and keeping your van and ovens clean & tidy. When you are not covering meals on wheels driving, you will be supporting any requirements at Spelthorne’s Centres for Older People
This is a fulfilling role that requires the ability to think on your feet and to communicate well with others. You will be working primarily with older people who are often very vulnerable so will need a caring disposition, remain calm in all circumstances and be flexible. Previous experience is desirable, although training will be provided.
A full Manual driving licence is essential. You will be required to undertake a DBS check. You will also be required to take a driving medical and food handling medical.
In return we offer excellent conditions of service, with a benefits package that includes pension scheme and at least 23 days’ paid leave per year pro rata. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum ‘essential’ criteria for the vacancy.
Closing date: Monday 10 December 2018 (noon)
Interviews: Thursday 13 December 2018
For full information and to apply online, go to www.surreyjobs.info or www.spelthorne.gov.uk alternatively, please contact Recruitment Services on (01784 444263 (24hr answer phone) quoting reference number 782. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email.
CVs can only be accepted in support of a completed application form.
No agencies please.