Support Worker and Driver / Employee Access Assistant

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P6105
  • Date Posted: 8 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Guide Dogs
  • Location: Glossop, High Peak, Derbyshire, East Midlands
  • Salary: £17,879
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Administration, Driving Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Guide Dogs Jobs, Careers and Vacancies. Support Worker and Driver / Employee Access Assistant vacancy in High Peaks, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Support Worker and Driver / Employee Access Assistant that has a full, clean driving licence and some basic administrative skills is required to support one of our visually impaired Orientation and Mobility Specialists who work out in the field.

 

SALARY: £17,879 per annum

BENEFITS: 26 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays. We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.

LOCATION:  You will pick up the Manager each day based in High Peak with travel across Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 35 Hours per Week

 

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates MUST live within High Peak

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS: You MUST have a full, clean driving licence and good administration skills.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Support Worker and Driver / Employee Access Assistant that has a full, clean driving licence and some basic administrative skills.

Working as the Support Worker and Driver / Employee Access Assistant you will be driving and supporting one of the organisations’ visually impaired Orientation and Mobility Specialist’s on a day-to-day basis.

This job will involve driving the Orientation and Mobility Specialist daily to appointments throughout their region covering Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

The Orientation and Mobility Service can help and support clients to learn new techniques that could increase their confidence and ability to move round safely and efficiently and achieve their goals.

As the Support Worker and Driver / Employee Access Assistant you will also support the Orientation and Mobility Specialist by checking and reading emails, if required, take notes in meetings and carry out basic administrative skills.

As a successful candidate, you will have an exciting opportunity to work in a growing and fulfilling environment where your efforts will be greatly appreciated by Guide Dogs and the thousands of people they help.

 

APPLY TODAY

If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Support Worker and Driver / Employee Access Assistant:

  • Drive the staff member throughout their region
  • Providing sighted assistance, orientation and sighted guiding
  • Locate addresses, plan routes and timings of journeys to ensure the staff member can fulfil their diary commitments
  • Note take and read documentation to the Manager as required by them
  • Assist with basic data input on Microsoft Office programmes
  • To provide exercise for the staff members Guide Dog if applicable

 

WORKING AT GUIDE DOGS

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • To hold a full, clean driving license and have your own car
  • Achievement of GCSE passes at C, or equivalent in Maths and English
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Evidence of dealing with confidential issues sensitively and with integrity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

As this role requires an Enhanced Disclosure check the start date for the successful candidate will only be confirmed upon receipt of the check.

The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom they work. They expect all of their employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

 

JOB REF: AWDO-P6105

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Guide Dogs

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