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Saturday Van Driver

Saturday Van Driver (may also include additional hours) Based in Tunbridge Wells/Tonbridge £8.56 per hour

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Job opportunity – Saturday Van Driver

Saturday Van Driver (may also include additional hours when required)
Based in Tunbridge Wells/Tonbridge
£8.56 per hour [+ pension + health]

An exciting opportunity for an experienced, and capable, Saturday Van Driver to join our Retail Team, at YMCA West Kent.

Job Purpose:
• Collect donations and ensure high standards of quality. Deliver purchased items to customers, transferring donations to and from warehouses when required

Skills Required:

• Current manual driving licence
• Knowledge of local areas and ability to route plan
• Ability to move furniture
• Good communication skills and ability to relate to everyone (staff, volunteers, trainees and customers)
• Cover retail stores as and when required


• Holder of a driving licence for 2 years or more
• Current MIDAS training (this will be available if applicant is not currently MIDAS trained)
• Current Portable Appliance Testing qualification

Main responsibilities
General Maintenance

• Promote YMCA West Kent through good customer care practice. Undertake duties with a pleasant, flexible and helpful attitude. Good role model for volunteers and trainees
• Operate a professional and reliable service to customers and donors collecting and delivering furniture safely to its destination working within Health & Safety guidelines
• Collect only items that meet the quality control standards of YMCA West Kent
• Supervise volunteer van assistants
• Under the direction of the Shop Manager place collected furniture on the shop floor in the storage area
• Maintain the vehicle in good order and keep it clean and tidy at all times. Keep all fluid levels topped up and check tyre pressures regularly.
• Record and evidence in Maintenance Log
• Assist in the shop when required
• Other duties as agreed with the Business Development Manager



• Promote and ensure the good reputation of the Organisation
• Adhere to all the Company’s polices and procedures with the defined timescales


To request an Application Pack please contact – Karen Warner on 01892 542209 or email