Operational Assistant Glasgow Food Train

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Organisation information

Organisation
Food Train

Charity registered in Scotland SC024843

Website
http://www.thefoodtrain.co.uk
Twitter
@FoodTrainScot
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/FoodTrainScot/
Good HQ
@FoodTrain

Aims & objectives

To provide a weekly service delivering fresh food and grocery supplies to elderly, disabled and housebound people living in Scotland.
Job number
10370
Location
Govanhill
Time of attendance
Monday to Thursday, flexible hours as required but basic hours would be 7.5 hours on a Monday, and 6.5 hours on a Tues/Wed/Thurs. Half hour lunch each day
No of references
2
Hours (per week)
25
Shifts/rota
Not supplied
Salary (£/hr)
9.00

Job description

Duties Include;

-Reception and telephone

-Cash handling and banking

-Photocopying, filing and mailing

-Any other general office task

-Assist in the collection of customer shopping lists

-Assist in processing customer grocery orders

-Assist in the delivery of customer orders

-Support, assist and advise local branch based staff and volunteers

Person specification

Essential:

A motivated and enthusiastic individual

Good communication skills

Interested in learning office skills

A real 'people person'

Can work on own initiative and part of a team

Interested in learning about the voluntary sector

Motivation to work with older people in the community

Desirable:

Experience working in the voluntary sector

Experience working in service delivery

Experience working with volunteers

Awareness of older people's issues

Additional information

Successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of service provision, including office administration, shopping and delivery.

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership