Operational Assistant Food Train

The Gathering 2018

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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
10072
Location
Dundee
Time of attendance
Mon-Thurs, flexible between 8:00am and 4:00pm
No of references
2
Hours (per week)
25
Shifts/rota
hours to be agreed with supervision
Salary (£/hr)
£9 per hour

Job description

Duties will include:

Assist in the collection of customer shopping lists

• Assist in processing customer grocery orders

• Assist in the delivery of customer orders

• Reception and telephone duties

• Cash handling and banking duties

• Photocopying, filing and mailing duties

• Any other general office task

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

Person specification

Essential

• a motivated and enthusiastic individual

• excellent communication skills

• good office skills and experience of Microsoft applications

• a real ‘people person’ with a ‘can-do’ approach

• ability to work on own initiative and part of a team

• a good understanding of 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

• experience of accounting software and systems

• awareness of older people’s issues

Additional information

CLOSING DATE : 06/12/19 The candidate must be flexible in their approach. There can be heavy lifting involved in this role. Training will include job shadowing with existing staff and volunteers

PVG/disclosure requirements

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