Trainee Upcycling Assistant New Start Northern Limited

Scottish Charity Awards 2017 winner – Leading Light – Celine Sinclair, The Yard

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Organisation information

Organisation
New Start Northern Limited

Aims & objectives

Not supplied
Job number
8255
Location
Thurso
Time of attendance
Mon -Fri 8.30 to 4.30 tbc
No of references
1
Hours (per week)
16
Shifts/rota
Not supplied
Salary (£/hr)
£5.90 - £7.83 per hour depending on age

Job description

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE POST

To assist the Warehouse Manager to serve and assist customer needs providing quality second hand furniture at the New Start Highland shops.

MAIN TASKS & DUTIES

1. To assist the Warehouse Manager and to attend to customer needs in the New Start Highland Outlet.

2. To assist with striping down, sanding, repainting, repairing and enhancing of second hand furniture whilst adhering to Health & Safety policies at all times.

3. To undertake any relevant on the job training.

4. To work closely and liaise with the Warehouse Manager to ensure the up-cycle area is tidy and efficiently run and organised whilst adhering to Health & Safety regulations.

5. To cover any position in the Warehouse in times of absenteeism and if possible during times of annual leave.

6. To ensure that New Start’s policies and procedures are adhered to at all times including Health and Safety and Confidentiality.

OTHER

Undertake any other related duties required by New start Highland which are consistent with the aims and objectives of the organisation.

TRAINING

The post holder will be required to attend training when appropriate which will enhance awareness, skills and understanding of the post.

SUPERVISION & GUIDANCE

It is intended that supervision and guidance will be available from the Warehouse Manager initially but thereafter the post holder will be expected to use their own skills and initiative to fulfill the post.

DESIRED SKILLS

Ideally the post holder should have experience of working with hand tools however training will be given.

Teamwork and communication skills and a friendly and polite manner are essential to this post.

Person specification

Not supplied

Additional information

There is a 1 month probation with this position

PVG/disclosure requirements

Not Required