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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/10/2021.

Commercial Logistics Driver

Job Reference: 195-21-282-SLD

Employer:
South Central Ambulance Service
Department:
195 13 OB CLS Oxford
Location:
Oxford
Salary:
£18,546 to £19,918 pa

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is seeking enthusiastic and professional Logistic Drivers to join our Oxford City station.

Our Logistics hub is based at the Churchill Hospital in Oxfordshire, and we are looking for individuals who can provide a high standard of transportation and delivery of various items.

The successful candidates would enjoy driving and identifying the quickest and safest routes for journeys. You would ensure the secure delivery of sensitive documents and the safe loading and unloading of equipment and other items. You would be required to ensure vehicles are maintained and kept to a high standard and complete all relevant information systems/logbooks.

The successful applicants will hold a valued place in the logistics team. To be eligible for the role you will need to have the following:

· A full D1 category driving licence with no more than 3 points.

· Driving experience including the delivery and collection of goods

· Good time management

· Able to prioritise workload

· A good geographical knowledge

What SCAS can give you:

  • Automatic enrolment to the NHS Pension Scheme.
  • Starting annual leave entitlement of 27 days plus bank holidays, rising to 33 days after 10 years’ service.
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Access to apply for continuing professional development
  • Access to apply for other educational qualifications
  • Occupational Health support along with an Employee Assistance Program

The successful candidates will be an ambassador for the Trust, and in particular Commercial Logistics Services, assisting in the development of close working relationships with our users.

What will SCAS give you:

  • We will equip you with all the knowledge you need to know
  • Competitive Band 2 salary
  • Full-time work
  • Automatic enrolment to the NHS Pension Scheme.
  • Starting annual leave entitlement of 27 days plus bank holidays, rising to 33 days after 10 years’ service.
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Access to apply for continuing professional development
  • Access to apply for other educational qualifications
  • Occupational Health support along with an Employee Assistance Program

Please see the job description and person specification for further details.




Whilst we would like to assure you that SCAS endeavours to continue with the recruitment for this position as planned, please bear in mind there may be COVID19 related Government guidelines for us to adhere to that may cause changes out of our control. These changes may mean that we must alter our training delivery in which case we would inform you of any changes to the plan as soon as we can.

We actively welcome job applications from candidates who have a disability or who are members of the BAME, LGBT and Armed Forces community (including: Reservists, Veterans, Spouses and Cadets) Here at SCAS we are proud to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve.

Communications regarding your application will be sent via NHS Jobs to your inbox. Please look out for e-mails from us relating to your application.

We do require three years’ worth of references (with no gaps) please be sure to provide sufficient information in the referencing section of your application form. We will only contact your referees after we have offered you a job.

The benefits bits:

  • Starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum, pro rata, plus bank holidays;
  • USH is paid in line with section 2;
  • All employees are automatically enrolled into the NHS Pension scheme (or NEST);
  • We operate from a comprehensive set of policies;
  • We operate regular staff surveys and our staff are encouraged to develop transferable skills and experience;
  • We work in partnership with our trade unions;
  • Applicants who have a disability or are members of the armed forces community who meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for their post of interest will be invited for an interview;
  • As an employer of choice, we value the wellbeing of our staff and have support networks in place to offer assistance as required;
  • South Central Ambulance Service has a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian and a Freedom to Speak Up Policy. We believe that effective speaking and listening up arrangements protect patients and improve the experience of patients and NHS workers.


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