Van Driver/Drivers Mate – Norwich Depot

Shred Station are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and hardworking Van driver/Driver’s Mate to join our growing team at our Norwich depot in Rackheath.

We require any individual applying for this role to be prepared to driver one of our company vans to various locations around the UK. This would result in staying away for up to 4 nights out per week on most weeks.

Other key traits we look for:
good customer service skills
good communication skills
a friendly and engaging personality
capability to work as part of a team
it will be necessary to be physically fit
the ability to work under pressure
good punctuality & reliability
a high level of problem-solving ability

Principal Accountabilities:
The driver mate will be expected to:
1. Keep the company’s and our customer’s information secure at all times.
2. Operate heavy shredding machinery.
3. Assist the drivers in the collection and/or destruction of customer’s confidential waste.
4. Be prepared to undertake an occasional night out.
5. Undergo an in-depth check of their employment and residence history.
6. Be prepared to undertake security checks up to UK Government SC level including a DBS check every 3 years.
7. Complete Waste Transfer Notes/Certificates of Destruction appropriately.
8. Take payment for services delivered.
9. Abide by company policies and procedures.
10. Undertake any and all appropriate training programs.
11. Complete and return an accurate timesheet each week.
12. Ensure timely and effective communication with the Depot & Operations Managers and wider Management Team takes place as and when required
13. Be responsible for their own, their colleagues, the customers and the general public’s health and safety during the course of their work activities.
14. Carry out such other responsibilities and activities as can reasonably be required in accordance with the nature of the post.
15. Ensure that services are provided in accordance with the company’s standards, equal opportunities and the objectives of quality assurance.
16. Start times may vary from 5 am to 7 am.
17. Guaranteed minimum of 40 hours a week. However, must be flexible and able to do beyond 8 hours a day, as per the need of the business.

To be considered for this role you will be required to meet security screening checks to BS7858 standards including; 5-year employment & residence check, DBS and a financial history check.

Shred Station processes personal data collected during the recruitment process in an accordance with its data protection policy.

Shred Station is committed to applying its equal opportunities policy at all stages of recruitment and selection.

Full-time, Permanent