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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Drivers – Kingston Community FurnitureVacancy

Kingston Community Furniture, Staywell’s vibrant furniture re-use service, is seeking drivers.

Main duties will be the delivery and collection of furniture in the Royal Borough of Kingston and across Surrey using KCF’s vans.

A clean driving licence covering vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes is essential.

SALARY: £17,613 per annum.

HOURS: 36 per week.

Some Saturday and Public Holiday working will be required, for which time off in lieu will be given.

 

For a job description and application form please mail recruit@staywellservices.org.uk.

 

If you would like to discuss the post in more detail, call Adrian Collins on 020 8942 5549.

Transport & Warehouse Supervisor – Kingston Community FurnitureVacancy

Kingston Community Furniture, Staywell’s vibrant furniture re-use service, is seeking to recruit to the new role of Transport & Warehouse Supervisor.

With primary responsibility for the day to day supervision and operation of KCF’s warehouse, and for planning daily vehicle journeys, the ideal candidate will have some experience in this area of work.

As systems are computerised, computer literacy is essential; training on systems will be provided.

SALARY: £22-2,4000 per annum
HOURS: 36 per week

Some Saturday and Public Holiday working will be required, for which time off in lieu will be given.

 

Please email recruit@staywellservices.org.uk for an application pack.
If you would like to discuss the post in more detail, call KCF Manager Adrian Collins on 020 8942 5549.

Administration & Retail Assistant, Kingston Community FurnitureVacancy

Situated in KCF’s vibrant shop, this post would suit a person with sound administrative experience and a flexible approach who would be comfortable working with vulnerable customers and volunteers.

Help@Home Workers – Part-timeVacancy

Make a real difference in your local community by joining our dedicated team of staff working to support older people to live independently in their own homes. Along with everyday domestic tasks such as light housework, shopping, meal preparation and laundry, you could be providing friendly social visits or taking clients on outings and to appointments. No personal care is involved.

We’re different

Staywell’s Help@Home service is different, as we can offer our clients an additional range of support services, such as free Information, Advice and Advocacy, Handyperson services and social centres, all from a trusted local organisation which has been established for over 70 years.

‘I have been part of the Staywell team for just over two and a half years and I am not exaggerating when I say that this has been the best job I have ever had. We have gone from strength to strength to deliver a service which enables our clients to feel supported through decision making and choices which empowers their lives and gives them a greater sense of wellbeing. I have felt supported by everyone from the very first day I started.’ (Sally, Help@Home Team)

Key skills for this role are good communication skills and empathy with older people. You’ll also need a full driving licence and use of a car for work.

You’ll be part of a friendly team and will receive full induction training, ongoing support and opportunities for further training and development.

Initial 2 month induction period leading to an 18, 24 or 30 hours per week – salaried roles on an hourly rate of £9.29 to £9.84 per hour.

Includes Outer London Weighting Allowance and paid holidays. Travel time and expenses are paid. Pension scheme.

A Disclosure of Criminal Records (DBS) check will be required for this role.

For a truly rewarding role that makes a world of difference to older people living in and around Kingston, contact Alison Wakefield today on 020 8942 8256 or email your CV or application form to: recruit@staywellservices.org.uk.