9897 - Zero Hour Prescription Delivery Driver

Job details
Posting date: 19 April 2024
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 19 May 2024
Location: M9 6RA
Remote working: On-site only
Company: The Cohens Group
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: 9897

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9897 - We are looking to recruit a Zero Hour Prescription Delivery Driver to work on a 12 month fixed-term Contract at our 808 branch at 55 Victoria Avenue, Blackley, Manchester, M9 6RA.

Opening hours for our branch are Monday to Friday 09:00 to 18:00 , we are looking for an individual who is flexible to work within these branch opening times, who has great people skills and the desire to provide a professional service standard to both our customers and the Pharmacy Teams.

Reimbursement for mileage undertaken on business journeys will be at a rate of 40p per mile up to 10,000 miles, after which 25p a mile will be reimbursed as per HMRC guidelines. Fuel receipts should be obtained for each visit to the petrol station visit and the mileage claim submitted on a weekly basis.

Your main responsibility will be to promptly and conscientiously deliver prescription items to private houses, nursing and residential homes. Whilst providing a high standard of customer service, you will portray a friendly professional image and act as an ambassador for the Cohens brand. To fulfil this role you must be able to work under pressure to deliver the prescriptions in the given designated period of time.

Attention to detail is paramount as you will be responsible to ensure that prescription items are delivered in line with the company’s regulated procedures.

This role requires you to have very basic computer skills, so that you can plan and print your daily routes in branch before you set off to begin your deliveries.

You may also be required to assist with PR exercises to increase business.

You are required to use your own vehicle for this role; therefore if appointed your personal insurance policy must allow for business use. It is advised that you contact your insurer to obtain information regarding this prior to attending an interview. Please note that "business insurance" refers to the vehicle only, and not the contents. The Company will make a financial contribution to the business aspect of your insurance upon receipt of a document demonstrating any increased premium.

Here at Cohens we are proud to offer each of our team members with great rewards and benefits.

When you join Cohens as a new member of our team, you will automatically gain access to a platform of discounts and savings with other retailers, restaurants, leisure providers. This scheme has been designed with you and our existing team members in mind, to provide all our employees with various rewards and benefits to Get Fit, Save Money and Feel Great.

We are also proud to announce that our rewards don’t just stop here. If successful, additional benefits for you could include:

Discretionary bonus scheme
4 weeks’ paid holiday, plus statutory holidays, which increases each year after 6 years’ service to a max of 5 weeks paid holiday, plus statutory holidays
Pension contributions
20% Staff discount
Regulatory training
Free uniform – Black polo shirt, black fleece, high Vis vest, high Vis jacket (employees are required to supply their own smart dark trousers and shoes/boots).
If you think this role is right for you, please apply, we would love to have you as part of the Cohens Family. We are passionate about equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply.

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Please note the Cohens Group reserves the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications.

*All our roles are subject to an enhanced DBS being undertaken as part of our recruitment process. Please note that due to the nature of this role interacting with vulnerable adults both unspent and spent convictions are taken into account.

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