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Kickstart - Warehouse & Van Assistant - KS031- a

Job details
Posting date: 23 September 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 07 December 2021
Location: Ludlow, SY81JH
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000306652

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Summary


To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

EMPLOYER
The Wrekin Housing Group

JOB SUMMARY
Working within our Commercial activities Warehouse and Transport teams you will provide support to colleagues and undertake tasks relating to our services.

These will include:
Working alongside our experienced workforce
Assisting with warehousing tasks including stock management, retail displays
Acting as assistant to our van drivers delivering and collecting furniture for reuse
Any other appropriate duties as considered helpful to support the team

Applicants will need to be:
Physically fit with an ability to carry out the role safely
A team player
Presentable, polite and reliable with good customer service skills
Enthusiastic and willing to get involved

Various base locations available: Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Oswestry.

Full training and support will be given online and face to face. Where training and support is delivered in person, COVID safety measures will be in place at all times. Uniforms and Personal Protective Equipment will be provided.

SKILLS NEEDED
Team player
Interest in warehousing and logistics.
Good customer service skills
Physically fit as requires lifting and carrying

WORKING HOURS
3 days per week 8am - 4.30pm flexible Monday to Friday

HOURLY RATE
National Minimum Wage

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
As part of the Wrekin Kickstart programme you will receive a variety of employability support from our Learning and Development Team.

In addition to your supervisor you will be allocated a Kickstart mentor, who will be available to support you in developing your employability skills, build your confidence and increase your prospects of opportunities for securing employment when your Kickstart placement ends.

You will create a personal development plan and be encouraged to complete a learning log to capture the skills and experience you gain during your time at Wrekin.

You will be able to participate in a range of training courses to build your skills and CV.

Wrekin holds the Investors in People Gold Award and we are committed to giving our Kickstart placements a positive experience, working alongside our permanent workforce to improve your employment prospects and to be potential Wrekin employees in the future.

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