Fareshare Food Redistribution Driver

Closing Date: 31/03/2023

Location: Mallusk (requires frequent travel in NI)

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job purpose

The Food Re-distribution Driver will supervise collections and deliveries of surplus food to support FareShare NI.

Duties and responsibilities include:
• Drive a FareShare food re-distribution van to various collection and delivery points throughout Northern Ireland.
• Comply with security and safety of the vehicle on site, on the road and in the FareShare warehouse.
• Be responsible for daily vehicle checks, ensuring the vehicle is mechanically operational and roadworthy.
• Supervise volunteers and manage loading, collection and delivery of donated food to social supermarket pilot partners.
• Complete relevant documentation.
• Be responsible for cleanliness of vehicle.
• Liaise with the public in a professional and helpful manner, ensuring queries or complaints are resolved promptly whilst promoting organisational core values.
• Comply fully with Health and Safety guidelines, ensuring safe working practices.

General requirements
• Carryout duties in line with the organisation’s policy on equality and diversity.
• Contribute to a positive, supportive, and effective team working environment.
• Undertake any other relevant duties as identified by the Deputy Depot Manager.
• The duties of the post will be subject to review in accordance with the needs of the organisation.

Person Specification

• At least 6 months experience driving a van.
• Full clean driving licence for at least 1 year.
• Team player able to motivate and develop people.
• Problem solver and competent decision maker.
• Good communication skills both written and verbal.

• Experience of food preparation and storage.
• Experience of taking responsibility for health and safety issues within a food distribution and/or warehousing operation.
• Level II food hygiene qualification

Job Description and Person Specification FareShare Food Redistrubtion Driver

Monitoring Questionnaire

Application Form FareShare Food Redistribution Driver

Candidate Guidance Notes

FareShare are looking to appoint two Food Redistribution Drivers through this recruitment process.

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