• Belfast Boucher crescent
  • £ £9.48
  • Temporary
  • van driver bso
  • darius.gruzauskas@premiere-agency.com

Urgently looking for a van driver to work from BSO site in Boucher Crescent, Belfast.

Work is 7am to 3pm paid £9.48 an hour

Drive vehicles as assigned to deliver/collect parcels, community equipment and
continence products throughout BSO PaLS customer base within N. Ireland.
To work as part of a team ensuring the issue and receipt of goods across a range of
stock accounts, including the keeping of manual and computer records. Liaise with
Trust staff and members of the public. The post-holder will be required to work
flexible hours to suit the needs of the department.
All warehouse operational work associated with the receipt, storage, picking,
marshalling and despatch of all commodities processed through the PaLS
Operations, in accordance with the daily demands of the PaLS customer base, using
such mechanical aids as necessary and conforming to ISO 9001:2000 Quality
Maintain the warehouse working areas in a clean and tidy condition and free from
obstruction being aware of and complying with the requirements of the Health and
Safety at Work Act, COSHH Regulations, any associated Codes of Practice and any
other safe working practices or procedures which may be introduced from time to
To be responsible for the day to day cleaning processes of all Community equipment
by using both manual and mechanical cleaning processes. To ensure when
equipment has been decontaminated in accordance with MD4/01 Controls
Assurance Standard (Decontamination of Reusable Medical Devices) and MHRA
DB2003 (06) ensuring that all equipment is quality checked, and correctly stored
within the warehouse for re-use.


1. Drive any vehicle allocated within the limits of his/her driving licence in a
careful, lawful manner with special reference to the equipment being carried.
2. Carry out daily routine maintenance of their vehicle and minor running repairs
(including checking fuel, oil and water levels and topping-up as required, tyre
pressures, etc.).
3. Ensure that details of all petrol and oil drawn are recorded in the vehicle log
book or database and the supporting receipts are passed to the supervisor.
4. Maintain an accurate and up-to-date record of all individual journeys in the
vehicle log book or database.
5. Advise Line Manager of vehicle defects as soon as possible.
6. Ensure that an Accident Report Form is completed and submitted at the
earliest possible opportunity and in any event not later than 48 hours from the date
of any accident, however minor, involving the vehicle in his/her charge.
7. Wash the vehicle and ensure that the interior is kept clean and tidy.
8. Operate lifts and ramps on vehicles.
9. Deliver, Assemble, demonstrate, collect and dismantle Parcels, Community
Equipment and Continence Products and any other commodities as required. This
includes obtaining the signature from client or facility manager.
10. Reconcile delivery/collect paperwork at the point of issue/receipt and ensure
all discrepancies are highlighted and report.
11. Ensure appropriate use of hand held devises to capture and input data
12. Ensure that the clean area is free of hazards; condemned items are removed
and correctly disposed of as per procedures. Ensure segregated storage of soiled
returns of community equipment.
13. Provide a high level of cleaning of returned Community Equipment following
procedures and Controls Assurance Standards.
14. To identify items after the cleaning process that are deemed unsuitable for reissue and arrange for disposal and relevant records updated.
15. Dismantle/assemble multi section Community Care Equipment ensuring
thorough cleaning and inspection, in accordance with training given.
16. Assess the returned equipment of recycled stock from the decontamination
unit and liaise with Chargehand/Supervisor and determine whether the equipment
is suitable for re-issue/repair or disposal.
17. Undertake cleaning of any non stock equipment as and when required.
18. Maintain relevant decontamination records and quality stock control. Utilise
barcode scanners as appropriate.
19. Assisting clients in retrieval and loading of Community Equipment into private
vehicles and ensuring that the public counter service is carried out in a caring and
courteous manner.
20. Undertake warehouse duties in accordance with ISO 9001:2000
Procedures/work instructions as directed, for working within the Warehouse
21. Participate in Stock Counts.
22. Verify correct delivery address, number of pallets/boxes to be unloaded and
ensuring that they conform to required pallet height specification. Input receipts
onto the relevant software packages.
23. Receiving and verification of incoming stock/non stock goods from suppliers
for quantity and quality, reporting discrepancies and damages as appropriate and
schedule non-stock goods for onwards delivery to relevant sites.
24. Breaking down pallet loads of stock goods in preparation for putting away to
warehouse locations and barcode products.
25. Adhere to the warehouse stock rotation policy when picking and replenishing
stock goods.
26. Selecting all equipment and continence from stock range from picking/issue
documentation, marshal, sort and despatch orders, ensuring accuracy in stock
27. Pick, assemble and despatch customer emergency requests in accordance
with Service timescales.
28. Assist with the stock of community emergency stores as required.
29. Assist in the Warehouse stock-checking procedures as required.
30. Use of mechanical aids, such as Hand Pallet Trucks, Electric Order picking
Trucks and where certified, Electric Counterbalance Truck and Reach Trucks.
31. Carry out daily routine maintenance checks on mechanical aids equipment
and report any deficiencies or defects etc to the Warehouse Supervisor.
32. Assist in the efficient operation of the Return to Stores procedure.
33. Take all necessary steps to ensure the security of the warehouse stock
inventory at all times.
34. Assist with the rotation, checking and issuing of all CECS stock and
Emergency Planning Stock.
35. Promote good liaison between warehouse and all other BSO PaLS
departments on all matters affecting the receipt, custody and issue of stock goods
and all other matters of common interest.
36. Adherence to Fire, Health and Safety requirements and associated
procedures, attend training and fire drills as directed.
37. Be aware of the Disciplinary and Grievance procedures.
38. Wear protective clothing/footwear provided.
39. Undertake training and education as directed to improve performance within
the warehouse.
40. Any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned and/or varied by the
Warehouse Supervisor) from time-to-time in the light of developments.
41. Ensure that the PaLS facilities are secured at all times.
42. If required assist in operative duties in other PaLS facilities


Essential Criteria


Two years’ relevant experience in a
procurement/logistics environment. OR
A minimum of three GCSE or equivalent (Grades
A* – C) including English Language and
Mathematics and 1 year procurement/logistics

Hold a valid B Driving Licence for use in the UK –
ability to drive up to 3.5 Tonne Vehicle

1. Ability to work as part of a team.
2. Ability to work to set deadlines.
3. Ability to communicate effectively to meet
the needs of the service.