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Thank you for your interest in working for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice. We have a range of jobs available at the hospice and in our charity shops which we regularly have vacancies for, covering East and West Sussex.


Retail Van Driver/Warehouse Assistant

Hours: Full-time 37.5 hrs per week (to include occasional Saturdays)
Salary: £16,890 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday 4 January

Reporting to the Retail Warehouse Manager you will be part of a distribution team dedicated to providing an excellent delivery/collection service to the Hospice shops and for customers across East and West Sussex and S.E. Hampshire.

Responsibilities include:

Collection and transfer of stock, furniture delivery, basic maintenance, some stock sorting and PAT testing of electrical appliances (training provided). Delivering excellent customer service to shop managers, customers and donors. Working in a manner that ensures the security and safety of customers, staff, volunteers and the shop premises.

Experience of working in a customer contact driving role with possession of a clean driving licence is essential.

You will be energetic and capable of lifting and moving large items, especially furniture on a regular basis. Some knowledge of Trading Standards and Health and Safety requirements would be an advantage but full training will be given.

For additional information about the role please contact the Retail Office on 01903 275660 ex 1

Benefits include:

  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme
  • Up to 35 Days (FTE) annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Education support
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate Rate Gym Membership

Please complete the application form in as much detail as possible as we use this form to shortlist candidates. We do not require any other documents at this stage but we will ask for evidence of your right to work in the UK at interview and evidence of all qualifications you identify in your application form.