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  • Warehouse Operative- Glenrothes
    with Castle Furniture

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO96305 - Created/last updated: 25/01/2024



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    About this opportunity:Warehouse operatives ensure the cleanliness, tidiness and safety of all work that takes place within the warehouse. Typical tasks may include:

    - loading and unloading the vehicles
    - inspecting stock for damage and faults
    - general maintenance of the space
    - communicating errors to relevant parties
    - control the space management
    - ensure all stock is labelled
    - unload and unwrap incoming stock on pallets
    - build and dismantle furniture.

    The customer service element of this role involves; assisting customers with queries, assisting customers to their cars with furniture and promoting Castles membership where customers can get a discount.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:All Domestic Appliance Cleaners are trained in Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH), before beginning cleaning within their role. Manual handling training will also be provided for movement of white goods.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport and mileage rates will be reimbursed on a monthly basis.

    Experience required:This role would suit individuals with a can-do attitude and a willingness to be adaptable as every day will be slightly different. Castle Furniture are keen to hear from individuals with good customer service and organisational skills, who are comfortable with loading and offloading large items to and from a vehicle.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsGlenrothes Warehouse - Craig Mitchell House, Unit 6, Flemington Road, Queensway Ind Est, Glenrothes KY7 5QF

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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