Caring for People in Harrow & Brent

Donation Centre Assistant

Contract: Permanent – part-time, 15 hours per week

Salary: £9,321.20 (FTE £23,303) pa

Location: Unit 7, Waverley Industrial Estate, Hallsham Drive, HA1 4TR

Closing Date: 16th October 2023

St Luke’s Hospice – Caring for Harrow and Brent St Luke’s Hospice cares for people approaching the end of their life in Harrow and Brent. We aim to give the people we care for the best possible quality of life, each and every day. Supporting local people and their families is at the heart of what we do – focusing on what matters the most to them is at the centre of our care.

The care we give is free of charge, available to all, and respects the cultures, religions and beliefs in our richly diverse community. Our care is given with compassion and dignity and involves not just looking after the patient, but also includes supporting the people closest to them. 

Our local community is a vital partner in our care, kindly supporting us through their donations and fundraising alongside the dedication of our incredible volunteers who freely give us their time to support the best possible end-of-life care for local people.

Job Purpose and scope

To effectively support the warehouse supervisor in the day-to-day running of the warehouse. Provide support to warehouse staff and warehouse volunteers. Provide helpful service to members of the public who may be making donations to the warehouse.

The Donation Centre Assistant plays a vital role in the success of the Hospice Retail Income Generation supporting the Donation Centre Manager and team in the successful running of our Donation Centre, the post holder must be hardworking, self-motivated and enjoy working as part of a team.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Donation Centre manager, distribution drivers and team of volunteers in managing the collection and distribution of donated stock both at the warehouse and across the retail shops. Sorting and processing of stock whilst ensuring the Gift Aid scheme is operated correctly within the Donation Centre.

In return for your enthusiasm and dedication St Luke’s Hospice offer the following benefits:

  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Hospice pension 3% employee contribution and 6% employer contribution
  • Life Assurance Scheme (opting into pension)
  • Access to our 24hr employee assistance programme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Access to the NHS Blue Light Card

For a full list of duties, please refer to the Job Description attached.

Applicants are encouraged to inform us if any reasonable adjustments are needed to be made during any part of the recruitment process.

St Luke’s Hospice are equal opportunity employers and particularly welcome applications from groups who are currently under-represented in our staff.

Please note: We will not be able to employ you if you are not eligible to work in the UK. We will not be able to obtain a work permit on your behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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