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Community Meals Helper/Driver – Limited Term (Maternity Cover)

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Part time, Limited Term
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/07/2019 23:59
£9.36 per hour, £10,737.00 per annum before deductions
Hours per week:
22 hours per week, including 1 weekend in 4
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Little Stoke Primary School
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Job details 

Closing date:
24 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Community Meals Helper/Driver – Limited Term (Maternity Cover)

Summary of Post

We are looking for an individual that has a caring nature and an understanding of vulnerable people. Would you like the opportunity to assist us in providing an all year round lifeline service to South Gloucestershire residents, delivering hot and cold food to their homes? Then we would like to hear from you.

This post has a starting hourly rate of £9.36, working 22 hours per week including 1 weekend in 4. The approximate salary before deductions is £10,737.00 per annum.

This is an all year round position (including bank holidays).

The position is based at Little Stoke Primary School and covers all rounds across the South Gloucestershire area.

This post is based within Integra - Integra is the trading arm of South Gloucestershire Council.

Local government salary-related pension offered, together with other council benefits.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Main Duties

You will be allocated a South Gloucestershire vehicle and will be required to report daily to Little Stoke Primary School kitchen, pack and collect meals, load containers, checking the number of meals and the correct dietary requirements against the list provided before setting off on your round.


• Deliver meals to service users in accordance with a delivery list, ensuring that the service user is seen and that any case for potential concern is reported back as necessary.
• Probe and record meal temperatures to ensure these are correct.
• Ensure that all relevant Health and Safety and hygiene regulations are complied with in all the work undertaken.
• To carry out such other associated duties as are required and as are commensurate with the grade of the post.

Selection Criteria

To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form.

• A full driving licence is essential for this post.

• Knowledge of South Gloucestershire area
• Good communication skills
• Flexible attitude and approach

Additional Information

This vacancy closes on Wednesday 24 July 2019

Interviews will be held on Thursday 1 August 2019

This post is limited term (covering maternity leave) for up to 12 months (July 2020).

DBS: Please note that it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post. This means that you must declare any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings unless these are ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 (as amended in 2013).
The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has a confidential checking process for transgender applicants who do not wish to reveal details of their previous identity to the person who has asked them to complete an application form for a DBS check.. The contact details are:
Sensitive Applications Team, Customer services, PO Box 165, Liverpool, L69 3JD
Email sensitive@dbs.gsi.gov.uk

Vacancy Ref: D8932/879

Our preferred method of application is online at www.southglos.gov.uk/jobs If you do not have internet access call us on 01454 866821 for an application pack.

Our Values

Our staff need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. They must work well with others to reach a common goal and be willing to embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. They must use their initiative to deliver and take responsibility for their performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and must make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services. Our managers are also required to demonstrate effective leadership qualities, shape and manage team plans and motivate their staff to achieve.

Safer Recruitment

South Gloucestershire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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