Transport Driver - #49156

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust


Date: 1 week ago
City: Chelmsford
Salary: £22,383 per year
Contract type: Full time
Please note, shift patterns for this role will include 07:00 - 15:00, 08:00 - 16:00, 15:00 - 23:00 and the occasional weekend.

We are looking for a motivated individual with excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills who is dedicated to working as part of the team.

Are you a confident driver who wants to make a difference?

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust are looking to recruit a part time driver to work within our MSE Transport Department based at Broomfield Hospital.

Candidates will have previous experience working as a courier driver with the ability to drive and park a tail lift vehicle in tight spaces. The successful candidate will be joining an enthusiastic, multi-skilled team who are proud to deliver a high-quality service.

If this role appeals to you then please apply today!

You will be responsible for the transportation of items across Trust sites, doctor’s surgeries, and other NHS organisations on an ad-hoc or planned basis. These items are essential to patient care, such as medication, medical equipment, specimens, patient notes and more.

Responsible for transport of mail, reports on results, pathology specimens, drugs, patient notes and blood between doctors’ surgeries, clinics and pathology service – and mail, pharmacy, bloods and machinery between hospitals, clinics, doctors’ surgeries, private addresses, schools, colleges, universities, nursing homes, etc. within the Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust and other NHS.

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook – if you are dynamic, forward-thinking, and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Are you a confident driver who wants to make a difference, then we want to hear from you?

Responsible for keeping to the arrival and departure times at various hospitals in accordance with a prescribed schedule, therefore being able to work on one’s own initiative is imperative in the route taken between locations.
Responsible for transporting personnel safely, in and outside the borders of Mid Essex Hospitals boundaries in a safe and efficient manner.
To train and adhere to the standard of transporting pathology specimens and HSDU materials and in accordance with the transport procedures and safety, including infection control.
To deliver training to new starters within the Transport department

For full details please see attached job description.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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