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Casual Driver / Warehouse Operative HCC63114

Job Details:

Salary Range: £9.62 – £9.78 per hour plus holiday pay
Work Location: County Supplies Logistics, Winchester
Hours per week: Various
Contract Type: Casual 
Closing Date: 30 January 2022 (You may be invited for interview before this date)


Working in County Supplies warehouse in Bar End, Winchester assisting in picking and packing loads for onward delivery. Manual handling of heavy loads will be involved in this role. There will also be some van driving/delivery duties. All requisite training will be provided.

Job Purpose:

To provide a complete mail and goods delivery service including the carriage of letters, parcels and larger boxes, for all customers. Provide a high-level service which is reliable, efficient, and cost effective for existing and potential customers.


The drivers are the ‘front line’ ambassadors of HCC in regular contact with the majority of our customers and the general public, therefore it is essential they present a professional, courteous, smart and friendly image. During the average working day, the drivers spend a large proportion of their time in a lone working environment. The drivers use their contact with existing customers & potential new customers to promote the services available through County Supplies.

Role Responsibilities:

• Ability to arrange their own routes to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective way, route planning and route software.

• Deliver mail and goods to customers in a timely, cost effective and safe manner within legal, company, health and safety guidelines, and to assist within the warehouse and mail sorting operation as required.

• Change routes to take in to account special deliveries, road works, any added collection points and prioritisations, route planning and route software.

• Ability to provide a fast and efficient mail sorting system.

• Ability to sort large volumes of mail, distributions and goods in a time constrained environment.

• Knowledge of organisation changes and the ability to adapt to the change quickly.

• Provide a packing and collation service, for internal and external customers.

• Ensure compliance with Lone working and Duty of Care.

Role Requirements:


Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience:


• Background in Courier, logistics, or fast-moving goods.

• Awareness of and compliance with health and safety and transport regulations.

• Excellent organisational skills, including time keeping.

• Ability to use suitable technology, as directed, to support operational effectiveness.

• Work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.

• Good customer service skills.

• Ability to plan and prioritise own workload.

• Good administrative skills.

• Demonstrate numeracy and literacy skills required to undertake the role.

• Commitment to personal and professional development.

• Self-motivation and commitment in achieving goals.

• Good communication and customer relations skills.


Desirable Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:


• A Driving Licence

Working Conditions:


The following section provides an outline of the working conditions that may be encountered in this role:


  • Daily manual handling of objects of over 15g
  • Display Screen Equipment
  • Work environment: Lone working
  • Role involves wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Role involves driving Hampshire County Council badged vehicle

Contact details for an informal discussion:


John Franks, Logistics Manager on 07793 757744


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.


We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.



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