Laboratory Courier

Laboratory Courier Six Mile Bottom, England

Dick White Referrals
Full Time Six Mile Bottom, England 22000 - 25000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Location:
Station Farm, London Road, Six Mile Bottom, Cambridgeshire
Hours:
Part time
Practice:
Dick White Referrals


If you are a current Linnaeus Associate, you will need to apply internally. In order to do this, please contact our Talent Acquisition team (details can be found via The Link) and someone will be in touch to discuss and progress your application.

LABORATORY COURIER

SALARY: £22,000 – £25,000 PRO RATA (DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCE)
LOCATION: NEWMARKET, CAMBRIDGE
JOB TYPE: PERMANENT, PART-TIME
HOURS: 30 HOURS PER WEEK (MONDAY TO FRIDAY), PLUS PAID OVERTIME

YOUR ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

THE LABORATORY COURIER IS THE FACE OF DICK WHITE REFERRALS TO ALL OUR EXTERNAL CLIENTS AND IS A KEY PART OF OUR LABORATORY TEAM. THIS ROLE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR COLLECTING SAMPLES FROM A REGULAR ROUTE OF VETERINARY PRACTICES ACROSS CAMBRIDGE, HUNTINGDON AND PETERBOROUGH.

THE POSITION IS WORKING EVERY MONDAY TO FRIDAY FOR UP TO 6 HOURS PER DAY, STARTING AT 16:30. NO WEEKENDS OR BANK HOLIDAYS ARE REQUIRED. FLEXIBILITY TO COVER STAFF ANNUAL LEAVE / SICKNESS IS DESIRABLE. PAID OVERTIME IS AVAILABLE WHERE NECESSARY.


KEY SKILLS

  • COLLECT AND DELIVER SAMPLES IN A WELL ORGANISED, TIMELY AND PROFESSIONAL MANNER.

  • CAREFUL AND UP TO DATE RECORD KEEPING.

  • MAINTAIN VEHICLE CLEANLINESS, INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY.

  • CARRY OUT DAILY AND WEEKLY VEHICLE CHECKS PERFORMING GENERAL MAINTENANCE TASKS INCLUDING CHECKING OIL, TYRE PRESSURES ETC.

  • REPORT ANY VEHICLE FAULTS OR DEFECTS IMMEDIATELY.

  • REPRESENT DWR IN A FRIENDLY AND PROFESSIONAL MANNER.

  • COVER COLLEAGUES’ ROUTES WHEN THEY ARE ON ANNUAL LEAVE.

  • FOLLOW AND ABIDE BY ALL ROAD LAWS AND LEGISLATION AT ALL TIMES.

  • DRIVE IN A PROFESSIONAL AND COURTEOUS MANNER.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ROLE

  • FULL, CLEAN DRIVING LICENSE

  • ABILITY TO USE SATELLITE NAVIGATION SYSTEMS AND PLAN ROUTES EFFECTIVELY

  • PREVIOUS DRIVING EXPERIENCE OF A SIMILAR ROLE IS PREFERRED ALTHOUGH NOT ESSENTIAL

  • SOME LIGHT MECHANICAL KNOWLEDGE WOULD BE IDEAL E.G., CHANGING BULBS, CHECKING OIL LEVELS, CHANGING TYRES ETC.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • PASSION FOR PEOPLE AND PETS

  • A TEAM PLAYER

  • ENTHUSIASTIC, POSITIVE, AND DETERMINED

  • RELIABLE AND FLEXIBLE TO CHANGES IN ROUTES

  • FRIENDLY WITH COLLEAGUES AND CLIENTS

  • ABILITY TO WORK ALONE

  • ORGANISED WITH A GOOD LEVEL OF CUSTOMER CARE

BENEFITS

  • ANNUAL INFLATIONARY SALARY REVIEW

  • CONTRIBUTORY PENSION SCHEME

  • 25 DAYS ANNUAL LEAVE + 8 DAYS BANK HOLIDAY

  • BIRTHDAY LEAVE

  • ANNUAL CPD ALLOWANCE

  • LIFE ASSURANCE SCHEME

  • SICK PAY

  • INCOME PROTECTION SCHEME

  • ENHANCED MATERNITY/PATERNITY LEAVE

  • SHARED PARENTAL LEAVE AND ADOPTION LEAVE

  • BENEFITS HUB THAT OFFERS RETAIL AND CINEMA DISCOUNTS

Part of an amazing global family

Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. We are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

Laboratory Courier
Dick White Referrals

https://www.linnaeusgroup.co.uk
Shirley, United Kingdom
Unknown / Non-Applicable
501 to 1000 Employees
Company - Private
Healthcare Services & Hospitals
2014
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