Warehouse Assistant (5 posts)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 12/12/2019 23:59
£18,065 - £18,426 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Furniture Service
Closing date:
12 Dec
Further Information

At YHN our vision is to be ‘First for Housing’. We have bold plans for the future and our people are key to us achieving our goals, so we want to attract the very best.

We manage more than 26,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and provide a huge range of support services to our customers. From benefits and money advice to providing a repairs and maintenance service and supporting customers with their tenancies, we strive to make living easier.

Our new business strategy, Destination 2022, sets out how we’re going to achieve our vision. The journey to Destination 2022 is guided by our values - Ready, Amazing, Revolutionary, Energetic - we live and breathe them, and they shape how we work day to day.

We offer a forward thinking and open environment where our people are empowered to make a difference, coupled with competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits.
These benefits include flexible working, generous annual leave allowance, local government pension scheme and access to extensive learning and development opportunities plus regular support from your manager.

5 Warehouse Assistant vacancies fixed term contracts for 6 months

The Role: As a Warehouse Assistant at NFS you will be required to work in a large logistics Warehouse. You will work as part of a busy team undertaking general warehousing duties such as; replenishment and recycling of household goods, picking stock using an Electronic stock delivery system, loading and unloading vehicles, PAT testing and housekeeping to name a few. As our workload increases you will be required to assist with the delivery of furniture to our broad range of customers working as a driver’s mate. All training is provided on the job and all job specific professional training is provided by YHN.

The Person: The successful candidate must be highly motivated, pro-active and be able to prioritise their duties according to demand. They will require a good team working ethic but at times required to work alone. Experience in the warehousing and logistics sector is desirable but not essential. Manual handling is an integral part of the role. They must also be well organised, have good planning skills and be forward thinking to deal with competing customer demands. We always strive to deliver excellent customer service in accordance with our core values and expect you to do so as part of our team.

Most of our full-time vacancies are available on a job share basis, if you want to discuss this option for this vacancy or if you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Neil Jones on 0191 2788390 or email yhnjobs@newcastle.gov.uk

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV’s, only online applications. To apply, click on the “Apply for this job” tab. Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your North East Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox.

YHN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all groups regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, age, race, maternity and pregnancy, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.