Despatch Assistant

Despatch Assistant
Whixley, York

Location: York

Hours: 39 hrs per week

Monday to Thursday 7.30-4.00, Friday 7.30-3.00 but flexibility required

Hourly rate of pay: £8.72 – £9.16 dependent on experience

Johnsons of Whixley Ltd is situated in the Vale of York and is one of the largest Wholesale Plant Nurseries in the Country, delivering plants all over the UK and Northern Ireland.

We pride ourselves in delivering a great service, a great product and employing great people.

We need a Despatch Assistant who can take a proactive role in assisting with the smooth running of our Despatch Unit.

You must have:

  • A full driving licence
  • Great organisation skills to deal with a variety of tasks
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • And be able to work as part of a team as well as on your own

If you have worked in a despatch team before that would be an advantage, but it’s not essential.

Due to the nature of our operations, the ability to work flexibly, both within the standard working day or week and beyond, and to participate in additional working as and when required is essential.

The duties of the job will involve regular lifting of heavy items, bending and twisting.

We’re a great company to work for with lots of additional benefits such as generous holiday entitlement,  company pension scheme and company bonus schemes (after one year of employment) and lots of other perks and treats.

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If you are interested in becoming part of our team please send your CV  and a covering letter, setting out how you meet the requirements of our job role to our HR coordinator, Christine Davis at recruitment@nurserymen.co.uk by Friday 2nd October.

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