Driver - Cash Transportation Maidstone £11.95 per hour during first 6 months then raising to £12.25 after six months and then £12.55 after twelve months
Driver - Cash TransportationLocation: Maidstone | Salary: £11.95 per hour during first 6 months then raising to £12.25 after six months and then £12.55 after twelve months | Posted: 13 Oct 2021 | Closes: 30 Nov 2021 | Job Type: Permanent & Full-time | Region / Division: UK & Ireland | Reference: G4S/CD/7189
Uniform, Annual Leave, Pension, Life Assurance, Employee Assistance Programme
In 2021, G4S, a London-based global security company, was acquired by Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company that provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions. This acquisition expands Allied Universal’s footprint and infrastructure on a global and local level. Through the company’s vast network of more than 800,000 employees, we leverage global best practices in communities all over the world. With revenues of $18 billion, we are supported by efficient processes and systems that can only come with scale to help deliver our promise locally: keeping people safe so our communities can thrive. In the UK and the Middle East, we have an extensive network of offices and more than 52,000 employees to support our local communities and customers. We believe there is no greater purpose than serving and safeguarding customers, communities, and people in today’s world. Allied Universal is There for you®. For more information, please visit www.g4s.com or www.aus.com.
G4S (now part of Allied Universal) is the largest secure solutions company in the world and one of Britain’s top Employers. Our Cash Management Solutions business has expertise in secure logistics and payment services including cash and valuables transportation, cash processing, ATM and cash centre outsourcing, secure storage and retrieval and merchant services.
As an employee of G4S Cash Solutions, each role will have specific responsibilities for the identification, management and control of risk in order to safeguard the business, staff, customers, assets and reputation. Every G4S employee has a role to play in understanding and supporting the business in embedding effective risk management controls and assurance and being integral to the effectiveness and success of G4S.
Full Time, Part Time, Day and Night Positions available.
We currently have a number of opportunities for Secure Drivers to join our team and be a part of our continued success. As a G4S Driver in cash transportation, you will be at the very heart of our operation. Your primary responsibility will be to securely deliver and collect cash to and from our customer premises. Due to the nature of the industry in which we operate, you will need to be confident working to stringent procedures within a highly regulated environment. This will ensure that our service remains superior and that our customers’ requirements are met with optimum efficiency.
As a Driver – Cash Transportation, you will deliver and collect cash/coin to and from customer sites, within specified time windows, ensuring all work is completed in a timely manner and in accordance with the trip sheet. You will be responsible for maintaining good, safe and courteous driving behaviour and presenting a professional appearance by always wearing the company uniform and the relevant safety equipment provided. Our Drivers must:
Always be polite and courteous to customers and members of the public.
Carry out vehicle checks and report any security and/or mechanical defects and follow procedures properly in the event of an emergency or a criminal attack.
Always wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided.
Checking consignments and ensuring accuracy and efficient loading/unloading at branches and other secure areas.
Undertake training to develop, learn and progress.
Demonstrate a proactive attitude by carrying out any other duties as deemed reasonable.
The Ideal Candidate:
So what makes a successful Driver?
To succeed as a G4S Driver, you will need to hold a valid driver’s licence and preferably a C1 licence (allowing you to drive a vehicle up to 7.5 tonnes), however a C1 licence is not essential. You will need to be confident in communicating with customers and colleagues in both written and spoken English and an appropriate level of numeracy is also very important.
You will need to be confident following specific procedures and instructions and be able to work to tight deadlines.
Previous experience in a driving role would be extremely beneficial, as would experience using IT and computer systems.
Finally, you must be continuously focused on providing a top notch service to our customers by being efficient, flexible and at all times security conscious.
We also have some specific security criteria that you will need to meet:
You must be able to pass a criminal record check as well as a personal credit and ID check.
You must also have a 10 year employment/unemployment/educational history that we can check and verify.
You will need to be prepared to undergo airport style searches when entering and leaving our premises and be comfortable working within a secure and confined environment.
An SIA licence would be beneficial.
We’ll provide all the training and support to help you progress as a key member of a world-class team. And in addition to a culture that believes in promoting from within, we offer up to five weeks’ paid holiday, paid overtime, pension scheme, life assurance, health checks, free uniform and We Care; 24/7 access to online GP, mental health support and virtual wellbeing.
This role will be subject to a medical review, which may include a medical assessment with an occupational health practitioner.
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