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HGV Driver (Class 2)
Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
Witney, Oxfordshire
 
Full time/Permanent
 
£ Competitive salary
 
kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England. 
We currently have an immediate vacancy for a HGV Driver (Class 2) to join our friendly transport team in Witney, Oxfordshire.
 
Duties will include:
Complete all deliveries to customers within the given timescales. 
Complete all daily vehicle checks and follow the correct defect reporting procedures. 
To complete documentation accurately and clearly. 
Operate the vehicle in a safe and economical manner at all times ensuring that it is maintained in a clean and tidy state. 
Effectively communicate problems and delays to all relevant parties. 
Safely loading and unloading whilst complying with the correct procedure for given location. 
Maintain a full knowledge of the Highway code, Working Time Directive, EU Drivers Hours Regulations and vehicle operations. 
To ensure all Legal Health and Safety legislation and Operational procedures are adhered to at all times and to work within Health and Safety Guidelines at all times ensuring the safety of self and others. 
To ensure all Personnel procedures are adhered to and completed as required. 
To maintain a positive and caring attitude towards customers whilst delivering to their premises. 
To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must have:
LGV 2 C Driving Licence and Drivers’ Certificate of Professional Competence. 
Good customer facing skills / polite and friendly manner. 
Valid CPC Qualification card 
 
In return you will receive: 
  1. Competitive salary 
  2. Company Pension 
  3. Hospital cash plan scheme
  4. Benefits scheme 
  5. Life Assurance  
  6. Car parking
If you think you are the right person for this role please send your CV to jobs@kff.co.uk
 

HGV Driver (Class 2)                                                           
Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
Aylesford, Kent         
                                                                  
Full time/Permanent
 
£ competitive salary
 
kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England.
We currently have an immediate vacancy for a HGV Driver (Class 2) to join our friendly transport team in Aylesford, Kent.
 
Duties will include:
  • Complete all deliveries to customers within the given timescales.
  • Complete all daily vehicle checks and follow the correct defect reporting procedures.
  • To complete documentation accurately and clearly.
  • Operate the vehicle in a safe and economical manner at all times ensuring that it is maintained in a clean and tidy state.
  • Effectively communicate problems and delays to all relevant parties.
  • Safely loading and unloading whilst complying with the correct procedure for given location.
  • Maintain a full knowledge of the Highway code, Working Time Directive, EU Drivers Hours Regulations and vehicle operations.
  • To ensure all Legal Health and Safety legislation and Operational procedures are adhered to at all times and to work within Health and Safety Guidelines at all times ensuring the safety of self and others.
  • To ensure all Personnel procedures are adhered to and completed as required.
  • To maintain a positive and caring attitude towards customers whilst delivering to their premises.
To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must have:
  • LGV 2 C Driving Licence and Drivers’ Certificate of Professional Competence.
  • Good customer facing skills / polite and friendly manner.
  • Valid CPC Qualification card
In return you will receive: 
  1. Competitive salary 
  2. Company Pension 
  3. Hospital cash plan scheme
  4. Benefits scheme 
  5. Life Assurance  
  6. Car parking
If you think you are the right person for this role please send your CV to jobs@kff.co.uk

3.5t Van Driver                                                                     
Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
Aylesford, Kent             
                                                              
Full time/Permanent
 
£ competitive salary
 
kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England.
We currently have an immediate vacancy for a 3.5t Van Driver to join our friendly transport team in Aylesford, Kent. The Company is committed to progressing and upskilling its employees, so if a candidate is interested in training to HGV level then this could be an ideal opportunity to further their career.
 
Duties will include:
  • Complete all deliveries to customers within the given timescales.
  • Complete all daily vehicle checks and follow the correct defect reporting procedures.
  • To complete documentation accurately and clearly.
  • Operate the vehicle in a safe and economical manner at all times ensuring that it is maintained in a clean and tidy state.
  • Effectively communicate problems and delays to all relevant parties.
  • Safely loading and unloading whilst complying with the correct procedure for given location.
  • Maintain a full knowledge of the Highway Code, Working Time Directive, EU Drivers Hours Regulations and vehicle operations.
  • To ensure all Legal Health and Safety legislation and Operational procedures are adhered to at all times and to work within Health and Safety Guidelines at all times ensuring the safety of self and others.
  • To work within other areas /departments within the company as requested by Management from time to time.
  • To keep up to date with company news and instructions by reading notices and memos.
  • To ensure all Personnel procedures are adhered to and completed as required.
  • To maintain a positive and caring attitude towards customers whilst delivering to their premises.
To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must have:
  • Cat B Driving Licence.
  • Good customer facing skills / polite and friendly manner
In return you will receive: 
  1. Competitive salary 
  2. Company Pension 
  3. Hospital cash plan scheme
  4. Benefits scheme 
  5. Life Assurance  
  6. Car parking
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  • If you think you are the right person for this role please send your CV to jobs@kff.co.uk

  • Coldstore Operatives (Night Shift)
    Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
    Aylesford

  • Full time/Permanent
    Start time 6.45pm (Sunday to Thursday)

  • £ competitive salary

  • kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England.
    We currently have immediate vacancies for Coldstore Operatives to join our friendly night shift team in Aylesford, Kent.

  • Duties will include:
    • Picking orders (manually)
    • Stock checking and rotation
    • Manually replenishing pick faces
    • Operating machinery to deposit and withdraw stock pallets
    • Cleaning

  • To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must:
    • Have warehouse experience
    • Have a good understanding of Health and Safety Practices and Procedures
    • Reach truck licence preferred
    • Fork lift licence preferred
    • Be a good problem solver
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Display flexibility
    • Have good numeracy and literacy skills
    • Display flexibility and teamwork

  • In return you will receive:
    • Competitive salary
    • Company Pension
    • Hospital cash plan scheme
    • Benefits scheme
    • Life Assurance
    • Car parking
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  • If you think you are the right person for this role please send your CV to jobs@kff.co.uk

  • Coldstore Operatives (Night Shift)
  • Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
  • Witney, Oxfordshire

  • Full time/Permanent
    Start time 6.45pm (Sunday to Thursday)

  • £ competitive salary

  • kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England.
    We currently have immediate vacancies for Coldstore Operatives to join our friendly night shift team in Aylesford, Kent.

  • Duties will include:
    • Picking orders (manually)
    • Stock checking and rotation
    • Manually replenishing pick faces
    • Operating machinery to deposit and withdraw stock pallets
    • Cleaning

  • To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must:
    • Have warehouse experience
    • Have a good understanding of Health and Safety Practices and Procedures
    • Reach truck licence preferred
    • Fork lift licence preferred
    • Be a good problem solver
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Display flexibility
    • Have good numeracy and literacy skills
    • Display flexibility and teamwork

  • In return you will receive:
    • Competitive salary
    • Company Pension
    • Hospital cash plan scheme
    • Benefits scheme
    • Life Assurance
    • Car parking
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  • If you think you are the right person for this role please send your CV to jobs@kff.co.uk
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  • Coldstore Operative (Day Shift)
    Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
    Aylesford, Kent

  • Full time/Permanent

  • £competitive
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  • kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England.
    We currently have an immediate vacancy for a Coldstore Operative to join our friendly team in Aylesford, Kent.
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  • Duties will include:
    • Picking orders (manually)
    • Stock checking and rotation
    • Manually replenishing pick faces
    • Operating machinery to deposit and withdraw stock pallets
    • Cleaning
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  • To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must:
    • Have good numeracy and literacy skills
    • Good understanding of Health and Safety Practices and Procedures
    • Reach truck licence essential
    • Be a good problem solver
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Display flexibility
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  • In return you will receive:
    • Competitive salary
    • Company Pension
    • Hospital cash plan scheme
    • Benefits scheme
    • Life Assurance
    • Car parking
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  • If you think you are the right person for this role please send your CV to jobs@kff.co.uk
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  • Bids & Tenders Executive
    Kent Frozen Foods Ltd                                                                     
    Aylesford, Kent/Home Based     
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    Full time/Permanent
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    £competitive
     
    Kent Frozen Foods (kff) have over 50 years’ experience of supplying catering essentials, including an extensive range of locally sourced, regional products and high-end ingredients.
    We are one of the very few food wholesalers that can deal with a range of customers from small independents to larger regional groups across the UK.
    kff is a part of Sysco Speciality in the UK, which includes brands such as Fresh Direct, M&J Seafood, Wild Harvest & Fresh Fayre. This is great from a career development perspective, as our colleagues can move around the brands, broadening their knowledge of our products and customers.
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    Scope of position:
  • Role includes the management process of all formal and informal tenders, bids and quotes that are qualified as being part of the kff formal tender /re tender process or are consortia lead.
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    Key Responsibilities:
  • Produce professionally written tender responses and proposals that articulate the organisation’s value proposition.
  • Ensure the effective co-ordination and timely completion of tenders.
  • Play an active role in creating and managing the Bid Library.
  • Organise kick off meetings and internal reviews.
  • Identifying and monitoring opportunities on external portals and downloading documents where necessary
  • Adhere to bid governance processes.
  • Set up and manage mobilisation projects for new wins.
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    Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Excellent written English language skills are essential for this role.
  • Proven skills in writing and editing proposal content would be desirable.
  • You will have a good knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent time management / prioritisation skills
  • Forensic attention to detail and meticulous proof-reading skills
  • A good working knowledge of InDesign would be helpful.
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    In return you will receive:
  • Competitive salary
  • Company Pension
  • Hospital cash plan scheme
  • Benefits scheme
  • Life Assurance  
  • Car parking
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  • If you think you are the right person for this role please send your CV to jobs@kff.co.uk

  • Telephone Sales / Order Processing
  • Kent Frozen Foods Ltd                                                                        
  • Aylesford, Kent      
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  • Full time/Permanent
  • £competitive
     
    kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England.
    We currently have an immediate vacancy for a Telephone Sales Representative to join our friendly Telephone Sales team in Aylesford, Kent.
    This role is to provide excellent Customer Service to all incoming and outgoing telephone calls to kff customers.
     
    Key responsibilities will include:
    Manage the existing customers, alongside the external representatives
    Work through an outbound call list of customers within a timely and orderly manner
    Process telephone orders accurately
    Assist with all other order processing processes
    Handling inbound calls
    Complete pricing forms for new products
    Promote and upsell monthly promotions
     
    To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must:
    Good verbal communication skills on all levels
    Customer service skills 
    Ability to sell
    Accurate and efficient IT skills
    Be a team player
     
    In return you will receive:
    Competitive salary
    Company Pension
    Hospital cash plan scheme
    Benefits scheme
    Life Assurance  
    Car parking
     
  • If you think you are the right person for this role please send your CV to jobs@kff.co.uk

  • Operations Supervisor (Nights)                                               
    Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
    Witney, Oxfordshire   
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    Full time/Permanent
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    £competitive
     
    kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England.
    Working at our Witney site in Oxfordshire, we currently have an immediate vacancy for a night shift Operations Supervisor.
    Whilst having the support of the Warehouse Manager you will be primarily responsible for supervising and managing a team as well as overseeing the management of the Coldstore.
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    Key responsibilities will include:
  • Responsibility for the operation procedures and function.
  • To ensure that all Company policies and procedures are adhered to at all times
  • To ensure Health and Safety procedures are adhered to at all times
  • To effectively manage the team to promote the best interests of the Company
  • To ensure that all team members are trained to maximum efficiency
  • To ensure that all teams are managed and all functions correctly crewed.
  • To ensure that all paperwork is kept up to date and accurate
  • To effectively manage and work with team leaders to ensure good working relationships are promoted at all times.
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  • To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must:
  • Have good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Have excellent and proven people management skills
  • Have good IT skills
  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Have experience of managing change through the development of staff
  • Have experience of managing appraisals
  • Have a good understanding of HR procedures and policies
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety Practices and Procedures
  • Reach truck licence essential 
  • Be a good problem solver
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Display flexibility
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    In return you will receive:
  • Competitive salary
  • Company Pension
  • Hospital cash plan scheme
  • Benefits scheme
  • Life Assurance  
  • Car parking
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  • If you think you are the right person for this role please send your CV to jobs@kff.co.uk

  • EA/Office Manager
    Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
    Aylesford, Kent
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    Full time/Permanent

    £competitive salary

    Principle purpose of position:
    This is a great opportunity to join a small division of a very large international Company supporting the Managing Director as well as managing facilities at our Aylesford and Witney depots. We are looking for a full time PA & Office Manager based in Aylesford in Kent with occasional travel to Witney, Oxfordshire.
    kff is a regional food wholesaler with c.230 colleagues based near Maidstone, Kent. We are part of Sysco, the world’s largest foodservice provider with over 65,000 colleagues globally. kff has a family feel with a close-knit team, supplying both fantastic local pub and restaurant customers, as well as prestigious international customers such as Disney Cruises. 
    This role is fast paced and diverse due to the nature of the food wholesale market. Primarily you will support the Managing Director with all the normal administrative tasks associated with a PA role as well as managing the reception team and any facilities used by both sites.
    We are looking for somebody who is highly organised and a fantastic ambassador for the Company as you will often be the first point of contact with external contacts such as our customers, MD’s and other outside organisations.
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    Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
  • Comprehensive diary/time management for the MD
  • Set up, co-ordinate and control various meetings and invitations.
  • Pre-empt and organise requests for teams and other meetings for or by the MD.
  • Organise all travel arrangements.
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  • Key Attributes
  • Proven experience within a PA and Office Management role.
  • Comfortable working in fast paced environment.
  • Competent in dealing with administrative tasks taking a pro-active approach.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft suite of tools such as Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and Word.
  • Able to deliver results quickly and efficiently whilst multi-tasking.
  • Strong focus on attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Impeccable organisational skills.
  • Presentable with a friendly and professional style.
  • Flexible and dependable.
  • Able to remain calm under pressure.
  • To work with upmost discretion and confidentiality.
  • Authorise and ensure holidays are up to date for any direct reports.
  • Prepare agendas for meeting and ensure all attendees are present.
  • Take minutes and follow up actions from Board meetings.
  • Assist with documents, reports and presentations for the MD.
  • Manage the small reception team and the cleaning team/suppliers.
  • Greet external guests and ensure all meetings are catered for appropriately.
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  • If you think you are the right person for this role please send your CV to jobs@kff.co.uk

  • Stock controller
    Kent Frozen Foods Ltd                                                                        
    Aylesford, Kent      
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    Full time/Permanent
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    £competitive
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    kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England.
    We currently have an immediate vacancy for a Stock controller to join our friendly Supply chain team in Aylesford, Kent.This role is to ensure that stock is managed efficiently to maximise sales whilst reducing wastage.
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    Key responsibilities will include:
  • Placing orders with suppliers to maintain correct stock levels
  • Ensuring incoming stock is aligned with Purchase orders and entering stock on to the system.
  • Production planning for Purple Pineapple production site.
  • Completing stock checks and stock investigations.
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure they meet the correct delivery date.
  • Arranging stock transfers between depots.
  • Highlighting short dated products with wider site departments.
  • Liaise with relevant internal departments.
  • Managing stock returned from customer.
  • Advising suppliers of any shortages/damages upon delivery.
  • Allocating Booking in slots to suppliers.
  • Produce daily reports i.e. (Daily out of stocks, N/A investigation, Shortages & Damages, Rebooks) etc.
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  • To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must have:
  • Good verbal communication at all levels
  • Accurate and efficient IT skills.
  • Product and job knowledge (preferred but not essential).
  • Team working skills.
  • Ability to effectively work with other departments.
  • Previous clerical experience.
  • Previous Goods in/ Stock control experience.
  • Ability to multi task within a busy environment.
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    In return you will receive:
  • Competitive salary
  • Company Pension
  • Hospital cash plan scheme
  • Benefits scheme
  • Life Assurance  
  • Car parking
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  • If you think you are the right person for this role please send your CV to jobs@kff.co.uk

  • Operations Supervisor – Transport
    Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
    Aylesford, Kent
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    Full time/Permanent
    £competitive salary
     
    Principle purpose of position:
    kff is a regional food wholesaler with c.230 colleagues based near Maidstone, Kent. We are part of Sysco, the world’s largest foodservice provider with over 65,000 colleagues globally. kff has a family feel with a close-knit team, supplying both fantastic local pub and restaurant customers, as well as prestigious international customers such as Disney Cruises. 
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    This role is fast paced and diverse due to the nature of the food wholesale market. Primarily you will report to the Transport Manager and will help to manage and develop the Transport Team. 

    Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
    • Lead and manage change within the Transport Team cultivating a culture whereby the company can grow and develop on a sound business infrastructure
    • Lead continuous improvement initiatives and manage training and development as a key to success of a developing and growing organisation ensuring maximum return on investment.
    • Manage effectively the financial spend of all areas achieving the best possible balance between quality of service and cost.
    • Oversee the appraisal structure and reward programmes.
    • Carry out disciplinary investigations and hearings for all areas of the department.
    • To develop and implement a strategy for recruitment, retention and engagement of the right people, creating and maintaining a culture whereby staff are motivated, enthusiastic and passionate about their work
    • To ensure Health and Safety policy is adhered to and managed on a day-to-day basis.
    • To manage the fleet of vehicles, including maintenance and compliance issues and ensuring maximum efficiency.
    • Delivering and maintaining operational service excellence.
    • Demonstrate sound commercial understanding and cost control management.
    •  Develop effective working relationships.
     
    Competency profile required/Person specification:
    Essential:       
    Category C License         
    Experience of Managing in a Transport Operation             
    Excellent and Proven People Management Skills
    Excellent Organisational Skills    
    Experience of Managing Change Through the Development of Staff         
    Innovative Thinker          
    Experience of Managing Appraisal Programmers’              
    Experience of Budget Management         
    Team Player      
    Sound Understanding of Legal Compliance Issues 
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  • Desireable:
  • Category C License  
  • National CPC Holder
     
    In return you will receive:
     
    • Competitive salary
    • Company Pension
    • Hospital cash plan scheme
    • Benefits scheme
    • Life Assurance 
    • Car parking
     
  • If you think you are the right person for this role please send your CV to jobs@kff.co.uk

  • Night Shunter                                                                                              
    Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
    Aylesford
                                                                                                       
    Full time/Permanent
    £competitive
     
    kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England.
    We currently have an immediate vacancy for a Night Shunter to join our friendly Operations team in Aylesford, Kent.
    The role of Night Shunter is to move vehicles safely around the yard and position them on loading bays ready for loading and to ensure they are plugged in, and a good temperature is maintained.
    This role will could include working in all weathers & at temperatures of -25.
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    Key responsibilities and accountabilities:  
  • Maintain & control safe vehicle movement
  • Reversing vehicles safely on to loading bays
  • Use of two-way radios to communicate effectively
  • Moving various palletized goods around site to different locations
  • Health & Safety of the yard area and you
  • Defect reporting – available & unavailable vehicles
  • You may also be required to assist in the Warehouse (should the need arise)
  • Carry out any other additional requests as required by your line manager
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    Competency profile required/Person specification:
  • Have good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good communication
  • Be able to follow radio instructions
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety Practices and Procedures
  • Be a good problem solver
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Display flexibility
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    In return you will receive:
  • Competitive salary
  • Company Pension
  • Hospital cash plan scheme
  • Benefits scheme
  • Life Assurance  
  • Car parking
  •  
  • If you think you are the right person for this role please send your CV to jobs@kff.co.uk
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