Parcel Screener Parcelforce Worldwide International Hub Coventry job in Coventry at Royal Mail

Parcel Screener - Parcelforce Worldwide International Hub - Coventry

Company: Royal Mail

Location: Coventry UK

Date Posted:Feb 13, 2018

We are now recruiting Parcel Screeners at Parcelforce Worldwide International Hub - Coventry .Job reference number 86218 Do you have excellent observational skills? Are you a good communicator? Are you trained in deciphering and evaluating computer screen images and x-rays? Parcelforce Worldwide are now recruiting Parcel Screeners. If you are reliable, self motivated and a good team player, you are the type of person we’re looking for. The companyAt Parcelforce Worldwide it’s not just what we do, it’s how we do it that matters. We strive to attract, develop, promote and retain the best talent because it is our people who set us apart from the rest. We are currently recruiting for Parcel Screeners. This is a great opportunity for those with the required skills, passion and drive to join us. You can help us to grow our business, exceed our customer expectations and succeed in our goals. Parcelforce Worldwide is part of Royal Mail Group Ltd and as such we benefit from what a business of around 150,000 employees has to offer, from career opportunities to access to world-class benefits and support. We employ a diverse mix of people and aim to reflect the wider communities we serve. We’re passionate about creating an environment where people are able to give their best, and have been introducing a host of initiatives to support this. Parcelforce Hubs site opened in 1999 and the International Hub is situated alongside the National Hub. We export on average 20,000 parcels nightly to 240 countries and territories.  Volumetric measuring & scanning technology assists in the efficient sortation and processing of items while allowing for items to be tracked through the  pipeline. The presence of a Radiation Portal, Dual image X-ray machines and UKBF, ensure that compliance to International Security/Aviation/Dangerous Goods & Customs regulations are maintained at all times. The roleYou will oversee the receipt and preparation of mail for aircraft departure. You need excellent communication, numerical and writing skills for the purpose of communicating effectively with the police or other government agencies. You’ll be expected to maintain concentration as you complete repetitive tasks. You should have excellent observation skills to interrogate mail by profiling and x-ray screening. You will decipher and evaluate computer screen images so you can identify prohibited and threatening items, including explosives, incendiary and other devices. You will calibrate screening machines to DfT standards and must successfully pass a DfT approved Level E course and an Ishihara colour blindness test. Salary: £24,858 per annum, quoted amounts are per annum for full time hours, pro rata for part time hours. 32.5 Hours Per Week Part time Monday to Friday, 20.00pm to 04.00am We are looking to offer a Permanentcontract. This is a part time vacancy only. If you are successful with your application and currently work full time hours, you will be expected to reduce to part time hours. The benefits     • Shift Allowance for working unsocial hours• Holiday entitlement starts at 22.5 days on entry increasing with service (pro-rata)• Opportunity to achieve a Weekly bonus of up to £20.• Contributory Pension Scheme after qualifying period• Corporate Discounts• Childcare voucher scheme where you can save tax and National Insurance by paying for your childcare by the childcare plus scheme, and an excellent maternity / paternity leave policy.• Development Opportunities• Full uniform provided PLEASE NOTE: This role requires you to work in a high security environment. If successful at interview, you can typically expect to have a waiting period of up to 16 weeks while your application goes through our screening process (which includes a requirement for RMG to obtain 5 year referencing). If invited to interview, we will require you to submit details of what you have been doing (activity) over the past 5 years ad between each activity, there must not be a gap of more than 14 days. If you have had a gap between work then please explain this by writing for example 'Gap - looking for work'. Please note if you supply accurate details including identifying all gaps, this will significantly help speed up the recruitment process.Please be aware that if you have been resident outside the UK continuously in a single country for 6 months or over in the last 5 years you will be required to provide and pay for a criminal record check from that country before your application will be considered further. Does this appeal to you? Do you have the drive and dedication we need and want to work for a company that has stood the test of time? If so, this position may be for you. Royal Mail has been around for 350 years and delivers to every address in the UK. Please note, once our maximum number of applications has been reached, this vacancy will be withdrawn.                                                            We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. For more information on Royal Mail Group and our Values please click on the link (). View full job description
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