RAF Brize Norton - OX18 3LX
Full Time, 40 Hours - 12 Hour Shifts 2 Days, 2 Nights, 4 Days Off
Competative Salary+ Benefits
At RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, Serco proudly support the RAF and MoD, supplying around 20 different services onsite, from engine and aircraft maintenance, to fuelling and ground control services. As a Cargo Handler, you'll contribute enormously to the vital work carried out here. You'll also be part of the wider team, with 5,800 service personnel, 1,200 contractors and 300 civil servants on site.
The Cargo Handlers will ensure the correct allocation of freight to flights due to depart form Brize Norton. The Cargo Handlers will be responsible for putting the freight on aircraft/ building pallets The pallet builds will be specific to each aircraft, so they will vary in size, shape and weight.
Successful candidates will receive full training in how to transport Goods, including Dangerous Goods by road and air in accordance with Civil Aviation Regulations, a recognised qualification at all airports and road haulage companies. You will also receive full training to become a Fork Lift Truck Driver.
What you need to do the role?
No experience is necessary as full training will be provided. However please be advised the role of Cargo Handler is a physically demanding role.
· Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives.
· A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.
· Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.
What we offer:
· 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and the chance to purchase additional days.
· Serco discounts which includes cinema, entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
· We are constantly challenging ourselves and each other to deliver brilliantly, and you will too, working in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.
We have a mandate to deliver brilliantly. If you think this role would suit you, working in an exciting and challenging environment with like-minded individuals, please apply now and upload a copy of your CV and covering letter.
Meaningful and Vital Work - Everyone in our Defence business has an important role to play in the smooth operation of the UK's Armed Forces. Whether you're joining us from the military or from a civilian background, you'll take great pride in supporting the military and the care we take of our defence customers.
A World of Opportunity - With over 70 military contracts here in the UK and a wide variety of roles, Serco can offer excellent opportunities for progression, whether that's in Defence or in another part of our multi-sector business. We also support our teams with a range of training and accreditations, from apprenticeships to chartered statuses.
Great People - Within Serco you'll find diverse and inclusive people that are driven by the same can-do attitude and values of Care, Trust, Pride, and Innovation. We are proud of who we are as individuals - and of how we come together as one team.
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
We're also a signatory of the UK Government's Women in Defence Charter serco.com/uk/careers/defence-careers/women-in-defence
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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.
We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background.