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Delivery Driver/Depot Operative (25 years+)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh Based
  • Closing 11th March 2019

  • Advertised from 14th February 2019
  • £8.75 per hour (rising to £9.00 per hour from 1st April 2019). 14 hours per week. Contract: Funded for a fixed term of 6 months


Cyrenians runs the Central and South East Scotland branch of FareShare.

FareShare is the UK’s largest charity fighting hunger and food waste through the redistribution of surplus food to frontline charities and community groups.

As a FareShare Depot Driver and operative for FareShare Central and South East Scotland you will collect and deliver food from and to our food partners across Edinburgh, Central and South East Scotland. You will also deliver food from our Regional Centre based at Jane Street, Leith, to our community organisations and charity members within Edinburgh, Central and South East Scotland.

This is more than a driving job, you will also be the face of FareShare, being a regular point of contact with our local food partners and the charities receiving food. In addition, you will also supervise volunteers who join you as van assistants.

We are looking for a confident driver, with a positive approach and excellent communication skills. You should also be a reliable and effective team player, and be able to demonstrate Cyrenians values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

Organisation Profile:

Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.


Application notes

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 11th March 2019

Interview Date: Week commencing 18th March 2019

For full details and an application pack please visit , call 0131 475 2354 (during office hours) or e-mail:

CV’s will not be accepted.