What is the role?

You will be assessing, and PAT testing donated electrical items to ensure that they are safe and in good working order before allocating for re-sale, via our Retail outlets and e-commerce team. This role will take place in our busy Donation Centre Warehouse, where you will be volunteering as part of our broader Retail team.

We currently have volunteer vacancies for PAT testers in our Donation Centre for the following shifts:

Tuesday: 9am – 1pm
Friday: 9am – 1pm

What will I be doing?

  • Role tasks:
    • Visually inspecting electrical items for frayed wires, faults and general wear and tear
    • PAT testing electrical items to ensure that they meet required standards of safety for re-sale
    • Completing required checklists and paperwork
    • Marking appliances with appropriate stickers to indicate if they have passed their PAT or not
    • Identifying electrical items that are not safe or suitable for sale, and following in-house processes to ensure these items are removed from circulation correctly
    • Some manual handling involved as you will also be testing larger appliances, such as white goods
    • Liaising with either the Warehouse Supervisor or Distribution & Logistics Manager to advise of any issues or concerns about electrical goods



    Skills and Experience Required:

    • A certificate in PAT testing or demonstrable experience in this area is essential for this role
    • A good awareness of Health & Safety standards
    • Previous experience of working as a PAT Tester would be desirable
    • Good team working and communication skills, as you will be conducting your role as part of the broader retail team

Are you Interested?

If you are interested in a volunteering role with us, complete our Application Form and we will be in touch.

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