Parcelforce Collection & Delivery Driver - Fixed Term Contract 12 Months

  • Job Reference: 309653
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Employer: Royal Mail Group
  • Website: https://jobs.royalmailgroup.com
  • Location: Gloucester (GL2 2AD), United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

 

Job ref: 309653
 

Starting salary of £23,290 (£11.75 per hour) increasing to £25,679 (£12.95 per hour), on completion of 6 month probation period. Plus, an additional supplement of £824 per annum pro rota, nightshift allowance and excellent benefits (based on a 38 hour full time week).

 
You could earn a total package of circa £30,000 per annum, including excellent benefits (based on a 38 hour full time week with overtime).
 
Contract Type: Fixed Term  
 
Working hours: 38  Full time  hours per week with opportunity for overtime. Typical attendance is Monday to Friday, 07:30 - 17:30. 
 
Location: Parcelforce Worldwide Gloucester, Unit 1 The Perry Centre, Gloucester, GL2 2AD
 
The Benefits
 
    Medical Care including eye and dental care
    Opportunity to increase earnings by working extra hours
    £24.41 per week driving allowance plus weekly bonus of up to £16
    Company pension scheme
    4.5 weeks annual holiday entitlement, increasing with service
    Option to purchase additional leave direct from pay
    Career development opportunities
    Free full Uniform supplied
    Corporate discounts
 
At Parcelforce Worldwide it's not just what we do, it's how we do it that matters. That's why we're on the lookout for an excellent Collection and Delivery Driver to join our dedicated team, support our growing business and exceed our customer's expectations.
 
About the role

First things first, you'll start your day by planning your delivery route and carrying out safety checks on your vehicle. Then you'll be busy collecting and delivering parcels to households and businesses. You'll go the extra mile for our customers as you deliver everything from birthday presents to vital business information. In return, you'll get a rewarding role including best-in-industry benefits.
 
About you

Naturally friendly, you're a positive and proactive person looking for a long-term career in an ambitious and growing company. A brilliant team player, you've the ability to build good relationships with everyone you work with - always seeking the best results for our customers. It's important that you're able to lift and carry parcels weighing up to 30kg.
 
It's essential that you have a full UK manual driving licence (in your current UK address) covering up to 3.5 tonnes (Cat B). In an ideal world you'll have a clean licence but it definitely shouldn't have more than 6 penalty points. And, just so you know, you'll be required to show your licence at your assessment.
 
About us

Parcelforce Worldwide provides express parcel delivery across the UK. We employ over 5,500 people and operate across a network of 54 depots throughout the UK. Our intelligent use of technology helps ensure we stay one-step ahead, and everyone that works for us has the responsibility to create a smooth and efficient service. We are always thinking ahead, and we're always looking for friendly and committed people to join our diverse and supportive team.

 

Interested? We can't wait to hear from you.

 

Trust is important to everything we do in Parcelforce. We want to build that trust from the very beginning of your journey with us. The first step is your interview; and we mean your interview. We want to give you the opportunity to present us with your best examples. As a result, we will provide you with your interview questions ahead of the interview taking place, to allow you time to prepare in advance. We want to be transparent about what kind of qualities we are looking for and what a job with Parcelforce entails. Trust on the doorstep starts with you.

 

Please note once our maximum number of applications has been reached, this advert will be closed.