Overview

Collection and Delivery Job at Royal Mail Group – in London / Gatwick Airport

Job Description

Job ref: 216302

Salary: £21,119 per annum, increasing to £23,284 per annum on completion of a 6 month probation period (based on a 39 hour full time).

You could earn a total package of circa £30,000 per annum, including excellent benefits (based on a 39 hour full time week with overtime)

Contract Type: Fixed Term 3 Months

Working hours: 39 Full time hours per week with opportunity for overtime. Typical attendance is Monday to Friday 09:00 – 18:00

Location: PFW Gatwick Depot, Camino Park, CRAWLEY, RH10 9ZX

The Benefits

Medical Care including eye and dental care

Opportunity to increase earnings by working extra hours

£22.58 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, and a basic salary of £21,119 increasing to £23,284 on completion of a 6 month probation period.

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.

What happens next?

After you apply your application will be reviewed and, if you’re successful, you will be invited to a telephone interview. If offered a position you will also be required to pass the Parcelforce Driving 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.

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

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 here: https://jobs.royalmailgroup.com/content/About-Us/?locale=en_GB

About Company

Company: Royal Mail Group –

Company Location:  London / Gatwick Airport

About Royal Mail Group -