3.5 Tonne Parcel Delivery & Collection Van Driver - Poole

Job Title: 3.5 Tonne Parcel Delivery & Collection Van Driver

Location: Poole BH17

Pay- From £9.00 per hour ( Up to £11.50 for overtime/ weekend work. pay increases with service, up to around £11- £12 per hour after 3 months employment)

Ideally you will have worked for a large national parcel distribution company previously, but as a minimum all applicants MUST have previous experience of intense multi-drop deliveries in the UK

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO MAKE A ONE TIME TRIP TO SOUTHAMPTON TO COMPLETE ESSENTIAL PAPER WORK FOR THIS JOB

3.5 Tonne Multi Drop Van Drivers required for a casual contract for a Parcel Delivery company (LWB Sprinter type van which will be provided by the client for work purposes only)

This position in expected to start in about two weeks time. Initially this will be ad hoc work but the client starts getting busy now so we are expecting full time, ongoing work to be available and could lead to more solid work.

Typical hours could fall between 7am-7pm Monday- Friday with overtime payable after 8 hours each day. Optional overtime on weekends during the busy periods.

The role is to collect and deliver parcels to residential homes and businesses across the South while proving tracking information. This is fast paced work and requires route planning so good knowledge of the local area is essential

Applicants must be able to safely lift parcels up to 30kg, and be able to deliver a minimum of 70 drops per day within their defined postcode area

Anyone applying should have previously worked as a Multi Drop Delivery Driver (ideally parcel delivery), be well presented, and have a personable nature. Due to elements of customer service and completion of vital paperwork, candidates are required to have a good grasp of the English language both written and spoken.

Applications cannot be accepted from anyone who has an unspent criminal record for fraud, violence, sexual offences or theft.No CCJ's. Due to the nature of the role, the company requires an in depth security clearance check . Anyone who can not provide honest information will automatically be rejected

Simple Recruitment Services Ltd are acting as an introduction agency in this instance. It is not always possible to respond to every applicant, so if you have not heard back from us in 7 days then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful in this occasion. Simple Recruitment Services Ltd will retain your information, and may make contact in the future should other suitable positions become available

Required skills

  • Couriers
  • Deliveries
  • Driver
  • Parcels

Application questions

Do you have any criminal convictions which are currently unspent?
Can you come to Southampton for your registration?
Have you previously worked for a Parcel delivery/ Courier company?
Are you confident in delivering 70 parcels per day?

Reference: 34883589

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