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Parcelforce Collection & Delivery Driver 3.5t with Parcel Sorting - Oxford

Posted 5 February by Parcelforce Featured Ended

We are now recruiting Parcelforce Collection & Delivery Drivers with Parcel Sorting at Oxford LD .

Job reference number 82558

Do you want to be part of a growing business? Do you enjoy the freedom of being on the road?

If you answered yes to the questions above then Collection and Delivery Driver may be the job for you.

The company

At Parcelforce Worldwide it’s not just what we do, it’s how we do it that matters. We strive to attract, develop, promote and retain the best talent because it is our people who set us apart from the rest.

We are currently recruiting for Collection and Delivery Drivers to support our growing business. This is a great opportunity for those with the required skills, passion and drive to join us. You can help us to grow our business, exceed our customer expectations and succeed in our goals.

Parcelforce Worldwide is part of Royal Mail Group Ltd and as such we benefit from what a business of around 150,000 employees has to offer, from career opportunities to access to world-class benefits and support. We employ a diverse mix of people and aim to reflect the wider communities we serve. We’re passionate about creating an environment where people are able to give their best, and have been introducing a host of initiatives to support this..

Start your journey with us and apply today.

The role

40 hours per week Full time Your shift pattern will be driving Monday to Thursday from 1pm until 9pm and parcel sorting Friday night from 11pm until 7am

As a Collection and Delivery Driver your day will typically start at 1pm by planning your delivery route so local knowledge and experience of multi drop deliveries would be a huge benefit, then before you leave the depot you will carry out the relevant safety checks on your vehicle. Your responsibilities then include collecting and delivering parcels both to households and businesses. You will scan parcels on and off route to ensure tracking information is available to customers and colleagues. You must enjoy driving, even at peak hours and be able to lift and carry parcels weighing up to 30kg and be willing to work paid overtime including possible Saturday overtime.

We are looking for positive team players who are willing and flexible enough to help colleagues ensure that all our customers get their parcels to their customers on time. You must enjoy customer interaction; have great communication/Interpersonal skills which will help us deliver our usual excellent customer service.

You will require the following;

  • A full UK manual driving licence (in your current UK address), with no more than 6 penalty points is essential but ideally a clean licence is preferred, please note you will be required to show this at assessment.
  • Your driving licence must cover vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes 

Parcel Sorting  - Your responsibilities will include loading and unloading vehicles, sorting, scanning and labelling parcels quickly and efficiently to make sure they leave the processing centre on time and in perfect condition.

You will be required to carry out the following:

• Lift and carry parcels weighing up to 30 kilograms.

• Work on your own for long periods.

• Pay good attention to detail

The benefits

We are looking to offer Fixed Term contracts for 6 months with the following benefits for the right candidates:

You will receive a starting basic salary of £19,010 per annum based on a full time 40 hour week, pro rata for part time hours, which will increase to £20,959 per annum pro rata for part time hours, on successful completion of a 6 month probationary period.

You will also receive £20.32 per week pro rata driving allowance for C&D roles 

Please note that you must be flexible to work the occasional Saturday, (the above rates do not include any overtime).

Additional Benefits:

• Night Shift Allowance of £2.09 per hour between the hours of 20:00 – 06:00

• Opportunity to achieve a weekly bonus of up to £16.

• Opportunity to increase earning potential by working overtime

• 4.5 weeks holiday entitlement per annum, increasing with service

• Medical Care including Eye and Dental Care

• Corporate discounts

• Company pension scheme after qualifying period

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.

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Accounts Receivable, Collections, Night, Operations, Finance

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