Parcelforce Collection & Delivery Driver - Basingstoke LD

Posted 3 September by Parcelforce

We are now recruiting Parcelforce Collection & Delivery Drivers at PFW Basingstoke LD.

Job reference number 93338

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 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 £19,961 per annum based on a full time 39 hour week, pro rata for part time hours, which will increase to £22,007 per annum pro rata for part time hours, on successful completion of a 6 month probationary period.

Saturday & Sunday Premium - Saturday an extra £3.50 per hour & Sunday an extra £5.25 per hour, this applies to contracted hours worked on a Saturday after 06:00 and Sunday 00:01 – 23:59 

You will also receive £21.34 per week pro rata driving allowance for C&D roles.

Please note that you must be flexible to work the occasional Saturday and Sunday.

Additional Benefits:

• 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

• Development opportunities

• Full Uniform supplied

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

39 hours per week Full time Monday to Friday from 07:15 to 17:15 with up to 50 hours per week depending on the business needs.

As a Collection and Delivery Driver your day will typically start at 07:15am 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.

Please note, once our maximum number of applications has been reached, this vacancy will be withdrawn.

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, Finance

Reference: 35443213

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