Parcel Delivery & Collections Driver- Reading

Recruiter
Location
Reading, Berkshire
Salary
£9 - £10.50/hour Pay rise to £10.95 after 3 months
Posted
16 Sep 2017
Ref
203966917
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

 

Job Title: 3.5 Tonne Parcel Delivery & Collection Van Driver

Location: Reading, Berkshire

Pay- From £9.00 per hour ( Up to £11 for overtime/ weekend work. pay increases with service, up to around £10- £13 per hour after 3 months employment)

Ideally you will have previously worked for a large, national parcel distribution company previously, however applications will be considered from anyone with intense multi drop driving experience

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

3.5 Tonne Multi Drop Van Driver (LWB Sprinter type van) required for an on going contract for a Parcel Delivery company in Reading, Berkshire

This position is expected to start in September and in the future could lead to more solid work. We are looking for people who are available for long term work as the best people are likely to be offered permanent contracts before the end of the year

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 Coast, and parts of London 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 50 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.

For insurance purposes, applicants must be over 23
Applications cannot be accepted from anyone who has an unspent criminal record for fraud, violence, sexual offences or theft. 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