Posties & Sorting

Our postie and sorting teams are the heartbeat of everything we do. They’re hands-on, making sure every single letter and parcel reaches the right person as soon as possible. Posties collect the day’s deliveries from the sorting office and head out to deliver it to the community, whilst our sorting teams continue to process mail arriving from around the country.

It’s not always easy. In both jobs, our people are on their feet throughout the day delivering and moving letters and parcels around the sorting facilities and into people’s homes and to local businesses. But it’s worth it. Our teams are proud to be an essential part of their communities, helping everybody to get what they need and stay in touch with loved ones. While it can be hard, we always make sure they have the support they need and the development opportunities to build a career delivering for the community.

 

Relevant Jobs

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Title Location
Postperson with Driving - Glenrothes Delivery Office (KY7 4NY) Glenrothes, GB, KY7 4NY
Postperson with Driving - Newton Abbot Delivery Office (TQ12 4BT) Newton Abbot, GB, TQ12 4BT
Postperson with Driving - Malton Delivery Office (YO17 7HS) Malton, GB, YO17 7HS
Parcelforce Warehouse Sorter (Part Time) - Medway (ME8 0PP) - Fixed Term Contract 6 Months Medway, GB, ME8 0PP
Postperson with Driving - Swanhouse Delivery Office, Leicester (LE19 1TH) Leicester, GB, LE19 1TH
Postperson with Driving - Airdrie Delivery Office (ML6 6AA) Airdrie, GB, ML6 6AA
Postperson with Driving - Newton Abbot Delivery Office (TQ12 4BT) Newton Abbot, GB, TQ12 4BT
Postperson with Driving - Chesterfield Delivery Office (S40 1AA) Chesterfield, GB, S40 1AA
Postperson with Driving - Tweedale Delivery Office (TF7 4RB) Tweedale, GB, TF7 4RB
Postperson With Driving - Durham Delivery Office (DH1 1SE) Durham, GB, 2182
Postperson with Driving - Waterlooville Delivery Office (PO7 7TP) Waterlooville, GB, PO7 7TP
Postperson with Driving - Ely Delivery Office (CB7 4PF) Ely, GB, CB7 4PF
Postperson with Driving - Bolton North Delivery Office (BL1 8XX) Bolton, GB, BL1 8XX
Postperson with Driving - Lytham St Annes Delivery Office (FY8 1AA) Lytham St Annes, GB, FY8 1AA
Postperson with Driving - Wellington Delivery Office (TF1 1AA) Wellington, GB, TF1 1AA
Postperson with Driving - Winton Delivery Office (BH11 8JP) Bournemouth, GB, BH11 8JP
Postperson with Driving - Stanford Le Hope Delivery Office (SS17 7LH) Stanford le Hope, GB, SS17 7LH
Postperson with Driving - Pensbury Place Delivery Office (SW8 4TJ) GB, SW8 4TJ
Postperson with Driving - Newcastle Under Lyme Delivery Office (ST5 6ED) Newcastle under Lyme, GB, ST5 6ED
Postperson with Driving - Craven Arms Delivery Office (SY7 9QA) Craven Arms, GB, SY7 9QA
Collections & Network Driver - Glasgow South East Delivery Office (G32 8FA) Glasgow, GB, G32 8FA
Postperson with Driving - Hunstanton Delivery Office (PE36 5AA) Hunstanton, GB, PE36 5AA
Postperson with Driving - Walsall Delivery Office (WS1 1AA) Walsall, GB, WS1 1AA
Postperson with Driving - Crawley Delivery Office (RH10 1AA) Crawley, GB, RH10 1AA
Postperson with Driving - Bideford Delivery Office (EX39 2EX) Bideford, GB, EX39 2EX
Postperson with Driving - Redstone Hill Delivery Office (RH1 1AA) Redhill, GB, RH1 1AA
Collections Driver - Liverpool South Delivery Office (L3 4XX) Liverpool, GB, L3 4XX
Postperson with Driving - Slough Delivery Office (SL1 1AA) Slough, GB, SL1 1AA
Postperson with Driving - Teddington Delivery Office (TW118EG) Teddington, GB, TW1 18EG
Postperson with Driving - Chatham Delivery Office (ME4 4AA) Chatham, GB, ME4 4AA

Playing our part

Posties are the face of Royal Mail and their work wouldn’t be possible without the dedication of our sorting teams. Every letter and parcel goes from the letter box into one of our sorting centres where it’s then given to the right postie to take on their route. With over 1,500 depots it’s a big job, but they work together to get it done.

Playing our part

Posties are the face of Royal Mail and their work wouldn’t be possible without the dedication of our sorting teams. Every letter and parcel goes from the letter box into one of our sorting centres where it’s then given to the right postie to take on their route. With over 1,500 depots it’s a big job, but they work together to get it done.

Day to day life

Both teams need people who like to be on their feet getting things done. As a postie you’ll travel through your community getting deliveries where they need to be. You’ll be out in every weather and you’ll have the latest technology helping support you. The sorting office is all about processing post as quickly and effectively as possible and we’re always developing new ways to do it better. But in both roles, our colleagues are part of a real community who look out for each other, help each other succeed and make the most of doing a job they’re proud of.

Day to day life

Both teams need people who like to be on their feet getting things done. As a postie you’ll travel through your community getting deliveries where they need to be. You’ll be out in every weather and you’ll have the latest technology helping support you. The sorting office is all about processing post as quickly and effectively as possible and we’re always developing new ways to do it better. But in both roles, our colleagues are part of a real community who look out for each other, help each other succeed and make the most of doing a job they’re proud of.

Our People

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    Career progression

    Mike joined Royal Mail at age 16, since then he's worked in various roles across the business and been able to build a career with us. Through his own initiative, he studied for a degree in order to join our graduate scheme and we're proud to have given him the opportunities to progress. In the 26 years he's been with us, he's always been supported by his team, he understands how he can add value to the business and today continues to earn qualifications and develop himself. In his words, "the opportunities are endless in Royal Mail if you have the commitment and flexibility."

Meet Stacey

Stacey wanted a career change and chose being a postie for the outdoor life. Going from two thousand steps a day to twenty thousand wasn't easy, but she had plenty of support to help her find her feet. Watch her film and find out why she thinks she made the right decision. 

Meet Matt

Meet Matt. He’s been a postie in Bradford for over 10 years and still enjoys it for the same reasons he applied in the first place. Early starts and early finishes, being outside rather than in an office and getting to work alongside people he likes. But that’s not all he does. He’s a workplace coach as well which means he helps newer colleagues learn the job. Find out more about what that means in this film.

Meet Jodie

Think being a postie is just for men? Tell that to Jodie who’s been here since 1998. She’s enjoyed a lot of different roles including a postal cadet, distribution and she now works as a postie. Whether it’s saying good morning to the community she’s part of or just enjoying the fresh air every day, she’s never been prouder to work for Royal Mail. Watch her film and find out why.

 

 

 

 

 

Check out a day in the life of two of our posties!

Benefits

Make your money go further with our corporate discounts on groceries, tech, cars, days out, holidays and more.

It all adds up, save for your future with our contributory pension scheme.

You’ll be eligible for our Cycle to Work scheme and save 25% off the price of a new bike & accessories

Holiday starts at 22.5 days a year, the longer you’re with us, the more days you’ll get.

You’ll have excellent options to develop your career with Royal Mail, we’ll share your aspirations and help you go further.

Our First Class health and wellbeing programme includes access to a confidential helpline, a wellbeing portal for hints and tips across a range of subjects and access to gyms in our larger sites.

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Temporary Jobs

We get extremely busy at certain times of year and are always looking for flexible workers to help us ensure everybody’s mail arrives on time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We might be able to help with some of your straightforward queries, check our Frequently Asked Questions page for lots of helpful answers.

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Job Search

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