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
Post person with Driving - Kingston Upon Thames Delivery Office (KT1 3AW) Kingston Upon Thames, GB, KT1 3AW
Postperson with Driving - Frodsham Delivery Office WA6 7PB Frodsham, GB, WA6 7PB
Postperson with Driving - Crediton Delivery Office (EX17 1HX) Crediton, GB, EX17 1HX
Postperson with Driving - Carnforth Delivery Office (LA5 9EP) Carnforth, GB, LA5 9EP
Postperson with Driving - Quinton Delivery Office (B32 1HZ) Quinton, GB, B32 1HZ
Postperson with Driving - Walsall Delivery Office (WS1 1AA) Walsall, GB, WS1 1AA
Parcelforce Collection & Deliver Driver - Manchester (M24 2YX) Manchester, GB, M24 2YX
Postperson with Driving - North Tyneside Delivery Office NE29 8YY 1 North Shields, GB, NE23 1DJ
Postperson with Driving - Stone Delivery Office (ST15 0YY) Stone, GB, ST15 0YY
Postperson with Driving - Rugeley Delivery Office (WS15 2BE) Rugeley, GB, WS15 2BE
Postperson with Driving - Bournemouth Delivery Office (BH1 1AA) Bournemouth, GB, BH1 1AA
Postperson with Driving - Biddulph Delivery Office (ST8 6DH) Stoke, GB, ST8 6DH
Postperson with Driving - Oldham Delivery Office (OL1 1AA) Oldham, GB, OL1 1AA
Postperson with Driving - Colchester Delivery Office (CO5 0LD) Colchester, GB, CO1 2GB
Postperson with Driving - West Kensington Delivery Office (W14 0PE) London, GB, W14 0PE
Postperson with Driving - Margate Delivery Office (CT9 1NQ) Margate, GB, CT9 1NQ
Postperson with Driving - Gloucester North DO (GL3 4EE) Gloucester, GB, GL3 4EE
Postperson with driving - Darlington Delivery Office(DL1 1AA) Darlington, GB, DL1 1AA
Postperson with Driving - Lancaster Delivery Office (LA1 1AA) Lancaster, GB, LA1 1AA
Postperson with Driving - Cookstown Delivery Office (BT80 8AB) Cookstown, GB, BT80 8AB
Postperson with Driving - Redditch Delivery Office (B97 6AA) Redditch, GB, B97 6AA
Postperson with Driving - Calne Delivery Office (SN11 0BP) Calne, GB, SN11 0BP
Postperson with Driving - Lee Delivery Office (SE9 5DD) Lee, GB, SE9 5DD
Postperson with Driving - Sandhurst Delivery Office (GU47 9XX) Sandhurst, GB, GU47 9XX
Postperson with Driving - Seaton Delivery Office (EX12 2RA) Seaton, GB, EX12 2RA
Postperson with Driving - Dursley Delivery Office (GL11 5BB) Dursley, GB, GL11 5BB
Postperson with Driving - Rednal Delivery Office (B45 8DS) Rednal, GB, B45 8DS
Postperson with Driving - Bristol North Delivery Office (BS6 5DD) 1 Bristol, GB, BS6 5DD
Postperson with Driving - Derby Delivery Office (DE1 1AA) Derby, GB, DE1 1AA
Postperson with Driving - Bitterne Manor Delivery Office (SO18 1QN) Bitterne Manor, GB, SO18 1QN

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.

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

Got a specific job that you’re interested in, or looking for a particular location? Our Job Search can help you find the role that’s ideal for you.

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