Postperson with Driving - Shetland Isles - Lerwick Delivery Office (ZE1 0AA)

Date: 09-Mar-2023

Location: Lerwick, GB, ZE1 0AA

Company: Royal Mail Group

Delivery Postie with Driving
Job Reference: 275061
Location: Lerwick; Shetland Isles Delivery Office, ZE1 0AA 
Job type: Permanent contract 
Hours: Various hours per week, Monday - Saturday, working between 08:00 and 18:00 

We can offer contracts ranging from 16 hours to 40 hours per week, from 2 days a week to 5/6 days per week 

You may be eligible for a welcome bonus of £1,500 and an additional weekly Scottish Island Distance Allowance £20.70


There has never been a more exciting time to join us! We are reinventing Royal Mail for the future and now is a perfect time to join us on that journey.


Each year, we make billions of deliveries possible. Whatever the weather, come rain or shine, we show up. Because for us, it’s personal. For every person, from every walk of life, we deliver. From exam results and tax returns, to wedding invites or online purchases. You could be part of it. Part of the fabric of the nation, bringing trust to the doorstep. A Postie. Delivering for your local community, because you care about the people. The excited faces that open front doors and the small businesses run from bedrooms. It’s a physical job – but it keeps you fit. Interested? Join us and make a difference to the place you call home.

A bit about you

•    Upbeat, independent and self-motivated
•    Organised, punctual and ready to deliver great customer service
•    Think of yourself as a people-person and a friendly face in the community
•    Happy walking for long periods and working outside in any weather
•    Has a strong sense of community and takes pride in what you do
•    Has a full UK manual driving licence with no more than 6 penalty points


What we do for you

To deliver on our ambition we want the best and that’s why we’re delighted to offer market leading pay and benefits for our sector. For bringing your best and serving our customers with pride, you can expect to receive:

•    Pay that’s 10% above the market average in our sector, paid monthly with an hourly rate of £11.59p/hr 

•    For this location there is an area allowance of £90.01 per month, pro rata for part time. 
•    Overtime 1.25x the normal hourly rate 
•    22.5 days holiday, rising with length of service (pro-rata)
•    Contributory pension scheme
•    Lots of opportunity to develop a career
•    Full uniform provided if you’re on a contract of longer than three months
•    Excellent maternity / paternity leave policy

•    Various discounts including high street vouchers, travel and attraction discounts, and savings on beauty products and gym membership

•    Overtime is available not guaranteed


Time to apply

Ready to become a Postie and deliver for the people in your local community? Hit the apply button now. If your application is successful, we’ll invite you to a telephone interview. We plan to hold them from 03/04/2023, so make sure you’re available before applying. 


We’re an inclusive employer and welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds. We’re committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.


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