Postperson with Driving - Shetland Isles - Dunrossness Delivery Office - (ZE2 9JB)

Date: 05-Jan-2023

Location: Shetland Isles, GB, ZE2 9JB

Company: Royal Mail Group

​Delivery Postie with Driving
Job reference: 292062
Location: Shetland Isles Delivery Office, ZE2 9JB  
Job type: Permanent contract 
Hours: 40 hours per week  Monday-Saturday, working between various start times from 07:45 - 10:00 and various end times from 14:45 - 17:00 

The shift pattern will be 5 weeks on for 6 days, with 1 week off

You may be eligible for a welcome bonus of £1,500


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 available at other offices - no guarantee

•    Free parking on site


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 09/01/23 so make sure you’re available before applying. 


Trust is important to everything we do in Royal Mail. We want to build that trust from the very beginning of your journey with us. The first step is your interview; and we mean your interview. We want to give you the opportunity to present us with your best examples. As a result, we will provide you with your interview questions ahead of the interview taking place, to allow you time to prepare in advance. We want to be transparent about what kind of qualities we are looking for and what a job with Royal Mail entails. Trust on the doorstep starts with you.


Please ensure your contact details are up to date when submitting your application.


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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