Parcelforce Collection and Delivery Driver 3.5t Saturday - Ipswich

Date: 08-Feb-2019

Location: Ipswich, GB, IP3 9SL

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job ref: 103061

Contract Type: Permanent 

Working hours: 6 hours Saturday only per week with opportunity for overtime.  Typical attendance is 7.30am until 1.30pm 

The Benefits

  • Medical Care provided by Benenden Health
  • Eye and Dental Care
  • Opportunity to increase earnings by working extra hours
  • £21.34 per week pro rata driving allowance plus weekly bonus of up to £16
  • Saturday Premium - Saturday an extra £3.50 per hour this applies to contracted hours worked on a Saturday after 06:00 
  • Company pension scheme
  • 4.5 weeks annual holiday entitlement, increasing with service
  • Option to purchase additional leave direct from pay
  • Career development opportunities
  • Free full Uniform supplied
  • Discounts with High Street stores and more…


At Parcelforce Worldwide it’s not just what we do, it’s how we do it that matters. That’s why we’re on the lookout for an excellent Collection and Delivery Driver to join our dedicated team, support our growing business and exceed our customer’s expectations.


About the role

First things first, you’ll start your day by planning your delivery route and carrying out safety checks on your vehicle. Then you’ll be busy collecting and delivering parcels to households and businesses. You’ll go the extra mile for our customers as you deliver everything from birthday presents to vital business information. In return, you’ll get a rewarding role including best-in-industry benefits. You will receive a starting basic of £9.81 per hour, which will increase to £10.81 per hour on successful completion of a 6 month probationary period.


About you

Naturally friendly, you’re a positive and proactive person looking for a long-term career in an ambitious and growing company. A brilliant team player, you’ve the ability to build good relationships with everyone you work with – always seeking the best results for our customers. It’s important that you’re able to lift and carry parcels weighing up to 30kg.

It’s essential that you have a full UK manual driving licence (in your current UK address) covering up to 3.5 tonnes (Cat B).  In an ideal world you’ll have a clean licence but it definitely shouldn’t have more than 6 penalty points. And, just so you know, you’ll be required to show your licence at your assessment.


About us

Parcelforce Worldwide provides express parcel delivery across the UK. We employ over 5,500 people and operate across a network of 54 depots throughout the UK. Our intelligent use of technology helps ensure we stay one-step ahead, and everyone that works for us has the responsibility to create a smooth and efficient service. We are always thinking ahead, and we’re always looking for friendly and committed people to join our diverse and supportive team.

Interested? We can’t wait to hear from you.

Please note once our maximum number of applications has been reached, this advert will be closed.


We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.


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