Parcelforce Collection & Delivery Driver - Edinburgh (EH11 4XX)

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Job ref: 301644 Salary: £22,833 per annum (£11.51 per hour), increasing to £25,175 per annum (£12.69 per hour) on completion of a 6 month probation period (based on a 38 hour full time), plus an...

Job ref: 301644   Salary: £22,833 per annum (£11.51 per hour), increasing to £25,175 per annum (£12.69 per hour) on completion of a 6 month probation period (based on a 38 hour full time), plus an additional supplement of £824 per annum pro rota.   You could earn a total package of circa £30,000 per annum, including excellent benefits (based on a 38 hour full time week with overtime).   Contract Type: Permanent     Working hours: 38  Full time  hours per week with opportunity for overtime. Typical attendance is Monday to Friday 08:54 up to 17:30, start/finish times may vary and flexibility will be required.    Location: Parcelforce Worldwide, Edinburgh Local Depot, Bankhead Crossway, Edinburgh, EH11 4XX   The Benefits   •  Medical Care including eye and dental care •  Opportunity to increase earnings by working extra hours •  £24.41 per week driving allowance plus weekly bonus of up to £16 •  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 •  Corporate discounts   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.   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.

 

Trust is important to everything we do in Parcelforce. 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 Parcelforce entails. Trust on the doorstep starts with you.

 

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

 

 

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