Postman/Postwoman with Driving - Tain DO

Royal Mail Group

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Royal Mail are now recruiting for delivery postwomen and postmen with Driving at Tain Delivery Office.

Job Reference Number 54664

As the face of Royal Mail you will work from 7:00 to 12:20 as part of a team, ensuring we continue to deliver the high standards of service our customers expect.


When you think of jobs at Royal Mail, the first thing you might think of is the postwomen and men who deliver mail to your home day in, day out. From exam results and tax returns, to wedding invites or online purchases, joining Royal Mail gives you the opportunity to deliver much more than mail. It allows you the chance to deliver smiles and successes; new toys and old memories – making a real impact in the heart of your community, while working for one of the UK’s most well-loved brands.


About the Role


Delivering mail and parcels to houses and businesses within a set area. You’ll be the face of Royal Mail in your local community, and work flexible hours to deliver the outstanding levels of service our customers have come to expect. You’ll start your day in the local delivery office, sorting the mail for your route.  You will then need to complete the necessary checks on your vehicle, guidance on how to complete these checks will be covered during your initial training, before joining a colleague in a shared van to start your round.  You’ll each be given a hand-held computer device to capture customer signatures for deliveries and the round will take around four hours to complete.  Light weight trollies are supplied to carry your mail as you walk on foot between delivery points.  You will move to new delivery areas throughout the day, driving your vehicle in a responsible manner and parking safely at all times before returning back to the delivery office.


About You


Upbeat and self-motivated, you’ll be as happy working alone as you will be working as part of a team and getting to know the different people on your round. You’ll have a strong sense of community and the idea of doing a job that involves flexible shift patterns will appeal. We deliver mail come rain or shine, so we’re looking for safety conscious people who like being outdoors whatever the weather, and because there is walking involved in every round, you’ll also be someone who likes the idea of doing a job that will help you keep fit.  Some experience in a customer facing role would be ideal.  A full driving licence with no more than six penalty points is essential, but ideally a clean licence is preferred.


About Us


Five centuries in business has made Royal Mail more than a household name. We connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 29 million addresses across the UK.

A FTSE 100 organisation, we’re undertaking one of the biggest industrial transformations in the UK in recent history.  Letter volumes are declining. So, we are focused on leveraging the increasing number of parcels being driven by the growth of the online shopping industry. We want to be more flexible and efficient and are employing our strong brand and a range of new products and services to achieve this.

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 of our job applicants.


Pay and Benefits


You will be paid weekly, increments at 6 months and 12 months are subject to satisfactory performance.

Starting Salary [National]

Age 17         £7.40         + 6 months         +12 months Age 18         £9.51            £10.09                 £10.57

[Outer London]

Age 17         £8.78         + 6 months         +12 months Age 18         £11.28           £11.91               £12.54   [Inner London]

Age 17         £9.28         + 6 months         +12 months Age 18         £11.94           £12.60               £13.26                           We also offer a weekly Delivery Functional Supplement of £23.96 (pro-rata) plus overtime and shift allowance if applicable.


Hours of work:

We are looking to offer Permanent contracts for *for xxx months (delete if permanent contract) Part/Full time, XX hours per week (attendance pattern eg. Monday to Saturday with 1 day off)


Other benefits include:



What happens next?

After this stage, your application will be reviewed and if you are successful you will be invited to a face to face interview.


Please note, once our maximum number of applications has been reached this vacancy will close.


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