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Postperson with Driving – Lerwick Delivery Office

Royal Mail Group

Type
Full-Time
Address
Shetland Isles Delivery Office, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0AA
Wage
£12.29ph
Company
Royal Mail Group
Details
Job Details

 

Job Reference: 309688

Location: Lerwick; ZE1 0AA

Job type: Permanent contract

Hours: 37.00 hours per week, working 5 days across Mon-Sun, working between 10:00 and 18:00
Please note, from the end of April 2024, your attendance times may change  in line with a national project, more information will be available at interview.
Due to operational demand, you will be required to work Saturday and Sunday.

You may be entitled to 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 £12.29/hr
  • 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 parental leave policy
  • Various discounts including high street vouchers, travel and attraction discounts, and savings on beauty products and gym membership

 

Time to apply

Ready to become a Postie and deliver for the people in your local community? Hit the Apply button on this page now. If your application is successful, the first step will be to invite you to a telephone screening call and if successful, this will be followed by an interview at the Delivery Office.

If your application is successful, the next step will be a screening call, so please expect a telephone call from one of our recruiters shortly.

Please click here, which will take you to the Information Checklist which lists the acceptable documents. In addition, please also view the Health Matrix, as this provides details of health-related elements you may need to consider.

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

 

Royal Mail are proud of our diverse employee network groups and the active role they play to support belonging and encourage a positive work environment. We are firmly committed to inclusion and passionate about our people representing the communities we serve.

We are happy to support your need for any adjustments during the application and hiring process. Please share the details within your application if required.

We are Forces family friendly and a Gold signatory to the Armed Forces Covenant. We welcome applications from ex-Armed Forces personnel, reservists, veterans, cadet instructors and military spouses/partners.

For more information on Royal Mail Group and our values please click here: https://www.internationaldistributionsservices.com/en/about-us/

 

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