Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Atherstone
Salary: £16.41 - £20.93 per hour
Start Date: 2018-11-09
Reference: KFDR005
Contact Name: Blue Arrow Burton
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 09, 2018 17:43

Job Description

Pay Rate: £16.41 to £18.93 ph 
Working pattern: Various shifts, days, afternoons and nights
Contract: Temporary (Christmas peak)  
Location: Atherstone, CV9 1 JE 


  • Competitive salary 
  • No overnight stays 
  • No multi-drops  
  • Weekly Pay  
  • Instant access to Blue Arrow’s online training portal 
  • Instant access to online retail discounts 
  • Automatic entry and consideration for Blue Arrow's monthly Superstars recognition scheme 
  • Minimum 8 hours paid per shift 
  • Paid assessments 
  • Enhanced rates for Ltd CO Drivers 

    Take your career up a gear and join Royal Mail as they deliver Christmas.  

    Christmas is almost upon us bringing with it a host of C+E driving opportunities for qualified, reliable, and flexible drivers.   

    This is your chance to become an integral part of the Royal Mail logistical team helping to deliver a one-price-goes-anywhere postal service to 29 million addresses across the UK.   

    Joining Royal Mail as a C+E driver based out of Atherstone in the Midlands you will be working independently to collect and transport mail along fixed routes, delivering it on to the next stage in the process.   

    The fixed route system that Royal Mail operates ensures that you are able to work with efficiency and autonomy to complete your work your way, simply driving the route, loading and unloading, maintaining the security of your load and the condition of your vehicle.   

    Unlike many driving roles there are no multidrop routes and no overnight stays with this position.  You will be working shifts across the 24 hour operation, starting in October through to January 2019.  

    We know that C+E drivers pride themselves on their commitment to deliver on time whatever the load and so if you are a qualified and experienced C+E driver who has the self-motivation and dedication to thrive in the driving force behind one of the UK’s most trusted delivery companies we want to hear from you.   

    This role is open to applications from individuals seeking temporary employment as well as private Limited Company drivers.   

    Getting to know the employer is an important step when applying for a job, their core values provide a valuable insight into what being part of the team is all about and Royal Mail are a great example of a Company who pride themselves upon their employee led values and culture; “We’re proud to work for Royal Mail. What we do matters to people. We listen. We’re trusted. Each of us is respected. We go the extra mile for our customers and for each other. Everyone contributes and works together to deliver our promises, finding ways to be more successful.”  

    Role Requirements:   

  • Full valid UK manual C+E driving license (Large Goods Vehicle Class 1) 
  • Hold a full Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC) 
  • Digi Tacho Knowledge 
  • Less than 6 penalty points on your license (ideally a clean license is preferred) 
  • Pass Royal Mails driving assessment 
  • Minimum 2 years experience preferred 
  • Ability to provide 5 years work and address history 

    If you are interested in this role then please click APPLY today or for more information call on 01283 537660.

    Alternatively if you would like a call back text "ROYAL" to 07912 970326 and we will call you back.