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Van Driver

  • Job Location: Sunderland
  • Job Type:
  • Salary: £13.37 p/h
  • Posted on: 7th Nov 2023
  • Job Reference: J957927
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Do you enjoy the freedom of being on the road? Are you a competent driver? Qualified to drive vans and/or Lorries?

Would you enjoy working for the UK leading Delivery and Collection Company that is expanding?

We are looking for a presentable, positive team player who is willing and flexible enough to help colleagues ensure that all our customers get their parcels to their customers on time. You must enjoy customer interaction; have great communication/Interpersonal skills which will help us deliver our usual excellent customer service.

Key Duties:

  • Driving a Long Wheel Base Sprinter size van
  • Collecting and delivering parcels both to households and businesses
  • Ensuring vehicle is driven in a safe and courteous manner
  • Using an electronic hand held scanner
  • Lifting and carrying parcels weighing up to 30kg
  • Organising and planning of own route
  • Flexible i.e. may be required to start and finish at different times
  • Available to work overtime during the week and weekends
  • Follow correct key delivery process
  • Motorway and Urban Driving
  • Driving up to 150 miles a day
  • Working between 8 – 11 hours a day

Skills Required:

  • High density multi drop experience – Minimum of 50 drops
  • Full UK Driving Licence (Photo Card and Counterpart) – no more than 6 points
  • Good knowledge of local area
  • Good written and spoken communication skills
  • Physically fit and mobile
  • Good customer service skills
  • High degree of safety awareness
  • Adaptable to change
  • Map out route from A – Z


  • To be over the age of 21 (twenty-one) years;
  • Have worked, as a driver, for at least 60 days in last 6 months;
  • Hold a full driving licence clear of endorsements other than (endorsements for speeding and or parking offences, failure to comply with a traffic direction sign or traffic sign, using mobile phone whilst driving, up to a maximum of six points)
  • Hold a valid category licence as appropriate for the type of vehicle to be driven, for more than two years;

You will be rewarded with regular work and a competitive pay rate of £13.37 per hour.

Apply today!


For more information on this vacancy please contact us on 01302 201002.

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