Delivery Driver

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/12/2018 23:59
£17,972 - £19,446 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN Campus, Benton Park Road
Closing date:
16 Dec
Further Information

At YHN, we are responsible for managing over 26,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and our other partners and we aim to enable positive living for people in our homes and neighbourhoods. We are looking for people with the right mix of skills and abilities to work with us to create homes and neighbourhoods we all can be proud of and enable YHN and the community to work together to realise a brighter future. If you share this passion, a career at YHN could be for you.

Delivery Driver (Permanent)
NE Jobs Vacancy Number: 181625
Salary: Y4 (£17,972 - £19,446 per annum)
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN Warehouse, Benton Park Road NE7 7LX
Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
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Successful businesses don’t stand still, they need to be constantly innovating, improving and developing and that’s why it is such an exciting and interesting time to join Your Homes Newcastle.

Newcastle Furniture Service is the commercial arm of YHN, we deliver and install furniture items to houses across the UK, predominantly in the North East, however we are growing and have new contracts in the South of England and Wales.

Our success means we are looking for Delivery Drivers to help us deliver and collect furniture to all areas of the UK that will involve staying away from home overnight on at least a fortnightly basis.

This role is contracted to 37 hours per week but different to other driving jobs, you will work Monday to Friday.

To apply you must already possess a category C+E licence or hold an HGV licence and be prepared to undertake training to C+E category. All training is fully funded.

The successful candidate(s) must care about delivering excellent customer service, take pride in what you do whilst motivating others to do the same. You must also possess a flexible approach to challenging delivery deadlines.

In return we offer a competitive salary, opportunities for overtime, an overnight subsistence allowance, a career average pension scheme, 23 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years’ service, 8 bank holidays, time off between Christmas and New Year, discounted beds and mattresses, salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes and home electronics, and a uniform as standard. We invest in our staff, providing time and opportunities to develop their work-related skills and knowledge in a way that best suit their individual needs.

If you are passionate about making every day count in a business that invests in you, then we would love to hear from you. For an informal chat to learn more about if this exciting opportunity is for you please contact David Lavery on 0191 2781891.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV's, only online applications. To apply, click on the 'Apply for this Job' tab. Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your North-East Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox.

As an Arms-Length Management Organisation, YHN’s relationship with Newcastle City Council is governed by a Management Agreement. The existing Management Agreement runs until 2026.

YHN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all groups regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, age, race, maternity and pregnancy, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.