Delivery Driver

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 03/12/2020 23:59
£19,312 - £20,493 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN House
Number of posts:
Closing date:
3 Dec
Further Information

At YHN our vision is to be ‘First for Housing’. We have bold plans for the future and our people are key to us achieving our goals, so we want to attract the very best.

We manage more than 26,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and provide a huge range of support services to our customers. From benefits and money advice to providing a repairs and maintenance service and supporting customers with their tenancies, we strive to make living easier.

Our new business strategy, Destination 2022, sets out how we’re going to achieve our vision. The journey to Destination 2022 is guided by our values - Ready, Amazing, Revolutionary, Energetic - we live and breathe them and they shape how we work day to day.

We offer a forward thinking and open environment where our people are empowered to make a difference, coupled with competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits.

These benefits include flexible working, generous annual leave allowance, local government pension scheme and access to extensive learning and development opportunities plus regular support from your manager.

The role:
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 covering the 4 corners of the UK.

Our success means we are looking for a Delivery Driver 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.

The person:
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 by YHN. You must also hold a valid CPC card and Digital Tachograph Card.

Our customers are at the forefront of our business. We need individuals who care about delivering excellent customer service and take pride in what they do. Your positive attitude will motivate and influence 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, 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.

For further information please call Andrew Waters for an initial, no obligation chat on 07816 842568.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV's, only online applications. To apply, click on the 'Apply Now’ 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.

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.