Job descriptionPart time Delivery Postperson with Driving Job reference: 295030 Location: Belfast Delivery Office, BT5 6QH Contract: Permanent Hours: 30 hours Shift: Between 08.30 and 15:30, 5 days per week (Monday – Saturday) Hourly Rate: £11.59 , plus an additional £5.83 per hour Sunday premium, a weekly supplement of £27.14 (pro rata) and in some locations an area allowance is payable. Royal Mail is one of the UK’s best-loved brands. Every day, we’re bringing letters and parcels to people around the country; something that communities across the UK rely on. We are 150,000 strong with 500 years of history, and we wear our badge with pride. Now, we want you to wear it too. About the role From scorching summer days to the depths of winter, our postal workers play a vital role, delivering the mail. It’s a physically demanding job – but it’s one the nation relies on. Here, you will: Work part-time hours between the hours of 08.30 and 15:30Cover periods of leave for a fixed number of routes (so you’ll need to be a bit flexible)Sort the mail for your routeCheck your vehicle and join a colleague for your roundSpend between four and six hours delivering mail outdoors About you Upbeat and self-motivated: You’ll be happy working solo as well as part of a team.Love of the outdoors: From rural farms to city apartments, corner shops to business parks, whatever the weather (and, this being Britain, it can get quite extreme) we’re there, six days a week. That means you’ll need to be happy being out and about.Good level of fitness: There’s up to six hours per day of walking, so you should relish a role that keeps you fit.Excellent organisation: You will need to be able to plan your round and make sure you complete all your deliveries in good time.Resilience: You will be able to work under pressure and with the public, acting as a friendly face that people know and trust.Flexibility: You will be working in different areas covering your colleagues’ holidays, so you might need to adjust your working hours to match your round. Driving licence requirements A full UK manual driving licence (in your current UK address), with no more than six penalty points is essential, but a clean licence is preferred. Please note you will be required to show this at assessment. About us We’re more than a household name. Using technology and logistics, we’re delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 29 million addresses across the UK – everything from birthday presents to exam results. This means you’ll make a difference to people’s lives, every day. Our postal workers are part of the community. We don’t just deliver post: we deliver a promise. No matter the location, we make it to that doorstep – and we make our customers smile. It might seem like a little thing but, together, we have a big impact. Royal Mail Group, delivered by people for people. We’re also an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at our heart. We welcome applications from individuals of all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. You will be paid weekly, with pay increments after six months and twelve months, subject to satisfactory performance. We also offer a weekly supplement of £27.14 (pro-rata) plus overtime and shift allowance if applicable for Delivery work. In addition, we offer a Sunday Premium of an additional £5.83 per hour. Other benefits include: Holiday entitlement starts at 22.5 days on entry rising with length of service (pro-rata)Contributory Pension SchemeExcellent career development opportunitiesFull uniform providedExcellent maternity / paternity leave policyCycle2work scheme*Many varied corporate discounts* e.g. lifestyle discounts to include high street vouchers, travel & attraction discounts for family days out, fashion, gifts and health & wellbeing to include discount on beauty products and gym membershiprestrictions may apply Shift patterns Part time 30 hours per weekWorking between the hours of 08.30 and 15:30Five days across Monday to SaturdayOne day off during the week (rotational day off) What happens next? After you apply, your application will be reviewed and, if you’re successful, you will be invited to a Telephone interview. Trust is important to everything we do in Royal Mail. We want to build that trust from the very beginning of your journey with us. The first step is your interview; and we mean your interview. We want to give you the opportunity to present us with your best examples. As a result, we will provide you with your interview questions ahead of the interview taking place, to allow you time to prepare in advance. We want to be transparent about what kind of qualities we are looking for and what a job with Royal Mail entails. Trust on the doorstep starts with you. 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.
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