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Van Drivers

Salary: £0

Location: York

Job type: Permanent

Category: York

Due to the expansion of our retail portfolio at Pavers, we have opportunities for Van Drivers to join our Warehouse Distribution Team at our Head Office in York on a full time basis. The positions are offered as a 40 hour per week contract, working 5 out of 7 days across a flexible shift pattern between the hours of 6am and 10pm Monday to Sunday. You’ll need a full driver’s licence to apply (the Vans are 3.5 tonne Luton vans so there are no HGV licence requirements) and for insurance reasons, you will need to be over 21. The role will include some heavy lifting at times so a good level of physical fitness is required. Previous delivery driver experience is preferred. You’ll join a team of drivers who work on rotation and when not driving, you’ll help out in the Warehouse with duties as required. You’ll be a key player in the distribution side of the business to ensure stock arrive safely and timely in our stores throughout the UK! Role Responsibilities of a Van Driver include: Deliver and bring back stock designated for other shops Maintain vehicle health checks, i.e. oil levels, tyre depths etc Provide cover for van routes Comply with road traffic laws Process returns (COPS) Distribute pre-packed cartons into designated shop packing areas. Re-box small cartons into default cartons ready for despatch. Count number of cartons for despatch Load outgoing shipments onto transport Keep Warehouse and surrounding areas clean and tidy General Warehouse duties Comply with the Company Health & safety policy Any other duties required by the Company Requirements to be a Van Driver: Previous experience in Delivery Driving preferred Conscientious driver 21+ (for insurance reasons) Ideally a clean Driver’s License Good communicator Good level of physical fitness Ability to use initiative Team player Good communication skills Good level of literacy and numeracy Good timekeeping skills Bonus & Benefits for our Van Driver: £9.00 per hour Generous Staff Discount Discretionary Annual Bonus Free onsite parking Holiday Entitlement (Increases with service) Company Contribution Pension Access to RetailHUB (Wellbeing & Financial Support) About Us Pavers Shoes is one of the UK’s leading shoe retailers. Established in 1971 we remain family owned-and-run, and also own and operate the Jones Bootmaker and Herring Shoes brands. Together we have over 170 stores in the UK and Ireland, and over 1,500 people in our ever-expanding family. In 2020 we were voted one of the Top 20 Retailers in the country to work for (Retail Week/Glassdoor), were recognised in the Sunday Times’ Top Track 250, and also won Best Footwear Retailer (Multiple) at the Drapers Awards. We are passionate about providing comfort and happiness to our customers, and we make sure to employ people who are as passionate as we are. We always look for happy, confident, upbeat people, and we provide great jobs in a supportive family environment for them. We know that without our colleagues there is no business, and so the better we look after you the better service you will provide our customers. We always try and do the right thing by our people. We strive for diversity of thinking across the business and believe strongly in supporting our local communities. In 2018 we donated over £2.2m to establish the Pavers Foundation, with the specific purpose of providing grants for causes important to all our colleagues in the areas of health, education, and community. In terms of the environment, we are constantly seeking to reduce our impact. Since 2021 we have been fully carbon neutral, and we also have one of the largest solar arrays in the North-East of England on our warehouse generating clean energy. Because every year we give a percentage of our annual profits to our Foundation, our overarching aim is to be financially successful, but to achieve this in an environmentally and socially responsible manner. If this sounds like the kind of business you’d like to know more about, we’d love to hear from you - please apply today for the role of Van Driver

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