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Home Delivery Network

3.5 Trainee Driver

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Vacancy Type:
07 Feb 2023

Job Description

We have a fantastic Trainee Driver opportunity for someone to join our Home Delivery Network in our Depot. Starting salary - £27673.00pa

This is a fantastic opportunity to join us initially as a 3.5t driver working in a team with a view to becoming a qualified 7.5T driver gaining your C1 and CPC licences as well by completing your Theory and Practical tests. All this to be completed within 6 months, with an opportunity to go on and take your C+E licence to drive articulated vehicles.

To ensure you get to this level we have broken down the 2 years training programme into 5 stages.

  • Stage 1 – Driver recruited as a 3.5t trainee driver on a 6 month probation, driving 3.5t vehicles and acting as a driver mate
  • Stage 2 – Complete Driver Theory and attain medical certification for licence application
  • Stage 3 – Start your integration and training into driving a 7.5t and achieving your Cat C licence. Also CPC training to be provided
  • Stage 4 – Work as a Home Delivery Driver
  • Stage 5 – Undertake your Category C+E Training

Through out your time in the role you will be required to:

  • Deliver furniture into the customers room of choice
  • Management your time efficiently as part of a team
  • Show a passion for offering great customer service

Requirements for the role:

  • Valid Category B (car) driving licence
  • Must be 18 or over years old
  • No more than 6 points on the licence
  • No DD, DR, or IN endorsements
  • You will need to sign the Dunelm Study Policy (2-year period)
What's in it for you?
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days.
  • Days off so you can celebrate your Birthday and also when you move ‘Home’ so you can get settled in.

  • Family leave – Maternity and paternity leave.

  • A cool 15% discount on all Dunelm products, in-store and online to help make your house a 'Home'.

  • Amazing Internal colleague network groups where our colleagues are empowered to create environments where everyone can feel at Home communicate.

  • Contribution to your pension scheme for the twilight years.

  • Fantastic sharesave option where colleagues can buy Dunelm shares on a monthly basis at a discounted rate to build up an investment for that rainy day.

  • Cycle to work scheme to help keep colleagues fit and help with air pollution, travel costs, tax and national insurance.

  • Continuous training and ongoing coaching so colleagues feel confident and in control of their role.

  • A caring and diverse colleague wellbeing support which includes access to our colleague financial support fund, an online medical GP and counselling support which is provided by our partnership with Retail Trust.

  • Tonnes of genuine career opportunities and the support to grow your career through the business as each individual colleague wishes to.

If you are ready to start your journey with Dunelm and committed to offering great customer service and applying yourself in the role then apply today.

Dunelm is committed to becoming a fully inclusive business that is representative of our customers and locations. We recognise the value in diversity and welcome applications from all candidates regardless of sex, age, race, religion, ability, gender or sexual identity, socio-economic background or education. We are committed to making Dunelm a place where everyone can enjoy a successful career and have systems in place to support all our staff. We are seeking applications from candidates who share our values and celebrate diversity in all its forms.