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Drivers Mate - Temporary Contract - Nottingham

  • Part-Time, Full-Time (depending on centre)
  • Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Level: Entry
  • Job ID: 069736
  • Postal Code: NG9 7BW

Future you finds the right fit

With these traits you’re perfectly equipped for an Driver Helper position at UPS

  • Communicator 8
  • Efficient 9
  • Organised 10
  • Positive 10
  • Quick-thinking 9
  • Responsible 10

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  • Safety, at work and on the road, is your number one priority.
  • You help deliver packages fast and safely.
  • You’re the friendly and professional face of UPS to our customers.
  • You roll up your sleeves and you’re flexible, even when things get busy.
  • Your customers’ happiness is your happiness.

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Future you is part of the community

As a Driver Helper, you’ll be a welcome and necessary part of the local community. You’ll be connecting with people from all walks of life, enriching their lives by delivering their packages reliably and with a smile.

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FUTURE YOU is ready to discover the world.

Join UPS and be part of an international network that’s active in over 220 countries and territories. Write your own name in a success story that has gone global.

  • $74 Billion in revenues in 2019
  • 21.9 Million Deliveries every day to 11.5 million customers
  • 528,000 Global Employees
  • 2,800 Operating facilities worldwide

A lot goes into ensuring the efficient distribution of our goods, services and information. Future You thrives in our busy environment, moving and sorting packages for our customers.

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Future you is perfectly prepared

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Every job at UPS requires teamwork. You ensure that our drivers have their deliveries ready when needed and prepare distribution. Together you are successful and provide the reliable service our customers depend on. For you, it can be the beginning of an exciting career at UPS.

You’ll do what our drivers can’t. When you consider the importance of many of our packages, every second counts. So you’ll hop out of the delivery vehicle on foot to deliver them, saving valuable time.

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Future you gets more

  • Competitive pay and paid overtime opportunities

  • Company pension scheme

  • Discounts on major retailers

  • Comprehensive training

  • Career Growth & Mobility

  • Paid holidays

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Drivers Mate - Temporary Contract - Nottingham

  • Part-Time, Full-Time (depending on centre)
  • Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Level: Entry
  • Job ID: 069736
  • Postal Code: NG9 7BW

Driver Helper Position Summary:

In order to ensure we are able to maintain service excellence throughout our peak period, we have exciting opportunities available assisting our drivers as temporary driver helpers.

This role will involve meeting drivers, at predetermined locations, in order to assist with deliveries and collections during peak periods. Helpers will be paid for all hours worked from the point of meeting with the driver until completion of duties.

Whilst we can guarantee 20 hours per week, further hours will vary dependant on volumes and specific areas, it is anticipated that helpers will, in the main, be required to work from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm. Similarly whilst during the busiest weeks, we expect helpers to be required Monday to Friday, in quieter periods this may differ.

Salary starts from £10.56 per hour and will be paid weekly. The role will commence between the 24th September and 19th November, with start dates offered across this period.

Opportunities to apply for permanent roles within UPS will be available for suitable candidates.

We are recruiting for driver helpers in the following postcode areas, please only apply if you live in (or are able to travel to) these postcodes:


Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete multiple deliveries and collections of packages on foot.
  • Prioritize workload to ensure time commitments are met.
  • Check for 'cash on delivery' packages and ensure all monies are collected.
  • Ensure correct completion of UPS paperwork
  • Expected to comply with UPS Policy Code and appearance guidelines. .
  • To project a high quality UPS image both internally and externally and provide the highest quality service to our customers at all times.

Key Skills / Experience:

  • Some experience in a similar work environment would be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer service experience would be an advantage.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Flexible working approach as overtime will be required.
  • Be a good team player with the ability to work on own initiative and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Flexible, friendly and enthusiastic attitude.

We offer a wide range of benefits from a Company pension scheme to a corporate discount programme.

UPS operates a ‘promotion from within policy’ with all our employees having the opportunity to progress within the Company.

If you wish to contact UPS prior to applying for this position please email;


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