Position; Drivers Mate

Location; Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Salary; £9.00 – 10.00 Per hour + Overtime

The role;

Our client is looking for 2 drivers mates to join their team on a temporary to permanent basis. You will go out in a team to collect and deliver customers goods across the South of the UK.

This is a varied role with everyday a different job and location to go to.

Main responsibilities;

  • Carefully loading items into the work vehicle, ensuring safe movement of all items.
  • Working in a team to ensure each job is carried out in a time efficient manner.
  • Dealing with customers face to face and over the telephone advising of delivery timescales etc
  • Working within customers homes ensuring a first class service is given at all times.
  • Be flexible in your working approach and adjust to problems as they may arise.

Start times vary each morning but would be usually from 0730 / 0800 each day, with some flexibility required depending on the location of the days work. Some overnight stays may be required depending on location of deliveries and collections.

About you;

Applicants should be willing to learn and undertake tasks with a ‘can-do’ attitude.

The company is offering excellent progression and training as well as courses for chosen applicants to progress their career.


  • Positive and self motivated with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to carry out heavy lifting when required
  • Able to load and unload items to and from the vehicle
  • Able to communicate with customers face to face

Commutable locations;

Abingdon, Didcot, Wallingford, Wantage, Oxford, Thatcham, Newbury, Reading,

Key words;

Van driver, driver, loading / unloading, warehouse, production


Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

Job Information

Job Reference: ABI12091DFPR_1624630000
Salary: £9.00 - £10.00 per hour + Overtime
Salary From: £9.00
Salary To: £10.00
Job Industries: Industrial
Job Locations: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Job Types: Permanent
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