Self-employed Core Delivery Driver (EH11)

  • Job Reference: OPS04037
  • Date Posted: 25 June 2024
  • Employer: Yodel
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £18.00 to £20.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Self-employed Core Delivery Driver

As one of our Self-Employed Core Delivery Drivers you'll enjoy freedom, flexibility and better financial rewards, plus all the support and benefits of being part of our wider Yodel team. You don't need any experience, and the more you deliver, the more you earn.

Why join Yodel

Competitive rates for each parcel you deliver or collect
Typically, our Delivery Drivers can earn anything between £18 - £20p/h (paid per parcel).
We're in the business of delivering promises as well as parcels therefore we're raising our game and giving you more reasons to come and join us. All our rates are competitively enhanced taking business mileage and operational costs into consideration. It's a total gamechanger.

Weekly Pay
All Self-Employed Suppliers are paid weekly once they have provided four weeks services. This means, once you have onboarded with Yodel, you will receive your first payment in week 5, which will equate to the successful deliveries made in week 1, and then weekly from there on. This method of payment allows you, the supplier, to receive more regular payments for the delivery services you have provided.

We have plenty of parcels for to deliver
There are plenty of parcels to deliver meaning the earning opportunity is in your hands. Our parcels weigh up to a maximum of 15kg and can vary in size. You can realistically deliver and collect between 16-25 parcels an hour depending on the area and your experience, for 6 days a week. The more you deliver, the more you earn with the opportunity to take more parcels and boost your revenue.

We'll give you freedom and flexibility
You can plan your own route or use our handy award-winning app with simple instructions and built in optimisation which will help you prepare and plan your routes more easily, as well as allowing you to liaise directly with customers.

We'll offer regular work in the same area, 6 days a week
We deliver parcels for some of the biggest retailers around. So, there's no shortage of parcels to deliver. Plus, you'll be able to stay local and get to know the roads and customers.

We'll develop and support you
You'll get all the independence of being self-employed, plus the backing of our expert team and access to a Yodel representative, to answer your questions.

The Life of a Core Delivery Driver

Each day is what you make it. You can plan your own route, which will keep things fresh and interesting. And at each delivery or doorstep, use your mobile to scan parcels and make sure they're safely received by the customer, so there's no difficult technology for you to get to grips with. We will arrange a suitable time for you to collect your parcels daily, or for those located within a more rural area, we can drop to you. Simple!

Want a bit more? All our Self Employed Delivery Drivers have access to:

- Partner Discounts - Including Naked Wines, Beer Hawk and Hello Fresh.
- Health and Wellbeing Programmes - Offering support from managing relationships to finance
- Develop and grow your business - There's plenty of parcels to deliver meaning the earning opportunity is in your hands

What you'll need to show us?

No, experience, no problem! We give full training and support to help you get on your way.
All you need to show us is the following to get started:
- Access to a insured car or van (up to 3.5 tonne)
- A full UK or EC/EEA Driving Licence
- Proof of Right to Work in the UK
- IOS or Android smart phone
- Proof of own bank account
- And finally, have a great attitude
Yodel recognises that its people are fundamental to its success. We are committed to equal opportunities, we value differences between people, and we aim to build teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.
If you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements for the recruitment process or the role, please contact the recruitment team who will be happy to discuss
We are looking to partner up with more Self Employed Delivery Drivers than ever before so register your interest today!