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About the role

A job where you are in the driving seat!
As the face of Tesco out on the road, our Customer Delivery Drivers get the opportunity to meet and talk to different customers in their homes every day. That's why this role is about much more than just driving: it's about helping others and delivering great service, with a smile.
Its hands on, physical and full of variety. No two shifts are ever the same and our customer's look for help in all kinds of different ways. For most of the day you'll feel like your own boss, delivering to your customers but there is always a team of managers and colleagues back at the store ready to support you when you need them.
You'll meet great people, learn new things and be part of a specialist, diverse team where everyone is welcome.
Whether you are looking for stability or flexibility to suit your lifestyle, or the opportunity to progress your career, this can be the role for you.

You will be responsible for
  • To serve your customer's with a smile & take care of their deliveries as if they were your own
  • Load your van where required and do regular checks to make sure it's road worthy
  • Represent the Tesco brand whilst on the UK roads.
  • Drive safely, responsibly and within the law.


  • You will need
  • Passionate about delivering great customer service
  • Friendly, approachable and reliable
  • Able to adapt to working in a fast paced, ever changing environment
  • Able to adhere to the UK Domestic Driving Rules
  • Calm under pressure
  • A UK/EU/EEA Driving licence (Full or Automatic only) for at least 12 months with no more than 3 penalty points.


  • What's in it for you
    We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work. These include but aren't limited to:
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Share Schemes - Join 'Buy As You Earn' and 'Save As You Earn' after 3 months service
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
  • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four-day period, off most purchases at Tesco
  • 10% off One Stop
  • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
  • 20% off all F&F purchases
  • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco Bank. T&C's apply
  • 25% off Tesco Cafe
  • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
  • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Uniform provided

  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want.
    Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life's challenges.
    Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money
    Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners

    About us
    Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is 'Serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day'. Our business was built with a simple mission - to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them. In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.

    At Tesco, inclusion means that Everyone's Welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect; by valuing individuality and uniqueness we create a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion have always been at the heart of Tesco. It is embedded in our values: we treat people how they want to be treated. We always want our colleagues to feel they can be themselves at work and we are committed to helping them be at their best. Across the Tesco group we are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues - who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

    Please note
    Tesco will only recruit individuals who have passed the school leaver's age. To find out the school leavers age for your country please visit the following link; https://www.gov.uk/know-when-you-can-leave-school
    We can only accept candidates over the age of 18 if the role requires working before 6:15 am or after 9:45 pm or involves working in areas such as the warehouse, beers, wines & spirits, counters, bakery and driving roles.

    On the occasions where we have high volumes of applicants, some roles may close earlier than the advertised end date in order for us to manage all of the applicants appropriately. We will only be able to offer individual feedback to those candidates who attend an interview.

    For more information about us please visit www.tescoplc.com

    Application process
    To apply for a job in one of our stores, distribution or customer fulfilment centres, you will need to register with us and create a profile. You can keep your profile up-to-date by adding your latest skills and experiences.
    Click through the stages below to see what you can expect from the application process:

    Once you find a job you want to apply for, you can complete the online application form for that role. This will contain some basic questions and a test to see how you would react to situations you could come across whilst working. You will also need to submit your right-to-work documents to be checked. Once you have submitted your application we will review it to see if you have the skills that we are looking for.

    If successful we may invite you in for an interview at the location that you have applied to work in - for management roles there might be an initial telephone interview, before the face-to-face interview.

    At the interview you will complete a variety of tasks depending on the role, including a face-to-face interview. You will be given the opportunity to 'have a go' at the type of work you have applied for: this could be on the shopfloor, or completing a driving assessment. This will give you the opportunity to decide if we are the right for you and if we think you are right for us.
    Job Sector
    Engineering
    Job Position
    Other
    City/Town
    Southampton
    Postal Code
    SO16 4QE
    Address
    Southampton SO16 4QE, UK Show on map
    Location
    Southampton
    Post date
    Closing date

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