Courier Driver

The Pathology Partnership · Ipswich , Suffolk
Department The Pathology Partnership
Employment Type 4 On 4 Off
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation £8.91

9 Month Full-time Temp Contract


We are looking for a Courier Driver working from Ipswich & Colchester Hospital on a Fixed 9 Month full time 42hr per week contract based on a 12hr Shift 4 on 4 off shift basis at £8.91 per hour. Overtime is available. 


The role comes with use of company vehicle. 


The main purpose of this Courier driver role will be to contribute to the safe and timely movement and transportation of goods and equipment.


The role will require excellent communication skills with customers, colleagues, and other stakeholders to maintain the highest standards. Using electronic and paper-based forms of recording jobs and items delivered and collected, making sure that all courier jobs are carried out correctly and on time.


The Main responsibilities are:


  • To carry out courier journeys to various locations and to agreed routes and timings.
  • To complete digital and manual documentation required by both legislation and organisational procedures
  • To maintain regular contact with the operations office using a range of communication systems
  • To ensure all items are kept safe and secure at all times
  • To comply at all times with the Road Traffic Act while driving and other relevant legislation connected to the vehicle
  • To act as customer contact at delivery points of service, and relay relevant information to the operations office
  • To complete vehicle checks prior to use, and to notify any defects to the Operations Office verbally and by recording on appropriate documentation
  • To act in a polite and courteous manner to customers and road users at all times


You MUST have held a Full UK Manual Driving Licence for a minimum of 12 months and have no more than 6 penalty points


We would like to hear from you if you can demonstrate:


  • The ability to work on own initiative
  • Must be able to plan routes effectively
  • Must be a good communicator
  • Customer focused


Skills and Abilities


  • Able to remain calm under pressure
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good communicator
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to use a PDA (training will be given)
  • Good/Clear handwriting

ERS Medical, one of the UK’s largest independent healthcare service providers, offers a range of specialist patient transport and courier services to the NHS and wider healthcare sector across the UK.

Thank You

Your application was submitted successfully.

  • Location
    Ipswich , Suffolk
  • Department
    The Pathology Partnership
  • Employment Type
    4 On 4 Off
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation