Trainee Driver Jobs

Our trainee driver jobs are ideal for those looking to start a new career behind the wheel. At the John Lewis Partnership, we offer an inclusive working environment where you’re always supported to grow your skills. As a Partner of our business, you’ll also receive industry leading benefits. These include discounts in John Lewis and Waitrose, holiday and extended leave, working family support and benefits to support your health and wellbeing. Take a look at our trainee delivery driver jobs below to start your journey with us.

Role overview

About our trainee driver jobs

Our driver trainee roles will provide you with the opportunity to learn from the best. During a 12-month training programme, you’ll learn a range of new skills such as safe handling and vehicle checking. These will allow you to deliver the seamless customer experience we always strive for.

As a trainee driver you’ll be responsible for loading your delivery vehicle and getting goods to customers on time. Great communication with both your team and the customer is vital in this role.

We’re looking for people with a driving license, good interpersonal skills and an eagerness to provide the best possible customer service. Find out more by visiting our Waitrose and John Lewis delivery driver pages.

Partner Benefits


We have many benefits that can help you financially. Not only do Partner receive generous discounts in both John Lewis and Waitrose, we also have teamed up with many organisations across the country to offer discounts (such as restaurants and travel companies). Based on the performance of the Partnership, you could also be rewarded with a Partnership bonus, paid annually.

Family Support

We understand just how important it is to have the best support in place for you and your family. That’s why we have a range of benefits to do just that. Including our market leading Equal Parenthood Leave available to every Partner, regardless of how they’ve become a parent.

Time Away

Who doesn’t enjoy time away from work? Our time away benefits are here to be enjoyed. Exclusive hotels just for Partners, ticket subsidies, sport clubs and societies and the opportunity to buy an extra weeks holiday every year! What’s not to love?

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Health & Wellness

We’re invested in the financial, physical, mental and social wellbeing of all our Partners. Changes in society and the workplace are putting new pressures on workers, and we’re more committed than ever in supporting Partners and helping them fulfil their potential whilst. making sure they are happy, not just in work, but outside of work too.

Flexible Working

The Partnership supports flexible working, such as when, where and how you work. Working flexibly may mean different things to help with your own work-life balance. For example, it might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts. You’ll have the opportunity to discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.

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The Partnership has a Defined Contribution pension scheme where your contributions will be matched by the Partnership (up to 8% of pay) and, after three years’ service, you’ll receive an additional Partnership contribution of 4% of pay, regardless of whether you pay in or not.

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How to apply

Application process

Applying for a new job can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Take a look at our helpful guide to understand what to expect in your application journey and the support we can offer you throughout.