Customer Delivery Driver Trainee

Job Type Supply Chain and Logistics
Location Greenhithe - Crossways
Partnership Level 10
Closing Date 29/07/2021
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £10.38 - £10.38
Salary Frequency Hourly
Hours of Work 41 hours per week 06:00 - 17:00 (4 Days per week) 10:30 - 21:30 (4 Days per week)


Due to the nature of this role, we require all applicants to be over 18 to apply.

Complete the Customer Delivery Driver Trainee programme to become a fully Competent John Lewis Customer Delivery Installer. 

Starting rate £11.00 p/h  whilst completing your training program.


On completion of your training, your salary will increase to a minimum of £12.50 p/h (£26,741) as you continue your journey with John Lewis.

2 shift patterns available:

06:00 - 17:00 (4 Days per week)

10:30 - 21:30 (4 Days per week)


Duties and Responsibilities:

At John Lewis & Partners we are famous for our reputation and customer service. We are looking for Partners who are not just after their next ‘driving job’. We are looking for Partners who want to make a difference to our customers’ experience in the delivery and installation of our fantastic products.  

You will be expected to contribute to the safe working environment by being aware of, and adhering to, legislative and health & safety requirements of the workplace and whilst in customer homes Please note that this role involves heavy lifting.

Essential Experience:

  • Full car driving licence (with no more than a maximum of 6 points)

  • Able to cope with the physical requirements of the role (you will spend a lot of time delivering large two-man items such as sofas, white goods, sports equipment, furniture, beds and mattresses etc…..)


Desirable Experience:

  • Good verbal communication skills both over the phone and face to face

  • Good local geographical knowledge

  • Installation and disconnection of white goods

  • TV installations

  • Assembly of flat packs

  • IT Skills


After completion of Earning Membership (potentially as soon as 90 days) as a Partner in the John Lewis Partnership you will be entitled to:

  • 25% Discount at John Lewis & Partners on a majority of goods

  • 12% Discount at John Lewis & Partners on electrical & white goods 

  • 20% Discount at Waitrose & Partners on a majority of goods

  • The Partnership offers a defined contribution pension scheme and Life Assurance is 4x annual salary

  • From 4.5 weeks paid holiday per year


Work-Life balance

  • Discounted rates on holidays at the John Lewis Partnerships hotels, where only Partners and their guests can stay

  • VIP suites with discounted tickets at the O2 arena

  • Discounted cinema tickets.

  • Discounts at numerous restaurants and bars

  • Exclusive days out for John Lewis Partners and their families

Plus many more benefits to being a Partner within the John Lewis Partnership.

We request that candidates only apply for this position if you, can fully commit to the advertised working hours and the full term of the contract, or we will be unable to proceed with your application.

Please consider the following when making your application:

- This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: Driving Licence (LGV) & Basic disclosure

- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.

- Print off the job description now if you require it.

- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV.

Duties and Responsibilities

Complete the 12 month Customer Delivery Driver Trainee programme to become a fully competent John Lewis Customer
Delivery Installer. Achieve the criteria measures at the end.

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here -


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