15 Jul, 2018
We are now recruiting Airport Postmen/Postwomen at East Midlands Airport Hub . Job reference number 90948 Do you fancy working in an airport? Want to make sure airmail gets to its correct destination? Do you have good numerical and writing skills? Royal Mail are now recruiting Airport Postmen and Postwomen. You need to be flexible and adaptable with good interpersonal, numerical and writing skills; you are the type of person we're looking for. About us Five centuries in business has made Royal Mail more than a household name. We connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a 'one-price-goes-anywhere', universal postal service to more than 29 million addresses across the UK. Our market is changing, but as a FTSE 100 organisation we are focused on achieving our vision of being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe. We want to be more commercial, flexible and efficient and are employing our strong brand and a range of new products and services to achieve this. Our logistics team are responsible for keeping everything moving. They ensure that millions of pieces of mail are delivered on time every year across the UK and internationally. Without logistics we simply wouldn't be able to function. The physical transportation of mail is what we do. About the role Working in a loud, busy environment, you'll be responsible for overseeing the receipt and preparation of mail for aircraft departure. Your role will also involve controlling and monitoring accurate payload documentation and records, both hard copy and computerised and weighing mails for outbound flights and transfers. You must be able to lift and carry mailbags and boxes weighing up to 11kg and push containers weighing up to 250kg. Computer literacy is also desirable. You should be able to work to tight deadlines and be reliable and punctual. Salary: £390.65 per week for full time hours, pro rata for part time hours Shifts Available Part Time, 25 Hours Per Week, Monday to Friday, 20.50pm to 01.50am Part Time, 32 Hours Per Week, Monday to Tuesday, 20.50pm to 05.20am, Wednesday to Thursday, 21.50pm to 01.50am & Saturday, 21.30pm to 06.30am Part Time, 32.5 Hours Per Week, Monday to Tuesday, 20.50pm to 01.50am, Wednesday to Thursday, 20.50pm to 03.35am, Saturday, 21.30pm to 06.30am Part Time, 35 Hours Per Week, Monday to Friday, 22.20pm to 05.20am We are looking to offer Permanent contracts. Additional Benefits • Shift Allowance for working unsocial hours • Holiday entitlement starts at 22 days on entry increasing with service (pro-rata) • Contributory Pension Scheme after qualifying period • Corporate Discounts • Childcare voucher scheme where you can save tax and National Insurance by paying for your childcare by the childcare plus scheme, and an excellent maternity / paternity leave policy. • Development Opportunities • Full uniform provided PLEASE NOTE: This role requires you to work in a high security environment. If successful at interview, you can typically expect to have a waiting period of up to 16 weeks while your application goes through our screening process (which includes a requirement for RMG to obtain 5 year referencing). If invited to interview, we will require you to submit details of what you have been doing (activity) over the past 5 years and between each activity, there must not be a gap of more than 14 days. If you have had a gap between work then please explain this by writing for example 'Gap - looking for work'. Please note if you supply accurate details including identifying all gaps, this will significantly help speed up the recruitment process. Please be aware that if you have been resident outside the UK continuously in a single country for 6 months or over in the last 5 years you will be required to provide and pay for a criminal record check from that country before your application will be considered further. Does this appeal to you? Do you have the drive and dedication we need and want to work for a company that has stood the test of time? If so, this position may be for you. Royal Mail has been around for 350 years and delivers to every address in the UK. Please note, once our maximum number of applicants has been reached, this vacancy will be withdrawn. We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.