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7.5T C1 Driver Various Positions

John Lewis Partnership
Exeter - Hill Barton
Up to £15.03 / £32,155 depending on experience 
Closing date
11 Mar 2024

Job Details

Our Purpose

Working in Partnership for a happier world – our shared Purpose that guides us in everything we do and inspires 3 important principles; happier people, happier business, happier world. The John Lewis Partnership is a truly unique business, one that seeks to make a positive difference to the lives of everyone.

At a glance: 

  • Role: 7.5T C1 Driver Various Positions: Driver Technician & Driver Installer 

  • Pay: Up to £15.03 / £32,155 depending on experience 

  • Position: Permanent

  • Hours: 41 hours (4 days in 6, no Sunday or Bank Holiday working required) 2 shifts available

    • 06:00 - 17:00 Mon - Sat

    • 10:30 - 21:30 Mon - Fri, 07:000 - 18:00 Sat (shift premium 3.1%)

  • Location: Exeter

Our working environment is important. At Hill Barton, we have a variety of great things to offer to make your work life balance better, these include: 

  • Free car park and great transport links (bus) 

  • Daily lunch subsidy 

  • Free hot drinks / fruit

  • On site shower facilities

  • Subsidised Partner Dining room (with pool table / TV)

  • Flexible working: Shift Patterns that suit your needs 

  • Health & Wellbeing support

Our Customer Delivery teams are the face of the John Lewis & Partners brand. As part of a 2 person crew, you will deliver, assemble and install a wide range of home furnishings, electrical products and sports equipment, ensuring every delivery is made with the highest level of customer service.

As a driver for the Partnership,  you will promote the Partnership brand through a professional and courteous manner to other road users.

About the roles:


Your typical day will start with completing all daily vehicle checks and following correct defect reporting procedures. After you have safely loaded / checked your route you will then undertake your deliveries and collections for the day alongside your colleague. 

Communication with your customers is key and you will need to ensure you call every customer 30 minutes before you are due to arrive. Upon arrival you will deliver the customers goods to their room of choice and undertake any services that have been booked. These may include:

  • Installation and disconnection of white goods

  • Assembly of flat pack

  • TV installations 

  • Finally, you will offer to take away the packaging. 

  • Upon return to the customer delivery hub, you will complete your end of day vehicle check and debrief, ensuring any issues/defects are reported.


The role should be viewed as customer facing as a Technician will spend a high proportion of their working day completing installation/assembly services in customers’ homes. Technicians operate as a member of the Customer Delivery team based in one of the Customer Delivery Hubs.

As a driver for the Partnership,  you will promote the Partnership brand through a professional and courteous manner to other road users.

Please note that this role involves heavy lifting.

Essential skills you’ll need

  • Previous driving experience 

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

  • Able to cope with the physical requirements of the role

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be aged 18 or over

  • A valid C1 Driving Licence (with a maximum of 6 points) We believe in rewarding our Partners for their time and energy. After all, they’re the ones that make the John Lewis Partnership special.

Benefits include:

  • 💚Once you’ve been with us for three months, you’ll get Partnership discount in store and online on a majority of products. That’s 25% off in John Lewis & Partners (12% off electrical products, some exclusions apply) and 20% in Waitrose & Partners. You’ll also be able to nominate someone you live with to share your discount.

  • 💚The Partnership has a competitive pension scheme where your contributions will be matched by the Partnership (up to 8% of pay)

  • 💚Excellent work life balance, including focus on well being and flexible working and our marketing leading equal parenthood leave Policy


John Lewis Partnership

A trusted and cherished brand, John Lewis Partnership (JLP) is the UK’s largest employee-owned business. They have a unique purpose - to provide a rewarding and fulfilling career for its Partners - and puts them at the centre of everything it does.

Partners are treated equally at the John Lewis Partnership and it is this equality that is the driver behind their employee benefits, including equal parenthood leave, hospitality discounts, corporate memberships of key UK organisations and leisure events, as well as learning opportunities.

JLP also has eight Partnership Networks to provide support, community and pride amongst its partners and embraces and celebrates diversity within the Partnership.

The Partnership offers a huge and diverse range of career opportunities, in areas such as retail, customer service, hospitality, and operations and encourages staff to forge their own career path through their time at the company. John Lewis wants its Partners to be the best that they can be and supports Partners to achieve their ambitions.

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