Delivery Driver


Van driver required to deliver goods on multi-drop deliveries to our customers: restaurants, shops, houses, and festivals - mostly around South West and Southern England, Wales, London and Midlands.

You will be driving a van, but we operate a variety of vehicles, from Sprinters to 7.5 tonne trucks, up to Class II (C) lorries, and category C licence training may be available to successful van drivers (please specify what licence you have in your application).

The work involves some fork lifting (training provided), unloading by hand, and using sack trucks. Drivers must be comfortable lifting up to 25kgs on a regular basis. CPC and digital tachograph card essential.

Your hours would be worked between Monday and Friday, based at our Fishponds Warehouse. Drivers must be able to start early on a regular basis – average start time is 6am, but can be earlier.

You’ll be joining a diverse, dynamic, and positive bunch of people aiming to change the world for the better. Essential is a pioneering worker co-operative, a wholesaler, manufacturer and retailer proud of specialising in ethically-produced, organic, fair trade and GMO-free food, sourced from all corners of the globe.

Upon completing your probationary period, there is the chance to become a Member of our Worker Co-operative. Members receive various benefits as well as the opportunity to actively co-manage the business.

How to apply:

To apply please download an application form from our website:

  • Closing Date:
  • Wednesday, 2 January, 2019 - 09:00

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