Vacancy ID:  36120

Trainee 7.5T Driver



Newark Distribution Centre (LM0016)
Full Time

Shift Pattern: 5 days on, 3 continuous days off

Basic Salary: £24,000 per annum 


Our passion at Currys is helping everyone enjoy the latest tech. We’re proud of the service levels we provide for our customers – online, in-store or in their homes. And it’s all down to our people, 30,000+ capable and committed colleagues, learning together, growing together, making us amazing and celebrating the wins.


Join us and we’ll train you to become a qualified 7.5T Driver gaining your C1 licence and CPC including the driving medical, theory and practical tests and some on the job learning.   We would anticipate this would take at least 5 months.   


During your training, initially, you’ll either be working as a Driver’s Mate or 3.5T Driver bringing the best products to our customers and transforming their lives with technology that makes life easier. From delivering and installing washing machines, to fridge freezers or the latest 3D TV, everything you do will be enhancing our customers’ experiences.


As part of this role, you’ll be responsible for: 

  • Lifting heavy items and completing a multi-drop driving role
  • Ensuring the right products get to the right places at the right time
  • Installing a range of different products for our customers
  • Making every customer encounter memorable


Yes, you’ll need to love driving and being on the road, but you’ll need to love helping customers too. Our training will cover both state-of-the-art-tech and people skills as well – it’s all about equipping you to leave a smile on customers’ faces.


You will need:

  • A full UK/EA licence with no more than 6 penalty points
  • A passion for delivering great customer service
  • The ability to handle heavy stock
  • Desireable - Acquired rights (Grandfather rights) on your licence
  • Desireable - Experience driving a 3.5T vehicle
  • Desireable - Multi-drop delivery experience


We know our people are the magic ingredient in our success. That’s why we reward you with benefits that go deeper than just the day-to-day. Benefits that work for you, your lifestyle and your career. They include:

  • Quarterly bonus
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Product discounts on the latest techs
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives
  • 30 days of annual leave (inclusive of bank holiday entitlement)
  • A shift pattern of five over eight days (requiring only 2 full weekends in an 8 week rotation)


Beyond that, we’ll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role, grow your skills, your way, and see your career develop in the way you want. Plus, we’ll help you develop skills for life, so you can take charge of your future and ours. Be part of our talented delivery and install team and unbox your passion at the UK’s best-known retailer in tech.