Bonus schemes
Income protection cover
Discounts on Hermes products


Vacancy Salary £12.61 per hour ( £18.92 per hour - £25.22 per hour overtime)
Vacancy Location Eurocentral
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At Hermes we’re always on the lookout for top talent to join our growing business. In fact, we never stand still, we work hard, make quick decisions and deliver to our ambitious goals every day.

We have exciting opportunities for Class 1 Night Drivers (or Cat C+E Night Drivers as we call it internally) to join our growing depot team.


What We Can Offer You:  

£ 12.61 per hour and overtime paid at £18.92 per hour (paid after average 40 hours per week) to  £25.22 per hour for a 6th shift.

In addition to our competitive salary, we offer up to 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 3% contribution into your pension, life assurance and income protection. On top of this, we offer a great range of flexible benefits that aim to provide something for everyone, so whether you want shopping vouchers, insurance or healthcare we’ve got you covered.

This role offers fantastic opportunities for you to climb the career ladder both within the team and within the wider business.


Why Join our Depot Driver Team?

Driven by our four values of; Do the right thing, Dare to be different, Strive for more and Be customer obsessed, our vision is to be the carrier of choice for every consumer in the UK. Hermes work with over 80% of the UK's leading high street retailers including ASOS, Boohoo, John Lewis, Missguided and Next.  

At Hermes, we lead the way in delivery. We’re market leaders and we invest to keep on growing. Our 6000+ employees, 33,000+ couriers, 5000+ ParcelShops and 500 lockers handled over 630 million+ parcels in 2020 alone.

We deliver greatness together. We work together to keep hitting deadlines and breaking records across our 30+ strong network of depots and hubs. You’ll join a great team at a great time for our business.



What You’ll Do:

This isn’t an easy job and at times you will have to deal with large volumes but at Hermes we act and adapt. Fast. You’ll be given the space to get the job done, thinking quickly to hit moving targets.

Our drivers ensure the safe, efficient and FTA compliant driving of our vehicles from our Depots to other sites in our Network including Delivery Units, Hubs and retailers delivering or returning palletised and loose Parcels and Packages. You’ll ensure all parcels are delivered, paperwork updated and help our depot staff with heavier items from time to time.

You’ll report in to a Shift Manager, who’ll assign the routes & the vehicle that you’ll be responsible for on your shift. The loads you’ll be transporting aren’t individually heavy, but when you’re transporting up to 40,000 items at a time you’ll need to ensure our customers parcels get from A to B quickly and safely. We appreciate that the great British roads and weather don’t always play nice, so you’ll need to keep us up to date of any potential problems, so we can help you with an alternative route.

Our Class 1 Night drivers work on shifts.  Our full-time contracts are 40 hours per week with some weekend working on a rota basis; but we normally let you know your rota at least 4 weeks in advance.  Can’t commit to 40 hours?  Don’t worry – we can offer hours to suit your lifestyle!  Just get in touch or apply in the normal way.

Essential Skills & Experience Required:

  • You’ll need a full UK driving licence with Class 1 (Cat C+E) entitlements, drivers CPC and digital tachograph to join us as a driver. We welcome newly qualified Class 1 drivers however all drivers will need to undertake a short driving assessment to ensure you are safe to drive.
  • Great communication skills as you’ll be maintaining contact with the depot, ensuring any issues are communicated throughout the day.
  • A safety mindset – you’ll ensure safety first in everything you do.
  • During busier times you may need to assist with warehouse duties, so you may need to assist with occasional manual handling of heavier and large items.
  • Be comfortable using a hand-held computer terminal.
  • Be friendly and approachable as you’ll be one of the many Hermes ambassadors.


Apply Today!

If you are ready to develop your career in an empowering, growing yet supportive business then why not join us? Clicking apply is the first step to joining Hermes, where people deliver!

At Hermes, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, we thrive on it and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.


There are lots reasons to join Hermes, but don’t just take our word for it, let our people tell you why they love working here; “Fun and fast-paced”, “Great choice of benefits”, “Great training and development”, “New challenges every day”, “The company  is growing fast”, “Working with like-minded people who are passionate about what they do”.

Free Pension consolidation service

Income protection and life insurance cover

Discounts on Hermes products with over 1,000 retailers

Up to 26 days holiday

Health and well-being benefits and discounts

Bonus schemes

Flexible working hours

Mental Health support

Free basic Will

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