Delivery Driver Jobs

A friendly face out in the community delivering service with a smile – that’s exactly what our customers have come to love about our Delivery Drivers. And with the varied and flexible roles on offer, join us and you’ll have every reason to carry on smiling from morning till night.

During these challenging times giving our customers more of what they need when they need it is our top priority. With over 700,000 weekly home delivery slots now available up and down the country, we’re offering them more opportunities to shop with us, which means more opportunities to wow them on their doorsteps every day. Join us as a Delivery Driver and you’ll help us to do just that.


full time delivery driver

As a Delivery Driver you’ll be at the heart of the community, offering a friendly, helpful service to peoples’ doors so they keep coming back to shop with us again and again. We’ll expect you to make every delivery a great experience, always doing the right thing for our customers, keeping them aware of any delays or changes to their orders – all in all, its a busy, hands-on role where you’ll make things happen at pace.



In return we’ll offer a role where no two days are ever the same, with plenty of flexibility to fit shifts in with your lifestyle. And with full and part-time roles available, with guaranteed hours, you’ll always be able to plan ahead.

If you’re interested in becoming a Delivery Driver, check out our fixed term and permanent opportunities below. Or if you’d like even more flexibility, and would prefer to pick up shifts on an ad-hoc basis, click here to sign up with Syft our staffing partner.

part time delivery driver



Frequently Asked Questions

How old do you have to be to apply for a delivery driver job at Sainsbury’s?

We require our drivers to have twelve months driving experience which means only those ages 18 and over can apply. 

Do I need previous retail-specific experience to be a delivery driver at Sainsbury’s?

You do not need to have had previous experience in retail. We look for certain qualities in our drivers, so if you demonstrate fantastic communication skills and have a friendly, helpful attitude, your application will be considered. You’ll receive on-the-job training to help you with the rest. 

And of course, you need to have at least one year’s worth of experience driving with a valid UK/EU manual driving licence.

How many points can I have on my licence to be a delivery driver at Sainsbury's?

You’ll need to have no more than 6 points on your driving licence. 

Will I have guaranteed hours?

Yes, all of our drivers have guaranteed hours so that you can plan ahead

Do drivers receive any additional benefits?

Yes, all of our Sainsbury’s employees are given access to a huge variety of benefits. This includes:

  • Season ticket loan after your initial 12 week probation period
  • A discount card after 12 weeks for 10% off Sainsbury’s and Argos, and 25% off Habit
  • Special offers on gym memberships, restaurants, holidays, retail vouchers and more
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme