1. Operations / Technical Services
  2. Full-time


Haydock, England, United Kingdom

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Initial Medical

Driver - for a business specialising in healthcare waste management

OTE £26,027 (top earners earning £27,000+)

Starting salary £24,400

Monday - Friday

Location - We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced driver to join the Initial Medical team to cover Haydock, Warrington and surrounding areas.

Initial Medical service drivers enjoy many additional benefits. From your very first day there will be a range of opportunities available for YOU to achieve. Along with a monthly bonus scheme, our performance led variable pay package also includes:

Uncapped leads commission - this isn’t a sales job, but we reward you for passing any sales leads onto your local sales consultant.

Uncapped overtime - this is generally widely available in order for us to meet the needs of our customers in a growing market.

Incremental salary increases - as a progressive employer we will give you all the tools and encouragement to develop your career at Initial Medical, and through our waste industry externally accredited training programme, your salary will increase with every successful level you achieve.

ADR driving licence - as part of your training programme you will also be enrolled on an external driving course for ADR “carriage of dangerous goods”. All funded by Initial Medical.

Enhanced holiday payments - as a driver you are entitled to extra holiday pay when you earn extra through overtime and commision. So the higher your additional earnings, the higher your holiday payments will be on a quarterly basis.

Ready to Make a Move? Let Us Help! - If you're living more than 2 hours away from this role's location and gearing up or willing to settle into a nearby permanent residence, we may be able to offer you a relocation package. You could receive up to £5,000, tailored to your specific needs.


What do we do?

Initial Medical, a trading division of Rentokil Initial UK Limited (FTSE50) is one of the largest business services companies in the world, operating in over 80 countries and providing services that protect people and enhance lives.

Setting the standards in healthcare waste management in the UK. We provide a reliable, effective and fully compliant service built around our customer needs. Highly trained local teams deliver to a wide range of healthcare professionals, from dentists to GPs, care homes, schools, hospitals, tattooists, laboratories, veterinary and aesthetic clinics.

Learn more about us:

What is the job and what will you have to do?

If you enjoy driving, being out and about on the road, meeting new people and delivering excellent customer service. Then this could be the role for you!

Using transit style vehicles for regular planned services, Initial Medical provides many products for the segregation, safe storage and transportation of all healthcare and infectious waste such as; bags; sharps units; dental amalgam pots; rigid containers and wheelie bins.

Waste is collected and returned daily to our waste transfer station depots prior to its final disposal or recovery.


Will I receive any training?

As part of the Rentokil Initial Group, you will have the opportunity to develop in a learning organisation that delivers training, qualifications and opportunities to its valued colleagues.

As a business we focus on the Right People, doing the Right Things and in the Right Way. We invest a lot of time and money in training and in developing all of our colleagues to be the best that they can, and we are always looking for talented and driven people to join our Rentokil Initial Family.

On starting you will be enrolled onto our accredited induction training programme, where you will begin your career path with Initial Medical.

Key Requirements

  • A full UK driving license with two years’ experience and six points or less
  • Great customer service skills
  • Flexibility with working hours
  • An ability to use your initiative and have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Good geographical driving knowledge
  • An ADR certificate (not essential as training will be provided)

Other benefits offered by Initial Medical include:

  • Rentokil Rewards (Access to cashback and discounts with 3000+ retailers!)
  • Refer a Friend to work for Rentokil Initial (£750)
  • Company Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Long service awards including an additional five days annual leave after five years of service
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - is FREE to access and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to you, your family and friends.

Apply now and join a company that puts “People First”

In 2019 Rentokil Initial was voted the best place to work in Britain, overtaking Apple.

Rentokil Initial are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to creating a diverse working environment. To find out how we process your data view our careers privacy policy here.

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