5.3

Iceland

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Delivery driver at Iceland

People in this role may also be known as delivery drivers and couriers.

74 workers in this role at Iceland have taken the survey.

How much does Iceland pay delivery drivers?

Delivery driver at Iceland
£9.43–10.08
Typical range
£8.52–13.37

Delivery driver employees at Iceland are typically paid £9.43–10.08 an hour, based on data from 74 employees.

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What is management like for delivery driver employees at Iceland?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do delivery drivers think Iceland head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    81% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 64 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Good
  • Managers are respectful

    Do delivery drivers at Iceland feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    68% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 68 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    The support from colleagues not management

    Worst thing

    Not knowing what the manager expected from me no support

    1.6

    Employee, May 2021

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What are the hours like for delivery driver employees at Iceland?

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  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do delivery drivers get of their shift pattern at Iceland?

    People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 34% report getting one week notice or less
    • 39% report getting two weeks notice
    • 18% report getting three weeks notice
    • 8% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 1% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 74 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

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  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do delivery drivers at Iceland get proper breaks?

    Most people don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    66% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 58 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • People do unpaid extra work

    Do delivery drivers at Iceland do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Sometimes. Most people do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 62 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Good
  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for delivery drivers to take sick leave at Iceland?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    63% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 54 job reviews

  • Good choice of shifts

    Do delivery drivers at Iceland get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    61% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 74 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Iceland managers change delivery drivers shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    54% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 72 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do delivery drivers at Iceland worry about hours?

    Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    68% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 72 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for delivery drivers to book a holiday at Iceland?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    81% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 62 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Flexible hours, reasonable rate of pay.

    Worst thing

    Workloads can be difficult. Sickness staff turnover due to university students. Changeover of stores products quarterly

    8.4

    Employee, August 2021

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What is career progression like for delivery drivers at Iceland?

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  • No career progression

    Are delivery drivers given support to progress at Iceland?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 67% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 66 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Good
  • Enough training

    Do delivery drivers get enough training when they start at Iceland?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    61% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 70 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

Latest reviews from delivery drivers at Iceland

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  • Best thing

    Delivering to customers. Getting away from the stoe

    Worst thing

    No respect no promotion

    1.7

    Employee, October 2021

  • Best thing

    Pays the bills

    Worst thing

    Not knowing when you are working

    1.0

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Freedom to do the job

    Worst thing

    Unpaid and too long breaks

    6.6

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    My store manager and team I work with are really good people .

    Worst thing

    I don't think the area manager and up understand the time constraints we have . I believe they should come spend a day with us regularly

    7.5

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    Work

    Worst thing

    The list goes on far too long

    4.5

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    Lots of travel

    Worst thing

    Stress, workload, lifestyle

    2.6

    Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Good people

    Worst thing

    Sometimes, to many deliveries.

    7.4

    Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Being out on the road

    Worst thing

    Being very busy

    7.4

    Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Good pay for the work

    Worst thing

    Some times over workd

    8.1

    Delivery driver, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Good job easy work most if the time

    Worst thing

    When over works the system just don't work and is all wrong

    8.0

    Driver, February 2021

  • Best thing

    The hours suit

    Worst thing

    Being expected to work hours unpaid, unrealistic workload

    2.6

    Home delivery driver, January 2021

  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    The toilets

    9.5

    Van driver, January 2021

  • Worst thing

    Too many deliveries in slot

    6.0

    Delivery driver, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Independence

    Worst thing

    Hard work, no breaks, working extra unpaid.

    3.1

    Home delivery driver, December 2020

  • Best thing

    Being out on the road

    Worst thing

    Anti social hours

    4.2

    Home delivery driver, October 2020

  • Best thing

    Hours are good .
    Pay isn’t bad .

    Worst thing

    Common sense seems lacking. Managers never admit they was wrong or apologise for it

    5.2

    Delivery driver, October 2020

  • Best thing

    Working alone for the most part.
    Getting out and about.
    Keeps you fairly fit.

    Worst thing

    Physically demanding.
    Long days.
    Tight time slots for delivering.

    5.2

    Delivery driver, October 2020

  • Best thing

    Driving the van

    Worst thing

    My management

    2.5

    Delivery driver, July 2020

  • Best thing

    Weekends off

    Worst thing

    No legal breaks, work without pay, always rushed

    4.4

    Home delivery driver, July 2020

  • Best thing

    freedom when your done your done

    Worst thing

    traffic

    6.3

    Home delivery driver, June 2020

  • Best thing

    The pay. Driving and the people I work with.

    Worst thing

    Time schedules and amount of deliveries.

    7.9

    Home delivery driver, April 2020

  • Worst thing

    Sometimes can be very rush & stress

    7.6

    Home delivery driver, March 2020

  • Best thing

    Helping people

    Worst thing

    Driving in bad weather conditions

    3.5

    Home delivery driver, March 2020

  • Best thing

    Good team of staff

    Worst thing

    No regular rota

    2.4

    Delivery driver, February 2020

  • Best thing

    Meeting people, being out and about.

    Worst thing

    Having to drive over speed limits to get orders delivered

    3.4

    Home delivery driver, October 2019

  • Best thing

    Meeting people

    Worst thing

    Working in the rain

    6.1

    Home delivery driver, October 2019

  • Best thing

    Out and about meeting customers

    Worst thing

    Loading van

    8.1

    Delivery driver, October 2019

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How Iceland ranks

Iceland ranks joint 35th to work for in delivery driver or courier employers

  1. 35= Dixons Carphone
    5.3
  2. 35= Iceland
    5.3