Drivers and riders wanted as Deliveroo prepares to launch in Leighton Buzzard

Company says its arrival in Leighton Buzzard will also be a major boost to local businesses

Friday, 7th May 2021, 2:55 pm
Updated Friday, 7th May 2021, 2:56 pm

Food delivery company Deliveroo is on the look-out for drivers and riders in Leighton Buzzard, where the service is due to launch in the next couple of months.

Deliveroo want new recruits to deliver food from restaurants and grocery partners across the town to customers.

It is looking for people who value on-demand, flexible work and want the freedom to choose when, where and how to work. It is an opportunity for people who have other commitments, such as existing work or students who are looking for flexible work to fit around study. They say is also a good way to keep fit and earn money at the same time.

Deliveroo

The company has seen driver demand soar this year and the company now works with 50,000 drivers across the UK. The company has also revealed that driver satisfaction has never been as high, with 89% saying they are satisfied, in part due to the vital role that they are carrying out in their communities as ‘key workers’ and the strong public support they have received during the pandemic.

To keep drivers safe while out on the road, the company offers free insurance to ensure all they are protected. The company also offers other perks, such as free training courses for drivers and their families.

Berenice Cowan, Head of UK Expansion for Deliveroo said, "At last, we've arrived in Leighton Buzzard! We can't wait to bring everyone great food from local and national favourites, and to help local chefs reach new customers. Hungry foodies, here we come!"

Customers have the option to schedule orders via the Deliveroo app up to one day in advance or receive food as soon as possible, in under 30 minutes, from independent eateries, traditional takeaways, high-quality chain restaurants, supermarkets and food and grocery retailers conveniently delivered to their homes.

Deliveroo says its arrival in Leighton Buzzard will also be a major boost to local businesses, who will be able to reach new customers and grow their offering through delivery. Restaurants, takeaways and grocery retailers can apply at restaurants.deliveroo.com/en-gb to become a Deliveroo partner.

Drivers can sign up via deliveroo.co.uk/apply