Bicycle Courier Ref:3006252


This job is a Kickstart opportunity, ringfenced by DWP; you must be aged 16-24, claiming Universal Credit and prepared to register with the ESF Ways to Work project to apply.

Co-op Aim: Peloton's mission is to address health inequality through access and connectivity, utilising the humble bicycle as a vehicle for change.

Job Purpose: As a Bicycle Courier, you will form a vital part of Peloton’s cycle-based food delivery system; responsible for collecting, moving and delivering items across the local area. Through the placement, you will be given the opportunity to develop skills and expertise in a broad range of areas that come together to contribute to a successful cycle-based delivery service.


Key Responsibilities:

You will collect food orders from local restaurants and deliver them to customers by bicycle, as advised by digital smartphone technology.

You will contribute to the effective running of the courier delivery system through supporting and assisting with other aspects of the organisation, i.e. bike maintenance or sales/marketing.


Skills Development:

The placement has been designed to give you experience in a wide range of related fields to offer a multi-skilled development opportunity. Training offered includes bike maintenance, repair, design and build; sales and marketing communications; reporting and tracking; developing personal leadership skills.


The placement design is flexible so if there was a preference in one or more of these areas, the learning activities will be tailored to suit your development interests. If you want to, you will get the chance to develop knowledge, skills and experience in all fields.

Added Value:

Through the placement, you would have the chance to become a shareholder of the Peloton Cooperative, meaning you get a vote on decisions around development as well as use of our resources both physical and legal. The cooperative currently has 9 members and 3 directors, all from different backgrounds who add to the cooperative uniquely. The cooperative coordinates 8 projects in total, 2 trading products and 6 products with a social focus, and as such opportunities to contribute to the other products will be encouraged and supported. By being part of Peloton in the Bike Courier role, you would be playing a part in helping to reduce unnecessary vehicles on the road and contributing to cleaner air for our city and its communities.

Closing date
Various shifts which may include weekends and early evenings.
How to apply
You must be referred to this opportunity by your Jobcentre Plus Work Coach. You can request a referral through your Universal Credit Journal, stating the name of the employer, job title and job reference 3006252 Please also email your CV and covering letter to quoting the job title and reference number.

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