Deliveroo to launch in Kettering

A popular national fast-food delivery service will launch in Kettering next month.

Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 6:00 am
Deliveroo is launching in Kettering

Deliveroo is making its first foray into the town and is creating a number of self-employed delivery roles, although it has not been revealed how many positions are available.

They are appealing for car drivers and motorbike, scooter and bicycle riders to deliver food from restaurants and takeaways to customers in as little as 20 minutes.

Harrison Foster, Deliveroo’s UK regional director, said: “We’ve seen a huge demand for Deliveroo in Kettering and we’re excited to be launching next month.

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"We’re really excited to be creating new work opportunities for local people.

“The team is looking for people with passion, drive and great customer service, who are seeking the added benefit of flexible hours amongst other perks.

"We would encourage anyone looking for a fast-paced and active job to apply through our website.”

New riders are automatically enrolled in a insurance package to ensure all are covered while out on the road.

It's not yet been confirmed which Kettering eateries will sign up to Deliveroo.

The service is already live in Northampton with food from local chains available as well as national outlets including KFC, Pizza Hut, Prezzo and Subway. Food can be ordered on the Deliveroo app up to one day in advance.

To apply to deliver go online to https://deliveroo.co.uk/apply.