Dublin jobs: Deliveroo wants cyclists to join their team - and they'll even pay their riders for referring newbies

Deliveroo are looking for more bike riders to spin around the capital bringing takeaway food to hungry customers.

The jobs boost comes as the UK-based food delivery service announces massive growth across Dublin in the past year, a trend they're tipping to continue for the next 12 months and beyond.

They say that their riders earn over €10 per hour on average - and any current Deliveroo cyclist to refers another Dublin-based rider to them will be paid a finders fee of up to €150.

Deliveroo data has shown that locals are embracing food delivery outside of traditional takeaway hours, with breakfast orders increasing by 210% in the last 12 months.

The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich from Doughboys takes the top spot for most popular breakfast order in Dublin, they added.

Because of the increase in order growth, the company says it's now is able to offer more well-paid, flexible work to riders that allows people to combine work with other responsibilities, for example studying.

Dan Warne, the company's UK and Ireland boss said: “We’re proud to be offering more locals in Dublin well-paid flexible work and have been astounded by the huge growth we’ve seen in the city.”

Earlier this year Deliveroo provided its 35,000 riders around the world with free insurance to protect them and their earnings if they’re involved in an accident.

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