HGV Class 1 Trunk Driver - Nights - £12.42-£25.35

  • Job Reference: JO-2103-14878
  • Date Posted: 24 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Blue Arrow
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £12.42 to £25.35 Per Hour
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

The Role:

If you are looking for a HGV Class 1 Job Role where you are simply expected to Drive from Depot to Hub, then look no further.

You will be trunking from either of the two depots in South Wales (either Cardiff or Swansea) over to the main hubs based in The Midlands of England. Sometimes there will be a local collection along the way, but you will not have any loading/unloading expectations. You will simply be The Driver.

Offering Night Shift Patterns, meaning that you will be able to return to the comfort of your own home after every shift.

With a high amount of weekend work available at the moment as well as some shifts throughout the week, this work would be perfect for those who have a primary employer and are looking to supplement their income, or those who are semi-retired and are looking to supplement their pension, as well as those who are looking for 5 days per week.

As a HGV Class 1 Driver, your duties will include:

- Driving an articulated vehicle from The Depots in South Wales to The Midlands
- You may have a local collection to complete in some of your routes
- No loading/unloading duties
- Using a Microlise Tablet to record your vehicle checks
- Completing Vehicle and Driver Checks before every route
- Abiding by the laws of the road at all times
- Managing your own Driving Hours

Skills and qualifications required:

- UK Driving Licence, HGV Class 1 Licence (Category C+E) for over 12 months
- Valid CPC (Driver Certificate of Professional Competence) Card
- Valid Digital Tachograph Card
- You would need to have had continuous Class 1 Work recorded on your Digital Tachograph Card over the last 6 months to be considered for this role
- If you have any Driving Penalty Points related to Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, then you will unfortunately not be considered for this role
- The Ideal Driver will be patient and thorough. Prioritising getting all aspects of the role done correctly as opposed to trying to finish the job as quickly as possible
- The Ideal Driver would also be able to use their own initiative and feel comfortable liaising with The Transport Team with any questions, queries, or updates that they may have

Nature of Contract:

You would be employed by us here at Blue Arrow - Cardiff (Recruitment Agency) and we would place you into work with our Client that I am advertising on behalf of.

You would be paid weekly and pay day is on every Friday. You would work one week in advance to payment.

If you registered as a PAYE Driver, you would accumulate Holiday Entitlement as you work.

As mentioned above in this advert, we have a lot of weekend shifts to offer at the moment, but we also have mid-week shifts too.

The shifts we offer are afternoon start times, finish early hours the next morning e.g. 13:00-02:15 or 19:30-06:00.

Our Client has depots in both Cardiff and Swansea and we take shifts from both depots. You would not need to work for both depots although you would have more shifts available to you, if you could cover from both depots.

Hourly Pay Rates:

Monday-Friday Standard Hourly Pay Rate: £12.42 per hour
Monday-Friday Overtime Hourly Pay Rate: £17.17 per hour
Saturday Hourly Pay Rate: £15.48 per hour
Sunday Hourly Pay Rate: £17.17 per hour
Bank Holiday Hourly Pay Rate: £22.24 per hour

(For Ltd Company Drivers, we would offer an extra £1.00 per hour for these shifts)

These Rates can increase after a 12 Week Period, if you meet a certain criteria to the following;
Monday-Friday Standard Hourly Pay Rate: £14.18 per hour
Monday-Friday Overtime Hourly Pay Rate: £19.57 per hour
Saturday Hourly Pay Rate: £17.65 per hour
Sunday Hourly Pay Rate: £19.57 per hour
Bank Holiday Hourly Pay Rate: £25.35 per hour

(For Ltd Company Drivers, we would offer an extra £1.00 per hour for these shifts)

In return we offer:

- Excellent Hourly Pay Rates
- Numerous Shifts for you to choose from to suit your availability
- Shifts Available from Both Cardiff and Swansea Depot
- A Driving Role where you would simply be expected for Drive, without any loading or unloading duties
- Blue Arrow Superstars Reward Scheme where you can win a voucher for being an Employee of the Month

If this sounds of an interest to you, please call Cameron at Blue Arrow Cardiff or alternatively apply online and we will get back to you.