HGV Driver

Job Reference: NE230919
Location: Gateshead

Salary: £13.80 per hour

Contract Type: Temporary, Full time

The Best Connection are currently recruiting Class 1 HGV Drivers to fill positions for an international client based in Gateshead (Team Valley). The successful candidate will possess a current and valid Class 1 (C+E) HGV Licence and must have a Valid CPC and Digi Tachograph Card.

This role predominantly involves runs to UK destinations and other local depots. Deliveries of infrastructure components and associated materials. Checking off items correctly and reporting shortages. On occasions the driver will be required to put stock away in locations in the warehouse.

A paid assessment will be carried out usually lasting 2 1/2 hours.

Moffett training will be provided and you will receive this qualification.

There is currently day shifts being offered, starting times vary from 0600 - 1000.

Our client works Monday - Friday, Must work 2 Saturdays per year.

This is a temporary to permanent role depending on successful period.

Requirements of the Class 1 HGV Driver:

Class 1 Driver (HGV) with Valid CPC and Digi Card
Flexibility in terms of shifts
Must have no more than 6 points on licence
Verifiable references

Compensation of the Class 1 HGV Driver:

The starting salary for this position is up to £13.50 per hour (PAYE)

Fixed basic salary will be £31,774.94 per annum, subject to income tax and national insurance contributions.

Additional Benefits & Requirements

  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
  • CPC Driver Qualification Card
  • Digi-Card Required
  • Hourly rate as above (not age dependent)
  • Licence - Category C+E
  • Possible permanent position following a successful trial period
  • Requirement to Understand Tachos
  • Training Provided

For this fantastic opportunity please call 0191 230 2007 and speak to James, Chris or Paula

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