HGV Driver

Job Reference: NEGCE1006
Location: Gateshead

Salary: £11-15.00 per hour
Higher pay rate is achieved by: Weekend Overtime

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. 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 Role predominantly involves longer distance trunk runs transporting palletised packaged goods to destinations such as Preston, Leicester, Lincoln and Inchinnan.

Vehicle checks will be completed on a tablet, and the trailer will already be loaded when you arrive at your destination and the trailer will be unloaded for you.

There is currently an opening for Dayshifts, Backshifts and Nightshifts

Our client works throughout the week - Monday - Sunday basis therefore flexibility in terms of being able to work some weekends is a huge advantage.

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:

Class 1 HGV Days & Backs £11.00 per hour (PAYE)

Class 1 HGV Nights £12.00 per hour (PAYE)

Enhanced rates for weekend work (up to £15.00 per hour)

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
  • Requirement to Understand Tachos
  • Weekend Work

Please call 0191 230 2007 & ask to speak to Paula for more information

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