Your Role as a Class 1 Driver
Haulage and logistics is the 5th largest UK Employment sector, this means that Class 1 Drivers are in demand. You can work on short or long haul delivery runs on either a permanent or flexible contract. Class 1 Drivers are able to drive Category C+E vehicles which include articulated lorries. If you like to work alone and enjoy travelling the country and want a job that is reliable then this is a great career choice!
Daily Duties of a Class 1 Driver
- Plan delivery routes and ensure that routes maximise productivity.
- For goods to be delivered, drivers must communicate with customers to coordinate drop-offs and pick-ups.
- Supervising the Loading of Goods
- To ensure the safety of the product, drivers check that all products are safely secured for transport.
- Route Alterations- Sometimes, routes must be altered if there are accidents or large amounts of traffic.
- Lorry inspections to be sure that it complies with national safety regulations and legal requirements.
- Logging hours and filing delivery forms are the responsibility of the driver.
- If a driver notices an issue with the lorry, it is the driver’s responsibility to see that it gets the proper maintenance.
- Drivers must report any accident or issue to the company dispatcher.
- To ensure customer satisfaction, drivers must interact with customers politely and address any concerns a customer may have.
Required Experience and Skills of a Class 1 Driver
- Good driving skills and knowledge of current Road Transport Regulations.
- Awareness of Health and Safety issues
- Mechanical and vehicle knowledge
- Polite, courteous, respectful and helpful.
- Self motivation and ability to work independently
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to complete Paperwork and often use hand-held electronic devices to log your deliveries.
Nestled just within the M25 in Kent, Dartford proves a great area to both work and live and has a population of over 107,000 people
With excellent transport links to London, Bluewater Shopping Centre and Ebbsfleet International train station on it's doorstep, Dartford is a busy town boasting several Business Parks and business distribution centres. Companies such as Laing O'Rourke, Tesla and Mazda all have central offices located in the Town.
HGV Class 2 Driver
£25558 Per Annum + Bonus
Class 2 Drivers! As the sunshine disappears, allow me to heat up your job prospects with a hot new role that I have available! If you're looking for an opportunity to enhance your experience within a vastly-expanding and hugely-successful organisation then I need to hear from you today! Perhaps you are looking to move away from early starts or need the mornings to yourself? If you answered yes! then I need to hear from you today. I am currently support a market-leading freight forwarder in recruiting a professional and experienced HGV Class 2 Driver to cover their late shift on a permanent basis. As the successful candidate you will complete a set route daily, working on a Monday - Friday basis, 12.00 - 21.00 (although you may finish earlier!). In return for your hard work, you will earn a fantastic basic salary along with bonuses of up to £100 per month based on attendance and the maintenance of uniform/trucks. You will also be entitled to a weekly loyalty bonus after 12 months. Job Title: HGV Class 2 Driver (Cat C) Location: Dartford Salary: £29,558 per annum + bonuses The Role of a HGV Class 2 Driver (Cat C): Complete a fixed route from Dartford on a daily basis Build rapport with internal warehouse teams and customers Act as an ambassador for the business Ensure that company health and safety requirements are met Maintain vehicle to an extremely high standard Communicate with office teams to keep them informed of delays Ensure that all required paperwork is completed and returned to the necessary team Comply with tachograph regulations Be a safe and courteous road user Requirements of a HGV Class 2 Driver (Cat C): HGV Class 2 Licence is essential Full CPC and Digital Tachograph Cards are essential Strong communication and relationship building skills Flexible approach to overtime requirements The ability to complete the same route on a daily basis Able to commit to afternoon/evening working hours Well-presented and confident in acting as the face of the business Full UK Driving Licence with no more than 3 points If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to head towards Christmas with a brand new role, then get in touch with Billy in our Head Office. These roles will be filled quickly so get in touch today if you don't want to miss out! Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company
HGV Class 2 Driver
£11.50 - 14.50 Per Hour
Are you looking for a new Driving role? Here at Swanstaff we are currently looking for a HGV Class 2 / CAT C Driver to complete multiple drops to South West London and Surrey! This is a temporary to permanent position for the right candidate. Job title: HGV Class 2 Driver Location: Dartford Rate of pay: £11.50 - £14.50 per hour The role of a HGV Class 2 Driver: Duties will involve the delivery of goods to South West London and Surrey (within the M25). This will be the regular route but the drops will vary on a day to day basis depending on client orders. The normal amount of drops per day is between 10-15. This is a 'temp to perm' position and will lead to a full time position for the lucky Driver Full-time benefits: £25,117 salary based on 40 hour week £166 monthly bonus based on no accidents, correct paperwork etc. £400 cardboard core collection bonus (this is achieved by some of the full-time drivers) OTE £31,909 if you are the perfect driver! Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Regular work, Monday to Friday Weekly pay by BACS Holiday pay Refer a friend scheme If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call Tom on 01322 614900 for more information! Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
HGV Class 2/ Cat C Driver
£11 Per Hour
We are seeking 2 x reliable HGV Class 2 drivers for our client based in Erith. The have a fleet of new automatic vehicles that are well maintained with built in sat navs! Most of the vehicles are flatbed lorries, they do have a couple of curtain siders. They are looking for drivers on an ongoing basis to assist with their store deliveries. You will be required to complete 4-8 deliveries per day, there is no manual unloading required. Job title: HGV Class 2/ Cat C Driver Location: Dartford, Kent Rate of pay: £11.00 per hour Requirements of a HGV Class 2 Driver: HGV Class 2 licence (held for a minimum of 2 years) No more than 3 penalty endorsement points (insurance restrictions) Valid Drivers CPC card Digi tacho Benefits of a HGV Class 2 Driver: Regular work Excellent vehicles Top rates of pay, plus holiday pay £150 sign up bonus (conditions apply) If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and call Tom on 01322 474655 for more information!
£9.50 - 11 Per Hour
Swanstaff are looking for more 7.5T Drivers or new pass Class 2 drivers who are looking to gain driving experience in a lorry. This is a multi-drop position, up to 25 drops per day in a 7.5T lorry with a drivers mate to assist with deliveries. Job title: 7.5T Driver Location: Dartford, Kent Rate of pay: £9.50 - £11.00 per hour The role of a 7.5T Driver: Drops will be to residential addresses with 'brown' goods (no washing machines or fridges!) and the delivery area could include London, Essex, Kent, Sussex and Surrey. The company we are dealing with are rapidly expanding and there may be opportunities for fulltime drivers. This is a customer facing role so you will need to have a good level of English and have a friendly, helpful, customer focused attitude. Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Regular work, Monday to Friday with Saturdays as required Weekly pay by BACS Holiday pay Refer a friend scheme £150 sign up bonus in October (terms and conditions apply) If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call Tom on 01322 614900 for more information! Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
Reach Forklift Driver
Job Title: Reach Forklift Driver Location: Dartford Rate of pay: £19,500 Are you an experienced forklift driver with a reach licence seeking a new role? Are you seeking a role where weekends aren't required and your shifts are set? If yes, this may be the role for you! Our client based in Dartford are seeking a reliable candidate to start as soon as possible to join their team as a Reach Truck Driver. You will be required to operate the forklift to load/unload deliveries and pick items in the warehouse. Working hours are Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm. This is a temporary to permanent position for the deserving candidate. If you have a valid reach licence/certificate and at least 1 years' experience operating a reach truck, please apply today and a member of the National Temps Team will be in touch!