Your Role as a Class 2 Driver
Haulage and logistics is the 5th largest UK Employment sector, this means that Class 2 Drivers are in demand. You can work on short or long haul delivery runs on either a permanent or flexible contract basis. Class 2 Drivers are able to drive Category C rigid vehicles. 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! You will help keep businesses and the economy moving by playing a vital role in the movement of goods, which totals 148 Billion Tonnes each year in the UK (and that's only the goods transported by UK registered vehicles!).
Daily Duties of a Class 2 Driver
- Planning Delivery Routes
- Coordinating Deliveries with Customers
- Supervising the Loading of Goods
- Securing Goods to ensure they are safely loaded for transport
- Checking and amending routes when required
- Vehicle Inspections and adhering to Safety Regulations
- Filing Paperwork including logging your Driver hours
- Vehicle Maintenance logging
- Communicate issues with Dispatchers/Employer
- Interact with Customers
Skills and Experience of a Class 2 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 Removals Driver
£11 Per Hour
Are you an experienced HGV Class 2 Removals Driver looking for work? If yes, we may have the job for you! We have a new client based near Dartford who are looking for experienced Removals Drivers. You will need to have previous experience doing domestic or commercial removals as our client needs drivers with experience of packing, stacking and loading removals vehicles. These removals could be in the UK or abroad so you may be required to have nights away so you will also need a valid passport. As this is a customer facing role you will need to have an excellent level of English and customer service. You will need to be fit and healthy as there will be lots of lifting products individually and as part of a team. You will need to be very flexible towards your working hours as these roles could start early in the morning and finish late at night. Requirements: Valid HGV Class 2 licence Drivers CPC Digi tacho card Valid passport Maximum 3 penalty endorsement points on driving licence record If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Matt from our Swanley team! 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.
£38000 - 42000 Per Annum
Human Resources Manager Who are Swanstaff Recruitment? An established recruitment agency providing temporary and permanent staffing within the Healthcare, Commercial and Driving and Industrial sectors on a National scale. We also have a second business counterpart, Swanfamily that works on behalf of Local Authorities and Social Services to provide families that have been separated due to safeguarding issues supervised contact sessions with each other. We are an award-winning company, who are proud of our achievements, such as placing in the Sunday Times Top 100 to work for, not once but twice! What can we offer you? We aren’t like other agencies – we do things differently. Ongoing training and support; including a clear career development pathway 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) * Private Dental care Money back on Eye care and Prescriptions Discounts via Perkbox - gym memberships, utility bills, cinema tickets, flights Company socials; in the past 2 years we’ve travelled to Dublin, Ibiza, Amsterdam, Vegas and LA! The part you’ll be playing; As HR Manager for Swanstaff Recruitment you’ll lead and develop our people-orientated strategies, for what is a uniquely dynamic and fun Recruitment Agency. You will also be of HR assistance to Swan Family, we have 10 Children and Families Contact Centres across the UK and we’re always looking to expand our service. You’ll provide advice to the CEO and SMT on HR issues, HR policies & employee relations. People are our business & the centre of everything we do, not just our staff but our clients and temporary staff workers too. So, you’ll be a skilled communicator & diplomat with exceptional interpersonal skills. You’ll support the Performance Management process & associated activities and manage the Appraisal process and HR’s day-to-day interactions with employees and management of escalated issues. You’ll also be incredibly ambitious; you’ll need to keep up the pace when it comes to our strategic growth plans. In addition, you’ll be flexible and adaptable, the kind of person who solves a problem and says, ‘What’s next’? Am I right for this role? You’ll be at least Level 5 CIPD Qualified with an active registration. You’ll have at least 5 years’ experience managing HR Teams for companies with a minimum of 200 staff, spread across multiple sites throughout the UK. You’ll have experience facilitating TUPE Transfers and managing diverse and multiple projects at any given time. You’ll have experience of performance management of a sales workforce. You’ll be an innovative thinker, keen to implement unique Staff Engagement, Health and Wellbeing strategies. You’ll be commercially astute, with the ability think from a strategic business AND employee perspective. Basic Salary: £38,000 - £42,000 D.O.E Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 08:30 – 17:30 Located: Dartford Reporting to: Support Services Manager Essential Requirement: CIPD Level 5 with active registration Desirable Requirement: CIPD Level 7 with active registration Think you will be best placed in our Support Services team (in work and socially)? Here are some things you should know before you apply; We are huge on hiring personality, ambition and attitude – can you bring your A game to interview? We enjoy activities such as sports day at our Quarterly, whole company meetings, and we take it seriously! We are a competitive bunch...see you at the long jump! We really enjoy a social get together, whether it is at our Christmas parties or summer events, you will find us having bumper cars wars or trying to beat each other at our Swanstaff casino! *20 days holiday when you commence employment, after the successful completion of your probation you will be given an extra 5 days holiday. After 2 years’ service holiday increases to 28 days plus bank holidays.