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.
Class 2 Driver
£12 Per Hour
Are you a HGV Class 2/Category C driver looking for regular, multi drop work? If yes, we can help you! Job title:Class 2 Driver Location:Dartford, Kent Rate of pay:£12.00 per hour The role of a Class 2 Driver: Our client based in Dartford are looking for more Drivers to assist with their deliveries. They are part of a pallet network so deliveries might be to private addresses or businesses. You will be required to help unload the vehicle where required with the use of a tail lift but some vehicles are also curtainsiders for forklift deliveries. The working days normally start at 6am, but can be earlier as required and are normally quite long and can be up to 14 hours depending on the amount of deliveries. Delivery areas might be anywhere in London, or in a radius of 70 miles from Dartford. You must be willing to work in any area you are asked to! You will have anywhere up to 15 deliveries per day and may also be asked to do collections if required. Our pay rate of £12 per hour is for PAYE drivers, if you are set up as a Ltd company please call us to discuss rates! Requirements of a Class 2 Driver: Class 2/ Category C licence held for a minimum of 1 year No more than 3 penalty endorsements on driving licence Willing to work long shifts Benefits: Excellent earning potential Regular shifts Holiday pay (paye drivers) Weekly pay by BACS Recommend a friend scheme 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!
HGV Class 1 / C+E Driver (Tramping/Nights Out)
£36608 Per Annum + 25 per night out bonus
Are you looking to branch away from your boring daily commute? We havenights-out roles available in the Dartford area! With these roles, you will be working up to 4 nights out per week, which means you will only be travelling to and from the depot once or twice a week, saving you miles and money on your current daily commute! Swanstaff are seeking experienced HGV Class 1 Drivers on behalf of our client, who are keen to secure a new opportunity collecting trailer units from variousports across the UK! This is a genuine opportunity to branch away from dead-end driving roles into a long-term, challenging career with unlimited future potential! Job Title: HGV Class 1 Tramper Driver (Class 1/C+E/Nights Out) Location: Dartford, Kent Salary: £36,608 per annum + £25 per night “Night Out” bonus + “Sick Pot Bonus after 1 year of employment” All you need is a minimum of 2 years, HGV Class 1 experience and a go-getter attitude! You will be flexible to complete tramping shift patterns on a Monday – Friday basis. Full training is provided along with stability, career progression and an amazing team behind you! Please note, assessments and training for these roles will be based in Dartford, Kent. The Role of a HGV Class 1 Tramper Driver Collecting and delivering curtain-sided trailers from different ports across the UK Ensuring all loads are safely strapped and secured Ensuring all cargo is collecting and delivered Requirements of a HGV Car Tramper Driver: Full Class 1 (Cat C+E) Driving Licence Valid Digital Tachograph Card Valid CPC/DQC Card Minimum of 2 years recent experience in Class 1 Driving Must be comfortable undertaking overnight stay shifts If you are looking for the next step in your careerthen please get in touch with Garethin our Head Office on 01322 479999. These roles will be filled quickly, so get intouch today if you don’t want to miss out! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company
£9.25 Per Hour
Are you an experienced van driver looking for a delivery job with a difference? If yes, we might be able to help! Job title:3.5T Driver Location:Dartford, Kent Rate of pay:£9.25 per hour The role of a 3.5T Driver: Our client based in Dartford are getting prepared for their peak delivery period and have asked us to recruit experienced 3.5t van drivers to assist with their deliveries. Some vehicles will be double manned, some will be driver only, this also depends on the size and weight of deliveries. These deliveries will be to private addresses and will involve delivery of household items and other products. The requirements of a 3.5T Driver: Customer satisfaction is paramount so you will need to have excellent customer service skills that will include an excellent level of English. Due to insurance restrictions we are only looking for experienced drivers that have held their licence for a minimum of 2 years and have previous delivery experience. In return we can offer: Regular shifts Weekly pay Long hours Recommend a friend scheme Pension after qualifying period If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Matt from our Swanley team!
7.5T Driver temp to perm
£10.50 Per Hour
Are you an experienced 7.5T driver or a new pass Class 2/ Category C driver looking for regular work? If yes- we want to speak to you! We are urgently looking for drivers for our client based near Dartford who are looking for professional 7.5t drivers to assist with their deliveries. Job title:7.5T Driver Location:Dartford, Kent Rate of pay:£10.50 per hour The role of a 7.5T Driver: These are customer facing roles so you must be presentable and have an excellent attitude towards customer care and satisfaction. You will have up to 30 deliveries a day and you will work closely with your drivers mate to ensure that deliveries are made on time and customers are kept fully briefed on the status of their delivery. These are 2 man deliveries of brown goods and will involve heavy lifting to the room of choice by the customer and if the customer wants the packaging removed this must be done. If rules on Coronavirus change these delivery requirements might change. Requirements of a 7.5T Driver: Valid C1 driving licence entitlement No more than 3 penalty endorsement points Valid Drivers CPC Digital tacho card Willing to work long hours including Saturdays Benefits Regular Work Weekly pay by BACS Pension scheme Holiday pay accrual Great earning potential Possibility of fulltime employment direct with the client If you're interested in this role, please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Matt Way 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.
£8.90 Per Hour
Are you an experienced Drivers Mate that is passionate about customer satisfaction and service? If yes, read on! Job title:Drivers Mate Location:Dartford, Kent Rate of pay:£8.90 per hour The role of a Drivers Mate: We have been asked by our client in Dartford to recruit more drivers mates in readiness for their peak delivery period which is planned from mid October until Christmas. The job will consist of 2 man deliveries to private addresses in 7.5T vehicles. These deliveries will be heavy items into houses, to the room of choice and may include unwrapping the delivery item and removing the old products. As part of the delivery experience you will be required to call the customer to advise them of the expected delivery time and also keep them updated on any delays. For this reason you must have an excellent level of English. Saturdays are the busiest delivery days so you must be available on Saturdays and other shifts are available during the week depending on customer orders. A site induction will be required before any shifts are offered, this will be arranged by us. If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Lacey 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.