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.
Class 2 Driver
£12 Per Hour
Are you an experienced HGV Class 2 driver looking for a driving job that doesn’t involve shop or business deliveries? If yes, we might have the job for you! Job title:HGV Class 2 Driver Location:Rochester, Kent Rate of pay:£12.00 per hour The role of a HGV Class 2 Driver: We are looking for reliable, experienced HGV Class 2 Drivers who have held their Class 2 licence for a minimum of 2 years for work based in Gravesend and also Rochester. Both of our clients do exactly the same business and deliveries are normally to sites in London where there could be a lot of waiting on site, so a good book may be required! You will not be required to help unload unless you chose to and the working days are normally quite long. Shifts are predominantly days but we do also get nightshifts (these are normally at the weekend) Requirements: Valid HGV 2/ Category C driving licence Digital Tacho card Drivers CPC No more than 3 penalty endorsement points Benefits: Easy work, long hours! Weekly pay Holiday pay Recommend a friend scheme To apply or for more information please call 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.
Class 2 Driver CAT C
£12 - 14 Per Hour
Are you an experienced class 2 driver looking for regular work that includes weekends? Are you an early riser? If yes, we want to speak to you! Swanstaff have been working closely with a major distributor based in Orpington for 14 years and we are looking for more experienced HGV Class 2 drivers for multi drop deliveries. You will need to be capable of completing 15-20 deliveries per day that are time critical so you will need to have previous experience in a similar capacity. Deliveries are made with the use of a tail-lift and you are then required to take the products into the customers premises so some manual handling of products is required. The majority of the routes leave the depot between 03.00am-05.00am so you must be prepared to start at these times, and the working day is normally between 8-11 hours Saturdays are part of the working week and some Sundays will also be required so you must be available at weekends, you will be given days off in the week to comply with EU drivers hours regulations. Requirements HGV Class 2/ Category C Licence Digi Tacho card Full drivers CPC Available weekends OK early starts No more than 3 penalty endorsement points on driving licence Benefits Regular shifts £12.00-14.00 per hour depending on the working day Holiday pay Full support of the Swanstaff team 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.
Isle of Sheppy
£21000 - 21000 Per Annum
Transport Clerks, Debrief Operatives and Haulage Administrators! As we go into our “new normal” I’m looking for experienced and reliable candidates to join a long-standing client of mine on a permanent, full time basis! If you are an expert Driver Debriefer or have experience in dealing with in-route issues for HGV Drivers then I need to hear from you today! I am currently supporting a market-leading organisation in recruiting for a Driver Liaison Clerk who is eager to branch away from dead-end duties into a role that offers genuine career opportunities and development! This is a Monday – Friday role, however my perfect candidate will be able to work flexibly between the hours of 7am – 6pm. Job Title: Driver Liaison Clerk Location: Isle of Sheppy Salary:£21,000 per annum The Role of aDriver Liaison Clerk Coordinating the most efficient use of the nominated Drivers by daily contact Responsibility for maximising Drivers’ available hours whilst staying within working time legislation Monitoring and manage Driver performance against expectations and challenge inefficiencies or poor practices Highlight to the Team Leader any productivity concerns Update the helpdesk team on all likely or failed deliveries Monitor Driver adherence to the best practice Ensure communication with Drivers takes place daily to confirm workload and expected achievement timescales Plan Drivers to arrive for schedule maintenance on time and in-line with compliance requirements Route the Drivers in such a way to minimise any empty miles Requirements of aDriver Liaison Clerk: A good knowledge of UK geography Previous experience in Driver Liaison, Traffic Planning or Allocations role or similar A good understanding of Drivers’ working time legislation Proficient user of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel Excellent communication skills and experience of dealing with internal and external customers Experience in supporting HGV Drivers is essential If you are looking for the next step in your career? If so, get in touch with Gareth in our Head Office. This rolewill 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
Reach Forklift Driver
£9.25 Per Hour
If you have experience on a Reach Truck, then we need to hear from you! Our client in Greenhithe is looking for a dedicated individual to join their team. Job Title: Reach Truck Forklift Driver Location: Greenhithe Rate of Pay: £9.25 per hour The Role of a Reach Truck Driver: You will be required to assist the warehouse manager with all duties on the forklift, ensuring company Health & Safety policies are adhered to at all times. Requirements of a Reach Truck Driver: Valid Reach Truck Licence At least 6 months experience in a similar role Available immediately Benefits: Weekly pay No weekend work This is a temp to perm opportunity so after 13 weeks, you will be taken on by the client as a permanent member of staff If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Chloe from our National Temps 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.
HGV2 RORO Driver
£12.75 Per Hour
Are you looking for a change? Maybe you’re looking for a better work life balance? If so, give us a call! We are looking for Class 2 drivers to join a client based in Aston Clinton. Job Title: HGV2 RORO Driver Location: Aston Clinton Rate of Pay: £12.75 per hour The Role of a HGV Driver: You will be working for a Waste Management company Monday – Friday. Duties will include RORO skip work, delivering and collecting to recycling centres. Requirements of a HGV Driver: HGV2 Driving licence Digitacho Card CPC Card No more than 6 minor points Atleast a years driving experience Benefits: Weekly pay Ongoing regular work 24/7 on call support LTD payment possible If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Chloe from our National Temps 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.