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.
HGV Class 2 Driver
£10.50 - 14 Per Hour
Swanstaff are currently recruiting for Class 2 HGV Drivers in Dartford and surrounding areas, we work with a wide range of transport and logistics organisations providing them with Drivers on both a short term and long term basis. We have varying shifts available including Earlies, days, trunking, nights and weekends. Job Title: HGV2 Driver Location: Dartford Rate of Pay: £10.50 - £14.00 The Role: Accurate picking on vehicle and delivery of customer orders Vehicle checks to ensure roadworthiness and compliance with VOSA Compliance with Health and safety (SSOW), hygiene and other related legislation Requirements: HGV2 Driving licence Digi-tacho Card Current CPC Card No more than 6 minor points At least a years professional driving experience Benefits: Weekly pay At Swanstaff Recruitment we accept both PAYE and LTD payroll terms Ongoing regular work 'Refer A Friend' - earn CASH rewards when referring a friend to Swanstaff (T&C's apply) 24/7 on-call support 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 Driver (Category C)
£12.50 - 14.30 Per Hour Opportunity for Permanent Role
Swanstaff are currently seeking HGV Class 2 Drivers for our Food Serviceclient based in Reading. We are looking for dedicated and reliable individuals to join our clients expanding team on a temp-perm basis. Job Title: HGV2 Cat C Driver Location: RG6 1AZ Rate of Pay: £12.50 per hour, upon completion of temporary employment period pay will change to £33,517 a year The Role of a HGV2 Driver: Accurate picking on vehicle and delivery of customer orders Maintaining product temperatures Vehicle checks to ensure roadworthiness and compliance with VOSA Compliance with Health and Safety (SSOW), hygiene and other related legislation Requirements of a HGV2 Driver; HGV2 driving license Digital Tacho Card CPC Card Minimum of 1 year driving experience No more than 6 minor points Benefits: 31 days holiday Weekly pay, until Perm This is a temp to perm opportunity 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 1, Car Transporter Driver (tramping)
£32,000 - 46,000 per annum (performance related)
HGV Class 1 Drivers! As we head towards the 2020 and the weather becomes warmer, allow me to heat up your job prospects with a hot new role that I have available! This is a genuine opportunity to branch away from dead-end driving roles into a long-term, challenging career with unlimited future potential! No experience in car transporting? No problem! This is a foot-in-door opportunity to work for a hugely successful organisation. Job Title: HGV Class 1, Car Transporter Driver (Tramping) Location: Norwich Salary: £32,000 - £46,000 per annum (performance related) All you need is a minimum of 8 months HGV Class 1 experience and a go-getter attitude! You will be flexible to complete tramping shift patterns on a Monday - Friday basis and have a genuine interest in car transportation. Full training is provided along with stability, career progression and an amazing team behind you! Please note, interviews/assessments for this role will be held every other Friday in Sheppey, Kent! The Role of a Class 1 Driver: To ensure all cars are loaded in a safe manner to minimise the chance of injury and damage to the cars Ensure you are courteous and polite at all times to maintain the Company image Try to ensure that you are positive at all times and ensure that jobs are completed legally and on time Be responsible for the safe loading/unloading and delivery of cars to designated dealerships throughout the UK Completion of all legal documents to comply with UK and EU regulations Comply with all company policies of work relating to the all the aspects of a HGV Car Transporter driver Planning own delivery schedules and routes with the allocation team Requirements of a Class 1 Driver: Full Class 1 (Cat C+E) Driving Licence Valid Digital Tachograph Card Valid CPC/DQC Card Minimum of 8 months recent experience in Class 1 Driving Must be comfortable undertaking overnight stay shifts If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to head towards 2020, then get in touch with Emily in our Head Office via Emily.email@example.com or 01322 479999. These roles will be filled quickly so get in touch today if you don't want to miss out! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company.
£8.21 Per Hour
Swanstaff Recruitment are urgently looking for an experienced 3.5T driver for an immediate start for our client based in Orpington. Job title: 3.5T Driver Location: Orpington, Greater London Rate of pay: £8.21 per hour The role of a 3.5T Driver: This is an ongoing role, Monday to Saturday every week. You will be required to do between 10-15 drops per day and occasionally you may be asked to do a second run locally. Some lifting and manual handling of goods will be required for this position. Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Regular work, Monday to Sunday. Weekly pay by BACS every Friday. Holiday pay. Dedicated consultant available to you every day of the week. Pension accruals. If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to Stephanie or call 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.
£20000 - 22500 Per Annum
Transport Clerks, Planners and Allocators! As we enter 2020 I am looking to beat the January blues with a hot new role that I have available. If you are an expert Driver Allocator or have experience in building and allocating costs-effective routes for HGV Drivers then I need to hear from you today! I am currently supporting a market-leading organisation in recruiting for a Driver Allocator 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 Allocator Location: Sheerness Salary: £20,000 - £22,500 per annum The Role of a Driver Allocator Co-ordinating the most efficient use of drivers within the wider team in order to achieve total driver utilisation Maximising driver available hours whilst staying, at all times, within drivers hours legislation Monitoring and managing driver performance against expectations and challenge inefficiencies or poor practices Observing driver adherence to best practice through the use of internal vehicle tracking systems Highlighting any productivity concerns to the Allocation Team Leaders Updating the Helpdesk team on any likely failed or late deliveries/collections Co-ordinating with the handling agent at collection delivery points to resolve any issues to minimise driver delays Ensure daily communication with drivers takes place to confirm workload expectations and achievement timescales Planning all drivers workloads and ensuring scheduled maintenance is met in line with company requirements Routing the drivers in a way that minimises any empty mileage Requirements of a Driver Allocator: Proficient user of Excel, Word, and experience in the use of a Traffic Planning System. Strong communication skills and the ability to problem solve Experience in the use of Isotrak. Previous experience in an Allocation, Driver Liaison or Traffic Planning Role. Good knowledge of U.K geography. A good understanding of U.K Driver working time legislation. If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to continue into 2020 with a brand new role, then get in touch with Gareth 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