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.
Suffolk is a quintessentially English County located in the East of England within the East Anglia region and has a total population of 758,600. Suffolk is very picturesque with a beautiful coastline, seaside & market towns and plenty of rolling countryside. The main towns in Suffolk are Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Lowestoft and Sudbury and the county borders Essex, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk. Whilst feeling a world away from the hustle and bustle, the county is just 90 minutes drive to London and benefits from good direct rail links from the main towns.
The area is very rich in History from the Saxons, to the rebel Queen Bodicea who defeated the Romans, right up to the many expeditions of Settlers leaving for America.
The landscape and the Architectural beauty of the area has long inspired Artists to work and live in Suffolk including John Constable who painted most of his masterpieces along the River Stour.
When it comes to the local Economy, unemployment rates In Suffolk are below the national average at 3.7%, there are 4 key industries that makeup over 45% of the counties jobs - Wholesale & Retail Trade, Health & Social Care, Manufacturing and Admin & Support Services. The county is home to many Food & Beverage manufacturers including household names such as Branston Pickle, Greene King, Birds Eye and the Port of Felixstowe is the largest container port in the UK, dealing with 48% of the UK's containerised trade.
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£11 - 14.50 Per Hour
Swanstaff are recruiting for aChef to work various shifts for a private care home on the edge Ipswich. This role is a long term temporary position with an immediate start. Job title: Chef Location: Ipswich Rate of pay: £11 - £14.50 per hour The role of a Chef: You will be feeding around 80 residents with breakfast, lunch and dinner. Hours of work will be Monday to Sunday 0830 to 1930 with two days off. You will be required to prepare and create to a high standard of quality ensure the kitchen is kept to a high standard of cleanliness, stock taking and cleaning of the kitchen. The requirements of a Chef: Previous experience within a similar role. Level 2 in Food Hygiene. A valid/current DBS on the update service. To 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 Penny on 01473 558443 for more information! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
£16000 - 18000 Per Annum
Resourcer - Healthcare Desk 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 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 Head Office support functions including Payroll and Compliance 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! We have an annual day at Lingfield race, all singing all dancing (literally) Christmas party, quarterly nights out and competitions Share scheme option - would you want to become a Swanstaff shareholder? Pension scheme What does my team look like? Our Ipswich branch has been providing the highest level of staff within the Suffolk area for over 6 years and we're betting on this year to be the best year yet! We are looking for a resilient Resourcer to be a part of these Swan's success story! There's no room for coasters in this team; only real grafters make it into this flock so be prepared for hard work, a lot of phone calls and shifts coming out of your ears! The part you'll be playing; As a Resourcer with us you'll wear many hats (figuratively speaking!). You'll play an incredibly important role in the ultimate success of the team. Without you, we have no candidates. Without candidates, we have no business. And our business is placing temporary staff into temporary vacancies for our clients. You'll be required to source the best candidates on behalf of our clients. So, you'll have your finger on the pulse when it comes to modern sourcing methods - LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook etc. as well as using the more traditional methods. Once you've found the best people, you'll then facilitate the process, from being an applicant to a 'live' candidate - you'll conduct a thorough face to face interview to get a better understanding of their strengths and requirements. Once they are 'live' you'll work closely with a Recruitment Consultant (your partner in crime!) to ensure that the candidate is provided with as much work as they require - ensuring that both candidate and client are always happy & always receive outstanding levels of service. Basic Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 D.O.E Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00 Reporting to: Branch Manager Located: Ipswich Think you will be best placed in our Ipswich 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.