Your Role as a Driver
If you are an experienced commercial driver looking for your next driving job then look no further! Driving roles offer the opportunity to work independently and if you enjoy being on the road and helping keep businesses and the economy moving then this is a great career option! What's more HGV drivers, in particular, are in high demand across the UK. Did you know that 148 Billion Tonnes of Goods were moved in the UK by GB registered HGV's alone in 2017-2018? That equates to over 18.6 billion KM's Travelled!
Swanstaff recruit Drivers for a variety of jobs including:
- 3.5t Driver Jobs
- 7.5t Driver Jobs
- Class 1 Driver Jobs
- Class 2 Driver Jobs
- Fork Lift Truck Driver Jobs
- ADR Driving Jobs
- Drivers Mate Jobs
Duties of a Driver
- Drive safely and adhere to all Health and Safety regulations
- Route Planning for optimised delivery times
- Report any accidents or injuries to Supervisors immediately.
- Loading and Unloading of Goods
- Report any maintenance requirements
- Follow road regulations and abide by road traffic laws.
- Work with support teams to provide exceptional customer services and address customer concerns.
- Perform vehicle inspection before and after each trip
- Adhere to company policies and procedures.
- Maintain driving log, prepare vehicle performance forms and complete daily paperwork
- Provide special care in delivering fragile and hazardous products.
- Utilise handheld devices to record deliveries
Required Skills and Experience of a Driver
- Self Dependent and enjoy working alone
- Reliability and Honesty
- Planning skills
- Problem Solving
- Ability to work to tight schedules and deadlines
- Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
- Excellent road awareness and driving skills
- Customer service skills
- Mechanical knowledge and an understanding of how the vehicle works/operates
£8.75 Per Hour
Our client based in Orpington is looking for a driver for their 3.5T van to help with their deliveries. They are a builder's merchant and use a driver from us on a regular basis so we can keep you busy! You will be required to deliver products mainly to private addresses which need to be unloaded by hand; some of this might be heavy! You will need to have a professional manner as this is a customer facing role! Job title: 3.5T Driver Location: Orpington Rate of pay: £8.75 per hour Requirements of a 3.5T Driver: Valid category B Licence, held for a minimum of 1 year Minimum age 23 for insurance purposes 6 month experience in a similar role Safety boots (hi vis supplied) Benefits: Regular shifts Opportunity for other work at different clients if required by you Weekly pay by BACS Holiday pay Want to apply or need more information? If you're interested in this role please apply online or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call Tom on 01322 614900 for more information!
£10 Per Hour
Swanstaff in Chelmsford are looking for 7.5 ton drivers who are looking for work with an immediate start and looking for a job with great stability. Job title: 7.5T Driver Location: Romford Rate of pay: £10.00 per hour You will need to be fairly agile as you will be required to be getting on and off the lorry whilst doing your drops. The general working hours you will be doing are 8:00 till 17:00 with a 30 minute lunch Mon-Fri. Our client wants someone who doesn't shy away when it comes to working hard and who is looking for a long term job. The work is multi drop deliveries in Essex/Kent/East London areas and can vary between a lorry load of pallets to a number of items unloaded by hand. If you feel like you have what it takes then please apply. We currently offer: Weekly pay Pension and holiday pay for workers who are PAYE. Flexible hours Fantastic opportunity's and other brilliant benefits. If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and call Tommy on 01245 266888 for more information!
£9.25 - 10.24 Per Hour
Are you an experienced counterbalance forklift driver seeking your next job? Are you flexible with working hours? If yes, please keep reading! We are seeking reliable and experienced forklift drivers to work for our client based in Dartford. Initially, this role is temporary ad hoc work but you never know what can happen... Plus we have other regular roles, too! Working hours can be day or night shifts so you need to be flexible! Job title: Forklift Driver Location: Dartford Rate of pay: £9.25 - £10.24 per hour The role of a Forklift Driver: Loading/unloading deliveries using the forklift General warehouse duties The ideal candidate must have: A valid counterbalance licence At least 1 years' sold experience of operating a forklift Reliable worker and flexible with different hours Available for temporary ad-hoc work Benefits: First point of call for all other relevant vacancies at Swanstaff Competitive pay 'Refer A Friend' scheme - earn cash rewards! Work available ASAP If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call Demi on 01322 474655 for more information.
Multi Drop Driver
£10 Per Hour
Swanstaff are recruiting for a multi drop van driver to start asap for our client that supplies exclusive interior design furniture. The ideal candidate will have experience as a multi drop van driver delivering to locations within the m25 and also as far as Scotland. You may be asked to asked to complete UK long distance, you will be compensated £100 per for an overnight stay. Job Title: Multi Drop Van Driver 3.5T Location: Waltham Abbey Rate of Pay: £10.00 per hour ( £100 stay over rate) The Role of a Multi Drop Driver: Multi Drop to domestic homes UPTO 10 drops approx. Weight of boxes up to 100KG shared with 2 men Locations, south coast through to Scotland Warehouse, unpacking warehouse orders, repacking, and deliveries 75% within London and surrounding areas MONDAY TO THUR 8AM - 5PM FRIDAY 8AM - 3.30PM Requirements: Worked in similar job Multi Drop high end goods. Presentable, Customer Service focused. No more than 6 points on license, Delivery Driving experience. Benefits: Full Training will be provided. Paid holiday. Local train station. Free Parking at site. If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and call Franco on 01992 641987 for more information! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
HGV Class 2 Driver
£11 - 13 Per Hour
Summer nights and BBQ's may be over, but your success with Swanstaff is only just starting. We are currently recruiting an experienced HGV Class 2 Driver in the Colchester area! Job title: HGV Class 2 Driver Location: Colchester, Essex Rate of pay: £11.00 - £13.00 per hour The role of a HGV Class 2 Driver: You will be delivering goods in and around the UK on a multi drop basis so exceptional timekeeping is paramount. You will be required to assist with unloading goods by hand from time to time, Manual handling and heavy lifting is involved in this job. The job requires 2 nights out a week The hours for the job are as follows: · 4am to 8am Start · 5pm - 6pm Finish Due to the nature of the job you will require your own steel toe-capped boots. If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call Lucy on 01206 570688 for more information! Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.