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
£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 firstname.lastname@example.org and call Demi on 01322 474655 for more information.
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.
HGV Class 2 Driver
£11 Per Hour
Swanstaff Recruitment is in urgent need of 3 more HGV Class 2 drivers for our client based in Dartford. Start times are between 5-6am and deliveries could be within London, Kent or Sussex. Some deliveries are tailboard only but others do need to be unloaded into the client's premises, some of this can be heavy! Job title: HGV Class 2 Driver Location: Dartford Rate of pay: £11.00 per hour Requirements of a Class 2 Driver: Valid Class C/ HGV 2 Driving Licence Valid Drivers CPC card Valid tachograph Available Monday-Friday on an ongoing basis Benefits Fantastic pay rates, PLUS holiday pay, PLUS £150 sign up bonus (conditions apply) Weekly pay by BACS Regular work Full support of the experienced Swanstaff team Vehicles pre-loaded Some vehicles double manned Want to know more or how to apply? 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 Tom on 01322 614900 for more information!
HGV Class 2 Driver
***OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY*** Swanstaff are delighted to be recruiting for an experienced HGV/LGV Class 2 Driver to join our rapidly growing, prestigious client based in Colchester. The perfect Driver will ensure that customers are left with a great impression of the business by always maintaining your appearance, manners and the overall look of your vehicle. Ensuring goods are delivered in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and acting with the highest professionalism at all times. Daily duties will include: To work safely at all times in adehring to all health & Safety procedures To behave in accordance with food safety requirements such as area hygiene, GMP & temperature control Securely loading your vehicle, so that products are safely loaded and secured to minimise chances of damage Drive the vehicle safely in accordance with the law Drive within the tacho law and driver hours To be open to all training and assessment requirements to the role Check deliveries against the manifest. Reporting any variances The ideal candidate will have the following: Good numeracy and literacy skills Good attention to detail and communication skills Good work ethos, a flexible approach to tasks and hours (incl nights) and to be able to manage their own time effectively to achieve targets within a small team Manual Dexterity Correct class C driving licence and driver CPC qualifications. With 2 years' experience Good attitude, and ability to communicate with customers and co-workers Standard working hours: 5 days week - start time 1am or 3:30am and finish time depends on when you finish the job! Immediate start position. This has the potential to be excellent career progression for the right candidate. Don't miss out on this great opportunity- Contact Karen or Lucy today on 01206 570688 at our Colchester Branch. 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.