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 Per Hour
We are currently hiring 7.5t drivers for our client in Brentwood for Early day shifts (3:30am start) for a global client at their depot in Chelmsford. The Role You will be running bulk collections and bulk delivery of retail goods between Chelmsford & Dagenham (not multi drop) on a 8-10hour shift. As a company our client aims to exceed expectations in service delivery and therefore candidates must be hard working and be dedicated to completing their role to a high standard. Key Requirements You will require a 7.5t license with previous experience driving 7.5t vehicles commercially and have a valid CPC card. You will work in a professional manner and the role requiresgood communication skills. Benefits We offer weekly pay with on-going and regular working opportunities and the ability to work flexibly around other commitments. Earn extra money before Christmas with this 7.5t driving role! Hit apply today and you could be in work within the week!
Bendi/Flexi Forklift Driver
£9 - 10 Per Hour
Swanstaff are looking for experienced Flexi forklift drivers to join a prestigious client based in Colchester. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 years' experience working on a Bendi/Flexi forklift truck and hold an up to date certificate. This is a temp to perm opportunity meaning that should you be successful within a 12 week period, you will be offered a full time permanent contract with our client. Job title: Bendi/Flexi Forklift Driver Location: Colchester Rate of pay: £9.00 - £10.00 per hour Daily duties of a Bendi/Flexi Forklift Driver: Loading goods onto lorries / vans. Liaising with the warehouse manager and quick to carry out instruction. Loading Pallets and unloading pallets. Manual handling goods. Printing appropriate stickers for palletised stock to ensure it is delivered to the correct location. Standard working hours: 7:30am - 17:00pm Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 16:00pm Friday 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 Lucy on 01206 570688 for more information!
7.5T Multi Drop Driver
£11.81 Per Hour
Swanstaff have a fantastic opportunity for candidates who are looking for fulltime 7.5T home customer delivery driver based from Hertford. We require a driver that is friendly, careful and confident with hand deliveries into customers home. We require candidates to be available Monday to Saturday with 2 days off in-between, the Saturday is an important delivery day and you must be free to work Saturdays.Our client is the south east's largest furniture store specialising in home furnishings. Job title: 7.5T Multi Drop Driver Location: Hertfordshire Rate of pay: £11.81 per hour The role of a 7.5T Multi Drop Driver: Monday to Saturday (2 days off) 2 man delivery crew home deliveries heavy lifting location deliveries in and around the m25 2 man crew with an experienced fulltime drivers mate start date: asap Requirements of a 7.5T Multi Drop Driver: Valid CPC Tacho card Driving license Newly passed 7.5t drivers will be considered Excellent communication with customer service skills If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call the team on 01992 641987 for more information!
Reach Forklift Driver
£19500 Per Annum
Are you an experienced Forklift Driver with a reach licence seeking a new role? Are you seeking a role where weekends aren't required and your shifts are set? If yes, this may be the role for you! Our client based in Dartford are seeking a reliable candidate to start as soon as possible to join their team as a Reach Truck Driver. You will be required to operate the forklift to load/unload deliveries and pick items in the warehouse. Working hours are Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm. This is a temporary to permanent position for the deserving candidate. If you have a valid reach licence/certificate and at least 1 years' experience operating a reach truck, please apply today and a member of the National Temps Team will be in touch!
HGV Class 2 Driver
£25558 Per Annum + Bonus
Class 2 Drivers! As the sunshine disappears, allow me to heat up your job prospects with a hot new role that I have available! If you're looking for an opportunity to enhance your experience within a vastly-expanding and hugely-successful organisation then I need to hear from you today! Perhaps you are looking to move away from early starts or need the mornings to yourself? If you answered yes! then I need to hear from you today. I am currently support a market-leading freight forwarder in recruiting a professional and experienced HGV Class 2 Driver to cover their late shift on a permanent basis. As the successful candidate you will complete a set route daily, working on a Monday - Friday basis, 12.00 - 21.00 (although you may finish earlier!). In return for your hard work, you will earn a fantastic basic salary along with bonuses of up to £100 per month based on attendance and the maintenance of uniform/trucks. You will also be entitled to a weekly loyalty bonus after 12 months. Job Title: HGV Class 2 Driver (Cat C) Location: Dartford Salary: £29,558 per annum + bonuses The Role of a HGV Class 2 Driver (Cat C): Complete a fixed route from Dartford on a daily basis Build rapport with internal warehouse teams and customers Act as an ambassador for the business Ensure that company health and safety requirements are met Maintain vehicle to an extremely high standard Communicate with office teams to keep them informed of delays Ensure that all required paperwork is completed and returned to the necessary team Comply with tachograph regulations Be a safe and courteous road user Requirements of a HGV Class 2 Driver (Cat C): HGV Class 2 Licence is essential Full CPC and Digital Tachograph Cards are essential Strong communication and relationship building skills Flexible approach to overtime requirements The ability to complete the same route on a daily basis Able to commit to afternoon/evening working hours Well-presented and confident in acting as the face of the business Full UK Driving Licence with no more than 3 points If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to head towards Christmas with a brand new role, then get in touch with Billy 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