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
Long known as Britain's Gateway to Europe, with over 70,000 registered businesses, Kent offers a great place to find work - with an unemployment rate of 2.4% - lower than the national average.
The county of Kent has a population of over 155 Million people, with towns including Dartford, Swanley, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Ashford and Folkestone all having great transport links to London and the coast.
The county has a lot to offer it's residents and visitors, with miles of open countryside, quaint coastal towns and lifestyle destinations such as Bluewater Shopping Centre. You don't get a much better way to relax in your downtime than sitting in a Kentish pub garden with the sun shining down on you, enjoying the fresh countryside air that the garden of England offers.
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! Job title: Reach Forklift Driver Location: Dartford, Kent Rate of pay: £19,500 per annum The role of a Reach Forklift Driver: 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. The requirements of a Reach Forklift Driver: 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! If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Tyler from our National Temps team!
HGV Class 1 and 2 Driving
£12.50 Per Hour
Are you an experienced HGV Driver ready for your next career move to a Company that really values your contribution? Or a new HGV Driver searching for the opportunity to prove that you can be an asset to a company? Look no further, Swanstaff are here to help! People truly are at the heart of our business and we believe in empowering our colleagues to develop their skills, make decisions and take on new responsibilities. Job title: HGV Driver Class 1 and 2 Location: Orpington Rate of pay: £12.50 per hour The role of a HGV Driver: On a day-day basis you may be required to travel regularly to different locations being responsible for the deliveries and collections. The completion of any relevant checks and related administration when delivering goods. You will be responsible for ensuring that all Company vehicles are driven safely, professionally and within the law at all times. As the public face of Swanstaff and our client's you will be well presented, communicate professionally with customers on site and promote the positive image of their business You will comply with current H&S legislation and Company specific health, safety and environmental policies and procedures. About you To be successful in this role you will need to be a fully competent Class 2 HGV driver with no more than 6 points. A clean driving licence is desirable. You must have the ability to adapt to changing site conditions and changing client requirements. Good communication skills are essential along with the ability to influence and represent the Swanstaff in a positive manner. 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 Steph or call this number on 01322 614 900 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.