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
Class 2 HGV Driver
£11 Per Hour
Are you looking for a full time position as a Class 2 Driver within a with a well-established delivery company with great staff benefits? If yes, read on! Job Title: Class 2 HGV Drivers x 4 Location:Dartford Rate of Pay: £11.80 per hour plus holiday pay We urgently need 4 HGV Class 2/ Category C Drivers for temp to perm positions for our client based in Dartford. The work is based on Monday-Friday shifts and there may be the opportunity of weekend work as well once full time. You will be required to make 8-12 deliveries per day and you can expect to get paid for between 50-60 hours per week. Requirements of a Class 2 Driver: Class 2 Licence- held for a minimum of 1 year No more than 6 penalty endorsements points on licence Minimum age 23 (due to insurance restrictions) 1 years multi drop experience Willing to work long shifts Benefits whilst on 'temp to perm': Weekly pay by Bacs Holiday pay 'Refer A Friend' - earn cash rewards! Benefits once fulltime: £11.80 hourly rate £2.00 per day phone allowance £120 monthly bonus (based on correct paperwork, no accidents etc) If you are interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Matt in our Swanley branch on 01322 618100 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.
£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.
Class 1 Driver
£12.50 Per Hour
Are you a Class 1 driver looking for a regular, easy, trunk run every Friday night? If yes, we definitely want to hear from you! Job title: Class 1 Driver Location: Erith Rate of pay: £12.50 per hour The role of a Class 1 Driver: We are looking for 2 x Class 1 drivers for a regular run every Friday night from Erith to Birmingham and back. It is a drop and swap, no need to touch the load, no curtains to open, what could be easier! The requirements of a Class 1 Driver: A valid Class 1 driving licence. A digital tacho. A valid driver's CPC. In return we can offer you a regular run every Friday, minimum pay of £12.50 per hour, accrued holiday pay and other work during the week and weekends if required! We also welcome drivers, who are set up as a Ltd company, please call us for pay rates! 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!