Van Driver

10.00 - 12.50 GBP Hourly
30 Apr 2021
28 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Freeway are recruiting on behalf of as client for the following role:

Role: Van Delivery Driver

Job type: Temporary Assignment

Start time: 04:00am (early start)

Days/shifts: Monday to Friday

Start date: ASAP

Job Role / Description:

- You will be supporting a local Leeds based client who specialises in the distribution and delivery of DIY products to a national customer base

- Goods will be delivered on a flat back van which will require drivers to have a good knowledge of using ratchet straps to secure the load before you commence your driving duties

- You must have an excellent knowledge of the UK national road system. Deliveries can be anywhere in England, Wales and Scotland

- Due to the start times you must have excellent punctuality and timekeeping. Early starts are required due to the nature of national customer deliveries required

- All goods carried involve manual unloading. Good carried are heavy and you must be physically able to unload items at the delivery point.

- Deliveries range from single deliveries to 6+ depending on the delivery run and areas covered

- You can expect to work 12 hours plus per day


- Be competent and able to follow Health & Safety practises and procedures at all time

- Be reliable and hold excellent time keeping

- Hold a flexible 'can do' attitude to your work

- Good command of English both written and spoken

- Excellent communication skills

- Keep vehicle is kept clean and tidy at all times

- Have excellent geographic knowledge of UK road network

- Have a positive attitude and a professional work ethic

- Smart appearance, as you will be representing Freeway Recruitment & our Client

Qualifications / training / experience:

You must be able to provide the following;

- Valid UK Driving Licence

- Must have professional/commercial Driving experience

- Have No more than 9 current points on licence (No DR/DD/IN Driving offences


- Hold the Licence category advertised for a minimum 2 years

- 2 work checkable work references (A minimum of 1 reference must be a professional Driving role)

Pay & benefits

* Basic hours - GBP10.00 per hour basic hourly pay (standard Paye) up to 40 hours worked

* Overtime - GBP12.50 after 40 hours hours worked

Due to Covid-19, we are able to interview and register a driver online before starting work.

Please submit your CV online if you feel this assignment is for you and you have the correct skills and qualifications for the role we are advertising

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