Class 1 Driver - Nights

12.38 - 18.57 GBP Hourly
10 Jul 2021
07 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Class 1 Driver - Nights

This opportunity is ideal for Class 1 drivers looking to upskill and advance their career as it comes with part-funded ADR training.

Our customer is the leading supplier of gas in the UK and is looking for 5 experienced & professional Cat C+E Drivers to join their team on a temporary basis working nights.

The customer requires drivers to have ADR training, so we will offer to part-fund this with you. Once your training is complete, you will have an exciting opportunity to work on an ongoing basis with a company who provides a supportive and inclusive working environment.

They are renowned for their industry expertise and whilst representing the company as one of their respected ADR Drivers, you will be highly committed to providing their customers with a friendly and engaging service, whilst delivering products in an efficient, safe and professional manner. Note that full training and PPE will be provided by the client.

ADR Training:

* You must be available for training for 5 days, starting on 21st June in Sunderland

* As part of this training, you will also gain 4 days CPC

* Upon completion of the course and delivery of your ADR card, you must be prepared to start work for our customer immediately (you will meet them before you commit, so you will know if you want to proceed or not)

* You must be prepared to contribute towards the cost of your training, and we will take care of the rest


* Whilst demonstrating a high level of safety awareness at all times, you will deliver products in an efficient and professional manner, whilst operating to acceptable customer service standards.

* Operate within the law and in accordance with company policies, procedures and instructions at all times. This includes co-operating fully with the client to fulfil the legal obligations and develop their positive safety culture by taking care of your own Health & Safety, and that of anyone affected by your actions.

* Provide accurate written and numerical information as necessary when completing company documentation, including vehicle defect forms.

* Report all vehicle, tank, customer, third party and personal injuries or damage to line management.

* Carry out additional tasks that in the judgement of management are within the job holder's capabilities and are required to meet the needs of the business.


You will have a current HGV Category C+E (Class 1) driving licence plus;

* An awareness of the major risks to ensure compliance with safety procedures (which apply on all sites to avoid safety incidents)

* An understanding of tachographs and driver hour's legislation

* Be customer focused - you will have a flexible approach to your hours of work and be prepared to work weekends and public holidays as required to meet the needs of the business

* Be able to provide pre-employment checks including address and employment history, driving licence verification

* Be medically fit to work

* Agree to undergo CRB and Financial Sanctions check

Hours and Pay

Work when required to meet business and customer service requirements, as directed by line management and in accordance with working rotas and drivers' hours regulations. These rotas will be scheduled across any 24 hour period with staggered shift start times and a 7 day period.

These roles will typically be 12 hour shifts, running from 16:00 up until 04.00 Monday - Friday.

Your basic rate of pay will be GBP12.38 with overtime of GBP18.57 paid after 8 hours.

For each shift worked between 22:00 and 04:00, you will receive a shift premium of GBP18.75.

If you like the sound of this great opportunity, we would love to hear from you