HGV Class 1 Drivers

JA884 - HGV Class 1 Driver

Location - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Salary - EIRO £40K

Sunday (night) to Thursday (night) Start times between 11.00pm and 2.30am

Regular overtime at 1.5 time

Full-time opertunity to work for a stable business


We are currently recruiting for an HGV Class 1 driver for our client’s business which provides a next day supply and distribution service through their nationwide network of distribution depots, serving an average of 2700 customers every day.

The is a great opertunity to work for a stable business with the benefit of No nights out unless exceptional circumstances.

Successful applicants will be required to disclose any unspent criminal convictions to the Company.

A DBS check will be carried out in compliance with Home Office guidelines.

Applicants should be aware that with in line with our Drugs and Alcohol policy random tests are carried out.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overnight trunking to our 10 Regional Depots across England, Scotland & Wales.
  • Regular routes with no planned nights out
  • Back-loading from nominated collection points
  • Double manning on the longer routes
  • Modern & well-maintained HGV fleet operated
  • Keeping accurate and up-to-date Tachograph records
  • Very rare Friday or Saturday night working

Skills and Experience

  • An HGV Class 1 License and Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is essential, with no more than six penalty points
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience is desirable
  • An FLT Counterbalance license would be advantageous
  • To be reliable and trustworthy
  • An ability to work safely and compliantly under pressure in a fast-paced environment


  • Competitive rate of pay
  • 29 days paid holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Extra holidays for long service
  • Company pension scheme
  • Staff discounts
  • Life assurance benefit
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Free on-site parking and employee uniform
  • A 24/7 confidential employee assistance programme – offering a range of support services to help you to resolve difficulties in your home-life
  • Savings related Share option plan
  • Christmas hamper for every employee

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