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Class 1 HGV Driver

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Chesterfield, South Yorkshire




Ongoing work and can become permanent for the right candidate(s)

Hourly Rate:

The rate of pay is £12.00 per hour. Saturday work will pay £16 and Sundays will pay £18

Working hours:

This role will be a Monday to Friday role with optional overtime at the weekends if desired. Routes will start between 3am until 7am.

Closing date:


Job Description

Join one of the UK’s largest chilled distribution business that are expanding their team of professional drivers. The business has over 50 years of experience within the transport industry and specialise in chilled and frozen freight. In this role, you will driving a DAF vehicle with a temperature-controlled trailer. The work will mainly be trailer drop and change. If unloading is required, this will all be done at the destination point and no handball will be required. Drivers must keep the transport office and customer, for example keeping up to date with any delays or issues in arriving at destination points. All paperwork must be completed correctly and accurately.

Experience & Qualifications

To apply for this role you must have experience in driving a class 1 vehicle, preferably temperature controlled. Must hold a valid digital tachograph card and along with the drivers CPC qualification. Experience with swapping trailers is desirable.


What Next?

Once you have applied for a job, if you are suitable you will be invited to your local office for an interview. On arrival for your interview you will be asked to provide proof of:

  • Your entitlement to work in the UK.
  • If the position that you have applied for requires a qualification you will be asked to provide proof of that qualification (such as both parts of your driving licence, a forklift truck licence, a CRB or DBS certificate etc).
  • Proof of your home address (such as a utility bill or bank statement)
  • Proof of your National Insurance number (such as a National Insurance card, P60, P45 a letter from HMRC)
  • Details of two references
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