Guaranteed HGV Driver

Backline Plymouth
19th April 2024
Job Type
Salary/Pay Figure
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Per Week
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Backline Plymouth are currently recruiting for an HGV 1/Category CE and HGV 2/Category C on a part time basis for our popular Guarantee scheme.

We are currently looking to add to the existing driver pool we already have with flexible and varied skilled drivers to represent us to a variety of our clients. If you enjoy a job where each day isn’t the same and varied roles this is the job for you!

Typically, your shift pattern will be Monday to Friday, with shifts starting between 05:00 and 09:00 although this may vary, within reason, in line with the needs of the business.

Extra qualifications such as HIAB and ADR would be highly advantageous, however not essential as full training will be given.

By choosing Backline, you will experience stable, secure employment with the added benefit of variety, flexibility and being part of a team with a pedigree in the Transport & logistics sector.

Key benefits:

  • Guaranteed hours weekly
  • Part-time hours, 3 shifts per week (typical shifts Monday to Friday) minimum guaranteed hours per week regardless of seasonal variances
  • Security and stability
  • Free upskilling and refresher training for HIAB, ADR, CPC etc etc

This is a unique opportunity to take advantage of guaranteed part-time hours, with one of the UK's leading logistics contract companies.

We are not just another agency. Working for Backline is not just a job it can be a career, we listen and find you work that suits you.

What we are offering:

  • £391.50 per week, raising to £418.50 when fully trained on HIAB (3 shifts per week)
  • Pension Scheme after 3 months
  • Overtime available
  • Uniform and PPE
  • Regular, varied work ie. no two days are the same
  • Security / stability
  • Guaranteed income to assist with mortgages etc
  • Guaranteed holiday pay
  • A sense of belonging to a team
  • Ongoing career development training

About You:

  • Own Transport essential
  • You will have held your Class 1 and 2 for a minimum of 2 years
  • Maximum 6 points for minor offences
  • Experience essential
  • Looking for flexibility and variation
  • Looking for appreciation and a good team ethic
  • A good knowledge and experience of driving all types of trucks
  • Eager to learn new skills
  • An appreciation of good customer service
  • Hiab ticket and experience an advantage
  • General responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • A mixture of Class 1 and 2, Hiab, Dust Cart, Skip, Ro-Ro, Plant Machinery, ADR work and Caged deliveries and collections
  • Completing all relevant paperwork for deliveries and/or collections as required
  • Ensuring daily vehicle checks and defect reports are completed
  • Liaising with your line manager to communicate any issues relevant to the work you have been allocated
  • Adhering to all relevant road traffic and working time regulations
  • Maintaining accurate driving hours, working time and rest period/break records using the appropriate method (digi/analogue tachograph)

If you think you'd be a good fit for this position, please apply on Indeed or speak to Nathan, Charlotte, or Aura in our Plymouth branch on 01752337800.

Backline cannot be compared to traditional recruitment businesses. We look to build long term relationships with drivers by offering unique benefits, enhancing skills, maximising pay and making full-time, permanent employment a reality. 

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