Van Driver | £11.50-£14.66 | Bristol

Backline Avonmouth
25th July 2022
Avonmouth, Avonmouth
Job Type
Salary/Pay Figure
£11.50-£14.66 PAYE
Salary/Pay Type
Per Hour
Job Reference


Backline have a great relationship with our drivers (some say we’re more of a family business!). Whether you’re an HGV artic or rigid driver, HIAB, ADR, or van driver – if you’re looking to be locally based and escape the ‘conveyor belt’ of agency work then you’re in the right place

We are currently recruiting full and part-time Van (cat B) drivers based in Bristol and the surrounding areas for ongoing, flexible work.

Backline in Avonmouth have a large number of clients in Avonmouth, Bristol and surrounding areas who are in continuous need for van drivers. If you are looking for a flexible work solution with plenty of variety on either a full or part-time basis then this position could potentially suit you.

The Work

You will be delivering a range of freight to residential and business addresses across the region using a 3.5t or smaller panel van. The types of freight will vary depending on which contract you work on so a good amount of load restraint experience would be essential. Hours are very sociable with start times around 0700 and finish times approximately 1700 or before. Even if you have a short day, there will be a nine-hour minimum paid to you.

About you...

  • Full UK 3.5t (cat B) license with a maximum of 6 penalty points
  • An ability to drive steady and sympathetically in all environments would be essential. We aren’t looking for those who rush but instead people who take it steady and get the job done without fuss or incident.
  • Organised and always communicative
  • An appreciation of good customer service

Benefits when you work with Backline...

  • FREE CPC training
  • FREE training to upskill drivers including HIAB,
  • Licence upgrading scheme ie non-HGV to class 2 or class 2 to class 1
  • ADR/Forklift/Moffett....and more
  • Overtime paid after 9 hours daily
  • Holiday accrued
  • Pension
  • Weekly Pay
  • Contracts of employment (Backline permanent, salaried positions available)
  • Temp to Perm opportunities
  • All uniform provided

If this sounds like the job for you, Click Apply Now or call Silviu or Joe on 01179 827270. 

Working for Backline is not just a job it can be a career, we ALWAYS listen and find the work that suits you.

We are looking to engage with industry people to join our team to build and develop with us. If this vacancy isn't quite what you're looking for, we would still be interested to speak to you about other opportunities we have currently. Our email address is

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