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HGV Class 2 Drivers Required - Store Deliveries

  • £15 - £16.50 Per Hour plus overtime and bonuses
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • The Best Connection Group Limited
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The Best Connection Employment Group are currently seeking Class 2 drivers to fulfil an immediate ongoing position in Allington, Maidstone.

The role itself requires the candidate to deliver chilled, frozen and ambient goods into convenience stores, Palletised and caged goods.

Pay Rates:

£15.00 per hr to £16.50 per her

Weekend work at £18.75 per hr

Overtime paid after 42.5 hours at £19.95 per hr

Multi-drop bonus per annum £1,200 to £2,600 per year

Shift Pattern:

Monday - Friday (Week 1)

Monday - Saturday (Week 2)

This role WILL at some points involve London. If you are not comfortable with driving in London, then this role may not be suitable for you.

Before commencing, you will be required to complete a driving assessment, along with a theory test at the site, this will take around 2 hours, and is unpaid.

When you arrive at the assessment, you will be asked to complete a health and safety test, Highway code test and a tacho test.

If you pass the theory test, you will be asked to complete a driving assessment.

Throughout the driving assessment you will be required to:

Navigate through a slalom

Bay park (reverse)

Manoeuvre around tight turns

Providing you pass both aspects of the assessment, you will then be invited back to complete your induction days, these will be paid to you at the standard rate.

The induction usually covers 3 days. On the first day, you will be shown around the site, and taught how to use the clocking in systems etc, as well as completing some classroom based activities.

The second and third day will involve you going out on deliveries with another driver. In a sense, you will be their drivers mate for the day, getting to grips with procedures at the delivery destinations, and essentially to see first hand the role as a whole.

Once you and the client are comfortable that you are ready to commence, you will then be given your start date, which is usually the day after the final day of the induction.

To be eligible for this position you must possess:

Category C Licence

Valid CPC

Valid Digi-Card

Strong understanding of driver hours rules

Happy with Weekend work

Benefits of working through The Best Connection:

28 days holiday per year

24 hour on call service

Open office atmosphere (pop in when you like!)

Weekly pay (every Friday)

Online payslip

Key areas to consider before applying for this position:

Some shifts can be 12-15 hours long

This role can be physically demanding (Cages)

This role will at some stages involve London

Weekends involved (Contact us for more information on this aspect)

For more information on this role, or to address any questions you may have, please do not hesitate to apply for the role here and a consultant will contact you as soon as possible.

For more information on this role, or to address any questions you may have, please do not hesitate to contact The Maidstone branch on 01622 664999. Alternatively, please apply for the role here, and a consultant will contact you as soon as possible.

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Posted on: 21/07/2021 15:39
  • Reference: MAIDHGV17