HGV Class 1 Driver

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Location: location_onReading

Salary: £18.01 - £32.96 per hour

Start Date: ASAP

Type: Contract

Industry: Driving

Client: Tesco

Date Added: May 2, 2024

Job Description

Looking for an exciting opportunity to jump into the position of an HGV Class 1 Driver immediately? If so, we have the perfect opening ready for you at Tesco in Reading, RG2 0PN.

Your pay rate as a HGV Class 1 Driver:

  • Days: £18.01 per hour | Nights 22:00 – 06:00: £22.51 per hour
  • Weekend Days: £23.95 per hour | Weekend Nights: £23.95 per hour
  • Bank Holidays Days: £27.02 per hour | Bank Holidays Nights: £31.52 per hour
  • Overtime Days (46.25 hours): £27.02 per hour | Overtime Nights (over 46.25 hours): £31.52 per hour
  • Overtime Weekend (over 46.25 hours): £32.96 per hour | Overtime Weekend Nights (over 46.25 hours): £32.96 per hour

Some of the benefits you will have access to as a HGV Class 1 Driver:

  • Flexible pay with Wagestream – Cash out your earnings when you need to.
  • Assessment day paid if passed and started
  • Mapped-out routes
  • Easy clean straightforward cages, no hand-balling
  • Paid Breaks
  • Holiday pay
  • Flexible work patterns available
  • Fixed shift patterns
  • Average 10.5 Hours per day with additional hours available
  • PAYE earnings meet all income criteria for mortgages and loans.
  • Employment rights associated with being PAYE
  • Weekly stat dates
  • Free uniform
  • Subsidised canteen with free hot drinks
  • High quality vehicles
  • Opportunities to develop
  • Potential courses and upskilling sessions provided by Challenge-trg Skills

Challenge-trg Recruitment has partnered up with the Company Shop, which will enable our staff and colleagues the opportunity to access their membership scheme free of charge. You can gain access to discounted food at up to 70% off the recommended retail price.

Your role as a full time HGV Class 1 Driver:

  • Ensuring our products reach our clients stores on time and in good condition
  • Accurate time keeping following the working time directive independently to guarantee no infringements
  • A Representative of our brand and Tesco whilst liaising with colleagues and potentially customers
  • Adhere to all training and processes

Requirements as a HGV Class 1 Driver:

  • You must hold a valid LGV C+E, HGV 1, Class 1 UK licence with no more than 6 points (due to insurance policy)
  • A UK digital tachograph card & a full DQC (CPC card) and need to provide a DVLA licence check code to proceed to assessment interview.
  • You must currently live within a reasonable commute to Reading to progress to assessment stage

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) in all our employment practices to all employees, temporary workers, and applicants for employment without regard to age, gender reassignment, married or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity leave, disability, race including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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