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HGV Class 1 Driver C&E

Full Time

Whistl

HGV Class 1 Driver C&E Bedford

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We’re looking for HGV Class 1 Drivers to join our Bedford team – this is a great opportunity for those that want job satisfaction, job stability, and a healthy work life balance with a rewarding employer.

We know there’s plenty of choice on the market, but how many of our competitors can boast they have a fantastic culture, approachable down-to-earth management, and a long-term career.

The work isn’t multi-drop and you’ll be given regular routes so you can build great relations with your customers.

We’re transforming delivery management – do you want to be part of the team making the difference? 

At Whistl we look after our people, recognise their contributions, and support our staff in developing their careers. We look for can-do people who can deliver exceptional service.

As an HGV Class 1 Driver, you’re one of our brand ambassadors, providing our customers with exceptional high levels of service to ensure that their products arrive on time, every time.

We understand work life balance, so we will guarantee 42-hours work per week with potential overtime opportunities paid at £20.25 per hour. In addition to this, we have a fantastic benefits package that you would expect from a market leader 

We want to invest in our people. Over the past two years, we’ve opened new depots which offer great staff welfare facilities and a management culture that recognises the value of our teams, actively supporting our valued employees to develop in their roles as well as their careers.

We also regularly invest in our transport fleet, so you’ll be driving modern, clean, and well-maintained vehicles. 

We welcome applications for this HGV Class 1 Driver role, with any of the following skills: HGV, Driver, Class 1, C+E, CPC, LGV, Logistics, Loading, Unloading, Communication, Customer Service, Time Management, UK Geographical Knowledge.

Benefits

  • Enhanced Annual Leave entitlement, starting at 31 days (including public holidays), increasing up to 36 days with long service
  • Access to our prestige Benefits and Rewards Portal including discounts on high-street shopping, days out, entertainment, and food & drink, including popular brands such as Apple, Samsung, and Buyagift
  • Long Service Rewards: both financial and leave based
  • Health Cash Plan: in which you can get money back on health treatments such as prescriptions, eye care, dental, and more
  • Life Assurance Scheme: A scheme that may provide a lump-sum payment should you die whilst employed by the company
  • Career development opportunities: through E-Learning, Management Development Programmes, and Apprenticeships in which you can gain professional qualifications during working time at no cost to yourself
  • Access to a well-established Employee Assistance Programme provider, who provides support to our people and their families in areas such as their health and wellbeing.

And other excellent benefits you’d expect from a market leader.

Info

These HGV Class 1 Driver opportunities offer permanent long-term roles, a supportive team, and a great culture. We are recruiting for day-drivers, Monday to Friday. Start times between 8am and 11am, overtime opportunities paid after 42 hours at £20.25.

Essential Skills

For this HGV Class 1 Driver role you’ll need:

  • To hold a current HGV Class 1 license
  • To understand loading/unloading principles
  • To hold a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)
  • have good communication skills to quickly understand instructions and liaise effectively with colleagues and customers

About Company

Whistl are a delivery management company providing efficient, high-quality, and competitively priced services across Business Mail, Parcels, Fulfilment and Doordrop Media both in the UK and internationally. Distributing more than 4 billion items annually, we are market leaders in Downstream Access Mail (DSA) services handling over 50% of bulk business mail in the UK.

Whistl is a Disability Confident employer and is committed to equal opportunities for all in all of our employment policies and practices.

Essential Requirements

For this HGV Class 1 Driver role you’ll need:

  • To hold a current HGV Class 1 license
  • To understand loading/unloading principles
  • To hold a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)
  • have good communication skills to quickly understand instructions and liaise effectively with colleagues and customers

COVID-19 HGV Class 1 Driver C&E Bedford

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