7.5t Driver

  • Job ref: 024/00427
  • Type: Temporary
  • Location: Sunderland
  • Salary: £9.35 - £13.00 per hour
  • Recruiting office: Newcastle
  • Date posted: 30 April 2021

Job details

  • Temporary
  • Sunderland
  • Job Ref: 024/00427
  • Salary: 9.35 - £13.00 per hour

Are you looking for the opportunity to realise your potential? Are you looking to develop your skillset? If so, read on!! Driver Newcastle have an ongoing temporary 7.5t driver position starting week commencing 3rd May 2021 for one of the the country’s most recognised companies. The successful candidate has the opportunity to pick up additional skills, resulting in potential permanent employment and upskilling their licence categories.

Delivering to both residential properties and commercial locations, your role will be varied, you will be the face of the company so the expectation of having a proven track record of excellent customer service is imperative. Due to the nature of the product being delivered, you can expect a high level of manual handling. The successful candidate will need to be open to heavy lifting.

This is an excellent opportunity at a reputable client. Your typical working week will usually consist of any 5 days during Monday to Saturday starting at 07:30am. However, on occasions, you may be required to work all six days so being flexible in your approach would be expected.

Requirements for the role:

  • Category C1 (7.5t) entitlement on your licence
  • Valid CPC and digital tachograph
  • Good understanding of RT(WT)R
  • Must meet insurance requirements


Rate of pay is £9.35 per hour for the first 8 hours with an enhanced rate of £13.00 for overtime and Saturday’s (PAYE).

Apply Today!

If you feel you fit the criteria and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply online today or call David Burn for more information on 0191 242 2407.

Driver Hire is the UK’s largest specialist transport and logistics recruitment company and Driver Hire Newcastle can provide regular, ongoing work in Newcastle and surrounding areas. We treat you as the true professional that you are and in our latest survey, 97% of our candidates said they were proud to work for us.

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Welcome to Driver Hire Newcastle. We are part of a nationwide network of over 100 offices providing recruitment and training services to the transport and logistics industry. We are based near Newcastle city centre, and service all NE, DH and SR postcodes. We cover both driving and non-driving roles and aim to provide you with a one-stop-shop for all of your recruitment needs. Whether you are looking for work, or for the next member of your team, please get in touch with one of our local, experienced staff!

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