Class 1/ C+E Nights Immediate starts, Chard, Somerset. £14.95 per hour (PAYE)

Job details

  • Temporary
  • Chard, Somerset
  • Job Ref: 125/00150
  • Salary: 14.95 per hour

Driver Hire Taunton & Bridgwater have an exciting opportunity for an experienced C+E driver to work with our client based from Chard, Somerset. Our client is part of a successful Pallet Distribution Network delivering to sites in Somerset, Devon & Dorset. We are seeking to recruit a Class 1 driver to support them on nights with the trunking of palletised goods to and from the Hub based in the Midlands.

This role is based on a Temporary basis to cover their busy trading periods, holidays and sickness cover.

Key responsibilities to include:

  • Safe driving of the vehicle & double deck trailer to the hub inline with transport regulations and Highway code rules
  • To carryout vehicle safety checks prior to departing the depot each night and report any found defects to the Duty Manager
  • Ensure that all legislation relating to the transport industry is adhered to which includes, Transport Working Time, Driver’s hours and Tachograph rules
  • Good communication with the depot during the shift reporting any issues that arise
  • To complete and hand all paperwork related to the shift along with downloading tachograph card at the end of the shift

As an experienced C+E Driver, you must have:

  • A valid C+E, UK driving licence
  • An up to date Driver CPC Qualification Card & Digital tachogrpah card
  • To be able to demonstrate experience in towing a Double deck, rear steer trailer
  • Able to work nights

Hours of work & pay:

  • Start times are from 18.00 hrs to 20.00 hrs, Monday to Friday
  • The length of each shift is between 10 / 12 hours
  • Pay rates are from £14.95 per hour – All deductions for Tax & National Insurance are done through our own payroll (PAYE)
  • Wages are paid weekly direct into your bank
  • Holiday pay is accrued from the first shift (Pro rata)

To apply, send your CV to or call 01823 332100 to arrange an appointment to register.

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