Class 1 Container Drivers Days & Nights

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Driver Hire Southampton is currently recruiting for a number of temporary ongoing Class 1 Container Drivers days and nights!

Driver Hire Southampton is proudly supporting our container logistics companies in recruiting a number of professional container drivers within the Southampton area.

Class 1 drivers required for Container logistics clients in and around the Southampton areas – various shifts available, excellent rates of pay.

You will be required to carry out your duties as an HGV driver in accordance with current driver’s hours and working time regulations, and understand the professionalism required when assigned to a client. You will have experience of completing your daily walk around vehicle checks and know the processes of reporting defects. We require you to have good navigational and geographical knowledge and be equipped with the right navigational tools to reach your destinations safely and within the designated delivery time windows. Knowledge of Southampton docks is desirable but not essential.

In return for your experience we can offer competitive pay rates.

The duration of the shifts are 12 hours as you will be required to do some shunting between sites and the docks and to travel across the nation. The day time shift will start at 6am and finish at 6pm and with the nights starting at 6pm and finishing at 6am.


  • Valid UK Cat C+E Licence (Class 1)
  • Valid Digi Tacho Card
  • Valid CPC
  • Valid DP World Certificate
  • Driving experience in containers would be ideal
  • No more than 6 points on your licence
  • Positive ‘can-do’ attitude and willingness to help out where necessary
  • The ability to work well with others and integrate into various companies


  • Weekly pay
  • PAYE rate days £11.50 p/hr
  • PAYE rate nights £13.50 p/hr
  • Your choice of PAYE or LTD Company
  • Discounted CPC and licence upgrading for on-going drivers
  • Minimum of 8 hours per shift
  • Variety of work, hours and customers
  • Some positions can be temp-perm for the right candidate

With it being the busy period there is no better time to join us!

To discuss your options feel free to call 02380 678088 for an informal chat or send your CV to

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