Class 1 Driver – Goole

  • Job ref: 117/01041
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Goole
  • Salary: £33,795 per year
  • Recruiting office: Doncaster & Barnsley
  • Date posted: 7 January 2022

Job details

  • Permanent
  • Goole
  • Job Ref: 117/01041
  • Salary: 33794.69 per year

Class 1 Driver – Goole

Salary: £33,794.69

Job Type: Perm

Hours of Work:
  • 48 hours average over a 17 week fixed period
  • This is dependent on the needs of the business, excluding statutory breaks – As EU Reg 5612006


About the Job

  • Ensuring goods are safely secured (Finished goods and Empty IBC’s and pallets)
  • Keeping your vehicle in good condition, including trailers (inside and outside)
  • Assisting/checking in the Loading and unloading the vehicle, checking the right orders and the right quantity is loaded on the vehicle before leaving the site.
  • Taking the route appropriate to the weight/dimensions of your vehicle and complying with any local restrictions to your destination. (so map reading always an advantage)
  • Delivery of Plumbs waste trailers (non-hazardous)
  • Present your vehicle for Inspection/Service – MOT – Repair when required
  • Transport of Drivers and Trailers during Maintenance
  • Carry out Daily walk around checks on the unit and any trailer that is assigned to you for damage, defects and wear (including tyres) all defects must be reported
  • Carry out minor maintenance to Trucks and Trailers (bulbs, leads, wheel torque)
  • All loads to be delivered in full and empty IBC’s to be returned to the factory, all supporting documentation to be completed by the driver and customer and returned to the supervisor.


Skills & Experience

  • Communication, open and honest, actively listen and seek understanding.
  • HGV C+E Class 1 and over 25 years of age
  • Good geographical Knowledge
  • Digital Tacho and Driver Qualification Cards
  • No serious tickets or accidents in last 5 years
  • No Drink/Drug Driving in last 10 years
  • 2+ years’ commercial driving experience required
  • Drive within the rules of the Highway code



A successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Drive within EU driver’s hours and working time Directive rules.
  • Ensure H&S compliance is maintained at all times and is the No 1 priority.
  • Ensure all operational equipment is operational and fit for purpose.
  • All unsafe practices are to be identified, managed and reported utilising business H&SMS (Code Red, SIM).
  • Proactively support all H&S/Transport audit requirements.
  • Assist in any accident/incident investigations.
  • Wear appropriate PPE for the tasks that are being completed



  • Night out allowance
  • Annual leave – 23 days per annum PLUS Bank Holidays AND Birthday off
  • Pension scheme
  • Yu Life / Life insurance X4 Annual salary
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Staff Oil Allowance
  • Free Parking


Notice Period – 4 weeks


Why work with Driver Hire?

Driver Hire Doncaster is part of Driver Hire Nationwide, the UK’s largest specialist transport and logistics recruiter. We are proud to have been able to support local operators during the Covid-19 pandemic and are now looking for additional drivers to join us and help be part of their recovery.

We provide regular, ongoing and varied work from multiple clients across Doncaster and surrounding areas but it’s more than just a job with us. We treat you as a true professional and offer a warm and friendly place to work. We’re proud of the fact that in our latest satisfaction survey (December 2020), 97% of candidates said they were proud to work for Driver Hire, 95% rated the level of respect received as Excellent/Good and nearly two thirds (64%) said they would ‘definitely’ recommend working for us.


If you think you’d be suitable for this role, we’d love to hear from you! Please call Sophia on 07773 099329 or email

Alternatively click “Apply”

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