Class 1 Night Container

Job details

*Great opportunity for consistent work*

Driver Hire Southampton is currently recruiting for a multiple Class 1 Night Container Drivers.

This role would be a Monday to Friday role and will be ongoing from NOWto March.


  • Valid UK Cat C+E Licence (Class 1)
  • Valid Digi Tacho Card
  • Valid CPC
  • Valid DP World Certificate
  • Driving experience in containers
  • No more than 6 points on your licence
  • Great customer service skills
  • Be able to work 12 hour shifts

The job role:

Driver Hire Southampton is looking for ongoing Class 1 night container drivers in Southampton to deliver around the UK and to shunt around the local docks. The working hours are between 50 – 60 hours a week with a guaranteed 8 hours per day. Shifts are Monday to Friday with start time at 6pm to a 6am finish most days. You must hold a C+E licence with 1 year’s container delivery experience and have a good understanding of Southampton docks. You must have extensive knowledge of the UK’s motorways as you will encounter road closure for roadworks. Working alone and using your initiative will be key to this role as you will be mainly working by yourself.


  • Your choice of PAYE or LTD Company
  • Weekly pay
  • Discounted CPC and licence upgrading for on-going drivers
  • Minimum of 8 hours per shift
  • No weekend work
  • Monday to Friday

***In our latest survey (December 2019), 84% of candidates also scored 8/10 or more when asked if they would recommend working for Driver Hire. This is something we are extremely proud of across our network***

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

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