Class 2 / Cat C driver Martock, Somerset. – Immediate start

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Martock, Somerset
  • Job Ref: 125/00144
  • Salary: 10.50 - £13.00 per hour

Driver Hire Taunton & Bridgwater are seeking to recruit an experienced Class 2 driver to support out new contract based from Martock, Somerset. Our client operates a large nursery in Martock growing £3 million of garden plants that are sold through their Devon based horticultural garden centre businesses.  We seek an experienced HGV 2 driver to deliver their garden plants and dry goods between their nurseries and garden centres. The position is offered on a temporary basis with the potential to become a Full time role within the company for the right candidate.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Deliver their garden plants and dry goods between our nurseries and garden centres in Plymouth, Newton Abbot and Exeter from Martock
  • Driving their company lorries between Yeovil, Exeter, Newton Abbot and Plymouth making deliveries and collections as required each week in line with transport legislation
  • Carrying out all paperwork accurately for each delivery & garden centre
  • To do daily vehicle checks and report any defects to the duty manager
  • Carry out all duties in line with expected procedures and policies (Full training provided)

As an Experienced Class 2 / Cat C driver, you will have:

  • A valid UK Cat C licence
  • An up to date driver CPC qualification and digital tacho
  • Ideally a clean licence although minor offences up to 3 points will be accepted
  • Able to work some weekends and Bank Holidays during peak seasons
  • Car owner – Their nursery is located on the outskirts of Yeovil and there is limited public transport
  • Interest in working on a horticultural nursery

Hours of Work & Pay

  •  Monday to Friday at peak trading times Saturday and Sundays / bank holidays must worked by rota.
  •  35 hours to 45 hours per week – early starts would be required most days – starting from 6am to 8am
  • Holiday is pro rata based on hours worked – approx. 28 days
  • The role will be supported with full training by one of their HGV drivers
  • Hourly pay rate £10.50 per hour (PAYE)
  • Pension offered after qualifying period


How to Apply for this role

1. Please send your CV to as soon as possible or call 01823 332100 to arrange an appointment to register


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