Class 2 Driver

  • Job ref: 024/00517
  • Type: Full Time, Temporary
  • Location: Gateshead
  • Salary: £10.50 per hour
  • Recruiting office: Newcastle
  • Date posted: 13 October 2021

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Gateshead
  • Job Ref: 024/00517
  • Salary: 10.50 per hour


Due to an increase in demand our Gateshead based client are looking for x2 HGV2 multidrop drivers to join their team on a temp to perm basis.

Your main responsibilities will include the delivery and collection of fresh/used goods. The role can be physically demanding as you’ll be unloading your own vehicle with a second man. You will be the face of the company so having great customer service skills is essential.

This is an excellent opportunity at a reputable client with a permanent job at the end of it for the right candidate.

Your typical working week will start between 5am-6am Monday to Friday. Please note there will be some over nights included in this role so must be ok with that. A typical shift length is around 10 hours. There may also be opportunities to pick up overtime on a weekend subject to volumes.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Category C (LGV2) entitlement on your licence
  • Valid CPC and digital tachograph
  • Good understanding of RT(WT)R


Rate of pay is £10.50 per hour for the first 8 hours with an enhanced rate of £14.00 for overtime and Saturday’s (PAYE).

Apply Today!

If you feel you fit the criteria and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply online today or call Lauren for more information on 0191 242 2407.

Driver Hire is the UK’s largest specialist transport and logistics recruitment company and Driver Hire Newcastle can provide regular, ongoing work in Newcastle and surrounding areas. We treat you as the true professional that you are and in our latest survey, 97% of our candidates said they were proud to work for us.

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