HGV2 Driver

  • Job ref: 134/00651
  • Type: Full Time, Permanent, Temporary
  • Location: Kettering
  • Salary: £28,400 - £30,880 per year
  • Recruiting office: Kettering
  • Date posted: 25 January 2022

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Temporary
  • Kettering
  • Job Ref: 134/00651
  • Salary: 28400.00 - £30880.00 per year

Driver Hire Kettering are currently looking for an experienced Class 2 driver to  join one of the UK’s leading fuel and lubricants distributor based out of their Kettering depot.

Contract Type: Temporary, Permanent, Full Time

In this role you will be expected to perform multi drop bulk deliveries to our commercial customers would be advantageous. Our drivers work in a fast-paced environment and face different challenges every single day. They offer a competitive salary for a 40 hour week, plus paid overtime and company benefits when permanent. The core hours for this role are Monday – Friday with two nights out a week, plus weekend and overtime expected.

This opportunity may lead to a permanent position for the right candidate. As a temporary to permanent opportunity, you will initially join Driver Hire Kettering and be paid on a weekly basis. Upon successful completion of your temporary period, you would then transfer to the company as a permanent employee.


As a competent and experienced HGV2 Driver, you will have a UK Cat C driver licence along with;

  • Digital tacho card and full CPC
  • No more than 6 points for minor offences
  • An understanding of driver hours and regulations
  • Good Knowledge of the area
  • Experience with heavy lifting
  • Minimum of 2 years experience
  • Must be willing to do 2 nights out



Hours and Pay:
40 hour week
2 nights out

Basic – £15.10
Overtime – £19.63

Basic – £16.92
Overtime – £21.99

If this role is for you or you would like more information then please send your cv to kettering@driverhire.co.uk or call 01604 670199


Once Permanent:
Competitive salary of £28,400 rising to £30,880 on completion of probation period
Enhanced rate of pay for overtime
Medical cash plan
Monthly lunch allowance
Overnight allowance above industry standard
Pension scheme
Industry leading safety standards and support


What we do for you:
Driver Hire Kettering 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 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 Corby and surrounding areas but it’s more than just an agency job with us. We treat you as a true professional and offer a warm and friendly place to work. 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 (January 2022), 96% of candidates are proud to work for Driver Hire. 97% of candidates rated the level of respect & service received from their local office as Excellent or Good. Two-thirds (67%) of candidates scored 10/10 when asked if they’d recommend working for Driver Hire (89% scored 8/10 or more)


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