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HGV Class 1 Driver

Northampton, Northamptonshire
£15.00 Per Hour
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
Are you looking for a new opportunity as an HGV Class 1 Driver? Read more to find the next step in your career. Why choose Whistl? As an HGV Class 1 Driver, we know there's lots of choice in the market, but if you're looking for permanent long-term stability with non-multi-drop work, we are your next career choice. We want you to enjoy a long and successful career with us. Our collection and injection to carrier model means you'll not have the pressure of a multi-drop network. We're transforming delivery management; do you want to be part of the team making the difference? At Whistl we look after our people, recognise their contribution, and support our staff in developing their careers. We look for can-do people who can deliver exceptional service. As an HGV Class 1 Driver you're one of our brand ambassadors, providing our customers with exceptional high levels of service to ensure that their products arrive on time, every time. We understand work life balance, so we'll guarantee 42 hours work per week and overtime working opportunities Our Practices: Think as part of a team: All that stuff about teamwork is true - working together works best. Act with a can-do attitude: We'll always try to find a way. We never say no if there's a chance of yes, and we believe challenges are there to be overcome. Do the right thing: That means working as part of a team, supporting colleagues and customers, respecting them, and sharing knowledge.We want to invest in our people. Over the past two years, we've opened new depots which offer great staff welfare facilities and a management culture that recognises the value of our teams, actively supporting our valued employees to develop in their roles as well as their careers. We also regularly invest in our transport fleet, so you'll be driving modern, clean and well-maintained vehicles. We welcome applications for this HGV Class 1 Diver role, with any of the following skills: HGV, Driver, Class 1 -C+E, CPC, Communication, Customer Service, Time Management, UK Geographical Knowledge. Benefits Enhanced Annual Leave entitlement, starting at 31 days (including public holidays), increasing up to 36 days with long service Access to our prestige Benefits and Rewards Portal; including discounts on high-street shopping, days out, entertainment, and food and drink Long Service Rewards: both financial and leave based. Health Cash Plan: in which you can get money back on health treatments such as prescriptions, eye care, dental, and more Life Assurance Scheme: A scheme that may provide a lump-sum payment should you die whilst employed by the company Career development opportunities: through E-learning, management development programmes, and apprenticeships in which you can gain professional qualifications during working time at no cost to yourself Access to a well-established Employee Assistance Programme provider, who provides support to our people and their families in areas such as their health and wellbeing Other excellent benefits you'd expect from a market leader Essential Skills To succeed in this HGV Class 1 Driver role, you'll need to: hold a current HGV Class 1 license understand loading/unloading principles hold a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) have good communication skills to quickly understand instructions and liaise effectively with colleagues and customers.Assessments and immediate starts available for the right person. About Company Whistl are a delivery management company providing efficient, high-quality, and competitively priced services across Business Mail, Parcels, Fulfilment and Doordrop Media both in the UK and internationally. Distributing more than 4 billion items annually, we are market leaders in Downstream Access Mail (DSA) services, handling over 50% of bulk business mail in the UK. Whistl is a Disability Confident employer and is committed to equal opportunities for all in all of our employment policies and practices. Due to the nature of our business, this role may be subject to a basic DBS check
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  • Job Reference: 704625683-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Whistl
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £15.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent