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Staff Solutions Uk Ltd

HGV Class 2 Driver

Staff Solutions Uk Ltd

Waltham Cross

To be considered for this HGV Class 2 Driver role you will need the following: A valid HGV Class 2 driver licence with no more than 6 points that you have held for at least 1 year. A digital Tacho. CPC/Driver Qualification Card Proof of your...

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Titan Recruitment (South) Ltd

HGV Class 2 HIAB Driver

Titan Recruitment (South) Ltd

Bath

HGV Class 2 Hiab Driver Location: Bath (BA2) Company: Titan Recruitment Solutions About Us: Titan Recruitment Solutions is a leading provider of workforce solutions in the UK, dedicated to connecting skilled professionals with top We...

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DANKEE GROUP LTD T/A Prism 7 Resourcing

HGV Class 1 Driver - WEEKENDS

DANKEE GROUP LTD T/A Prism 7 Resourcing

Dartford

Prism7 are currently looking for HGV Class 1 Drivers for a client we are representing in the Dartford and Belvedere area. Due to an increased demand from the client, we are currently recruiting experienced Class 1 drivers for weekend day...

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Driver Hire

HGV Class 2 Driver

Driver Hire

Ipswich

HGV Driver Temporary £15 £17 per hour Ipswich Start Date: Immediate We are looking for Class 2 HGV drivers to start immediately for our client based in Ipswich looking for Class 2 HGV Drivers. The successful Class 2 HGV Driver can expect:...

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TopGear Recruitment Solutions Ltd

HGV Class 1 Driver

TopGear Recruitment Solutions Ltd

Stafford

Top Gear Recruitment Solutions are actively recruiting for HGV1 drivers to work alongside one of our clients based in Stafford. We are looking for highly motivated, flexible drivers who can assist us with our clients day to day...

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ARC (Norwich) Limited

HGV 1 NIGHT DRIVER

ARC (Norwich) Limited

Ipswich

The ideal HGV Class 1 driver will have: At least, a minimum of 12 months experience driving a HGV, Class 1 Expereinec driving at night Clear communication skills Manouvering in tight spaces Confident to drive in all conditions A good In...

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ARC (Norwich) Limited

HGV 1 driver day/ Tramper Driver

ARC (Norwich) Limited

Ipswich

The ideal HGV Class 1 driver will have: At least, a minimum of 12 months experience driving a HGV, Class 1 Clear communication skills Manouvering in tight spaces Confident to drive in all conditions A good understanding of English In return...

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Winner Recruitment

HGV Class 2 Driver

Winner Recruitment

Bury St. Edmunds

Shift Details: Day Shift Saturday approx 06:00 start, Sunday approx 04:00 start Night shifts Friday approx 22:00 start, Sunday approx 22:00 start Day rate £13.25, Night rate £14.50 Benefits for working for Winner: Remote registrations...

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Savanna Staff Solutions Ltd

HGV Driver

Savanna Staff Solutions Ltd

Stanmore

We now need class 1 drivers to offer ongoing work to Your Daily Class 1 Driver duties will include but are not limited to the following: Movement of trailers from the clients operating centre Movement of various types of trailers on location...

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Taylor Stevenson

HGV Class 1 Driver

Taylor Stevenson

Doncaster

We are seeking experienced HGV Class 1 / C+E container Day/Night drivers to work on an ongoing basis, Monday to Friday with occasional weekends. Start times vary anything from 03:00 06:00 and 17:00 2300, can work around your preference....

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M4 Recruitment - Swindon Division

HGV Class 1 Drivers

M4 Recruitment - Swindon Division

Banbury

M4 Specialist are recruiting for HGV1 Drivers to join our well established client in Banbury Must have 1 years worth of experience driving class 1 & licence held for 1 year or more Duties: Trunking Loading and unloading goods, Ensuring that...

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Lka People Ltd

HGV I Container Driver (Part time)

Lka People Ltd

Witham

HGV I Container Driver Part time (Monday and Tuesdays only) Responsibilities: Safe Driving HGV Container Trucks to transport goods to designated locations Following Saftey procedures when Loading and unloading cargo Inspect...

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Talent Finder

HGV Class 1 Driver

Talent Finder

Walcot

HGV Class 1 Driver | Billinghay, Lincoln | Full Time Our client is an international transport company, specialising in the movement of temperature controlled produce and dry freight throughout the UK & France. You will work 4 nights out...

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Skipper Recruit Limited

HGV Class 1 Driver

Skipper Recruit Limited

Norwich

HGV 1 NIGHT DRIVERS NEEDED IMMEDIATE STARTS We are in high demand for class 1 night drivers Location NORWICH, EYE, NORTH WALSHAM, GREAT YARMOUTH (ALL OVER NORFOLK) these roles are doing HUB RUNS start times between 16:00pm to 22:00pm Pay...

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Nationwide Platforms

Regional HGV Class 1 Driver

Nationwide Platforms

Avonmouth

Regional HGV Class 1 Driver We are looking for a Class 1 HGV Driver based from our Bristol depot, but providing cover for depots and drivers across the South West. This is an excellent opportunity to join the UK market leader in powered...

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HGV Driver Jobs: Navigating Opportunities in Transport Careers

Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) drivers play a crucial role in keeping the supply chain moving across the UK. From the bustling roads of London to the scenic routes of Scotland, HGV drivers are the backbone of the transport community, ensuring that goods are delivered safely and efficiently. Permanent, temporary, and contract opportunities abound in the field, offering a variety of options for those looking to steer their way into the logistics sector.

A massive HGV truck navigating a busy highway, surrounded by other vehicles

The demand for skilled HGV drivers has seen a consistent rise, with vacancies present across England and beyond. This surge is propelled by the expanding needs of businesses, ranging from supermarkets to industrial suppliers. Whether one seeks the flexibility of temporary roles or the stability of a permanent contract, the HGV driving profession accommodates a diversity of employment preferences.

Entering the HGV driver community provides not just a job, but a lifestyle that can suit individuals who enjoy travelling and operating independently. With comprehensive training available, those interested in HGV driver jobs can embark on a career path that promises growth, variety, and the chance to contribute significantly to the economy's vitality.

Types of HGV Driving Roles

A variety of HGV driving roles: long haul, delivery, and specialized transport. Trucks on highways, city streets, and rural roads

In the UK, HGV driving roles are diverse and offer a range of employment types tailored to different lifestyles and career aspirations. From long-term commitments in permanent roles to flexible temporary assignments and highly specialised positions, there's an HGV job to fit a variety of needs.

Permanent HGV Positions

Permanent HGV driving jobs are ideal for those seeking job security and consistent work. They often come with benefits such as pensions, paid holidays, and other perks. With Permanent positions, drivers may hold either a Class 1 (LGV C+E) or Class 2 (LGV C) licence, enabling them to handle a variety of heavy goods vehicles and loads.

Temporary and Contract Driving Work

Temporary HGV drivers fulfil short-term needs for businesses, offering flexibility and variety in the work assignments. Contract work, on the other hand, involves fixed-term employment for a specific project or period. These roles can provide the opportunity to work across different locations and industries, appealing to drivers who appreciate change and the chance to gain diverse experience.

Specialised HGV Driving Roles

Specialised HGV driving roles require specific skills and qualifications, such as ADR for transporting hazardous materials or temperature-controlled vehicles for perishable goods. These positions often demand a higher level of expertise and, accordingly, may offer higher remuneration. Specialisation can lead to more niche opportunities within the HGV sector.

Career Advancements and Certifications

Advancing one's career as an HGV driver involves obtaining the necessary licences and engaging in ongoing professional development. Adapting to the changing needs of diverse industries, from construction in Yorkshire and the Humber to domestic retail delivery, is essential.

Getting Your HGV Licence

Before starting a career in driving heavy goods vehicles, one must obtain an HGV licence. The process begins with acquiring a provisional HGV licence and then completing the requisite training and tests. For example, in York, aspiring drivers can find local training centres to assist them with practical skills and the theoretical knowledge needed to pass the HGV driving test.

Ongoing Professional Development

Continuous professional development is crucial in maintaining a high level of service and safety on the road. Drivers often need to complete periodic training known as Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence). This ensures they stay updated with traffic regulations and customer service skills. Roche, among other companies, may offer specific training programmes to enhance their drivers' proficiency.

Adapting To Different Industry Needs

Each sector, from construction to domestic retail, requires HGV drivers to have a particular set of skills. For instance, construction jobs may necessitate a familiarity with operating in more rugged terrain, whereas domestic delivery services in urban areas like Yorkshire and the Humber require excellent customer service abilities. It is paramount for drivers to adapt to these varying needs to ensure their versatility and employability within the industry.

Frequently asked questions

In navigating the realm of Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) driver careers, potential candidates frequently inquire about the qualifications required, salary expectations, and opportunities for newcomers. The following addresses these common questions with current, UK-specific information.