HGV Recovery Driver (Class1 & 2)

Job Ref: JO-2107-18448
Sector: Driving
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 08 July 2021
  • Tipton, West Midlands DY4 8ED Tipton West Midlands Midlands DY4 8ED
  • £18 - £22 per Annum
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  • Blue Arrow
  • 01283 537 660
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Class 1 / 2 LGV Recovery drivers urgently required for our prestigious client based in Tipton, West Midlands.
Pay Rates:
£18.00 - Between 06:00 - 00:00 hrs
£22.00 - Between 00:00 - 06:00 hrs
Location:
Tipton, West Midlands
Must live within a 25 miles radius of the site.
Category:
HGV class 2 minimum but preferable to be class 1. no more than 6 points on licence.
C licence minimum, C + E is of course always preferable and must have an up to date drivers CPC
Training:
Training is completed off site Monday to Friday for 2 weeks. You are put up in a hotel Monday to Thursday to be able to complete this if required. This is a paid training course.
Uniform:
Uniform and all kit is provided - You have to attend the depot at the start and finish of the shift to collect the vehicle and all tools are provided
Shifts:
28 day rolling pattern, 2 weekends on and 2 weekends off in every rotation.
It is a mix of days and nights and is a guaranteed 8hr 45min on shift, with pay of 8 hours.
If you are working the weekend you would have 2 consecutive days off in the week
Job Spec:
This is a role in which anything can happen. Our Client ensures their members and business customers get exceptional service wherever they need it, whenever they need it. For you, that means being ready for the unexpected. You'll work shifts spanning every hour of the day, any day of the year, with an option for overtime. It's no ordinary nine-to-five. Your next job might be right around the corner from home, or you could be in for a long drive. You might be on your way back at the end of the day when one last call comes in. And if the weather gets bad, it's time to get ready for a busy day.

You'll work solo and arrange your own movements based on job information that comes to you via the laptop and smart phone they provide. The ability to manage your own time is essential. To drive one of their recovery vehicles, you'll need a valid C licence as a minimum along with drivers CPC and a digital drivers card.
What really sets you apart is your way with people. As a member of the Recovery Patrol, you'll meet all sorts of people, of all ages, in all kinds of locations - some travelling alone, some in groups; some on quiet residential streets, others on hard shoulders near fast moving traffic. Some will be delighted to see you. Others will be upset, angry or panicked about missing a meeting. Your ability to listen, empathise, reassure and clearly explain everything that's going to happen will go a long way towards brightening up their day. That aspect of your role starts when you turn up and continues until you drop the customer off safely. Then it's on to the next call - whoever and wherever that might be, it's sure to be another unique experience.
Early shifts start between 06:00 and 08:00hrs
Nights starts between 17:30 and 19:30hrs
Weekends start at 14:00hrs and 15:00hrs
All shifts are rostered for 8hrs 45 mins.
Reference's:
Must be able to supply 2 reference's to cover a min of 12 months
1 x Employment and 1 x Personal (Not a family member)
Must be happy to have a DBS carried out

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08/08/2021 13:49:13
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