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Class 1 Driver in Telford at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description

Class 1 Driver (Days)

Location: Telford – TF7 4LZ

Salary: £28,600 per annum based on a 50 hour week

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday

About the Company:

Our client has been operating under the an umbrella company since 1985 servicing household names from their 70 locations across the UK.

Their vehicle fleet includes 370 artics, 230 rigids and 1500 trailers operating from several million square feet of warehousing which provide employment for around 2,000 people.  A planned policy of growth and development seeks to see this figure increase continually, through organic growth and selective acquisition.

We pride themselves on their commitment to the health, safety, welfare, training and development of all their colleagues along with their excellent benefits package that is offered to all employees.

Due to expansion, our client currently has excellent opportunities at their Telford Depot for an experienced Class 1 (C&E) qualified driver.

You should be able to fully demonstrate a high level of driving competence and have a flexible approach to your work. Undertaking the delivery / collection of product on behalf of our client's company and its customers.

Class 1 Driver Responsibilities:


  • To ensure that all company Health & Safety policies are adhered to by you and others at all times.
  • Ensure all aspects safety and customer site rules are adhered to.
  • Responsible for the security of any products carried whilst in transit.
  • To drive defensively and fuel efficiently at all times.
  • Ensuring all delivery and collection notes and paperwork are correct.
  • Provide accurate paperwork relevant to debriefing of allocated jobs.
  • Ensuring all transport legislation including driver’s hours and vehicle defect reporting is adhered to.
  • Provide an exceptional standard of service to our customers.
  • To adopt a proactive approach to ensure all issues concerns and improvements are communicated to all parties in a timely manner.
  • To carry out any other reasonable request as detailed by the Transport Management Team.
  • Maintain cleanliness of company vehicles and wear Uniform and any PPE provided
  • Requirement to manually self-load and unload throughout shift

Class 1 Driver Requirements:


  • Current and valid LGV Licence.


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience.
  • An understanding of the law relating to drivers hours regulations and Tachograph law is essential; as is the ability to work with minimum supervision, DCPC hours essential.
  • Good communication & organisational skills.
  • Please note, offers to all new starters of the company will be subject to pre-employment medical checks (inc. Drug & Alcohol Tests) and a Pre-employment driving assessment.

Class 1 Driver Benefits:


  • Full Uniform;
  • Tax-free Allowances;
  • 28 days paid holiday entitlement including bank holidays;( may be required to work some bank holidays)
  • Free cash healthcare scheme for all employees including dependent children;
  • Extensive discount and savings scheme on thousands of high street stores and travel providers;
  • Drivers Medicals reimbursed;
  • Online access to your payslips, holiday bookings and other personal information;
  • Virtual GP surgery and private prescription service;
  • Online health assessment;
  • Physiotherapy Triage;
  • Overtime available;
  • Cash rewards for long service, dedication to values and nominate a colleague scheme;
  • Discount on mobile phone contracts with O2;
  • Payroll giving and match funding on charity fundraising for all employees.

If you meet the Class 1 Driver requirements and feel the role would be a good fit, then please apply today!