7.5 Tonne Drivers - Home Delivery

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
North East
Salary Description:
£9.25 - £10.81 p hour
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7.5 TONNE DRIVERS - GUARANTEED HOURS - TEMP TO PERM OPPORTUNITIES SUPERB TEMP TO PERM OPPORTUNITIES FOR 7.5 TONNE DRIVERS For this role YOU will ideally be based within a 30 minute commute of Darlington SALARY AND BENEFITS: LTD - £10.81 Per Hour PAYE rates are also available GUARANTEED 48 HOURS PER WEEK ROLE INFORMATION: Rapier Employment working in conjunction with our prestigious client DHL, are currently seeking 7.5 TONNE DRIVERS for their Harvey's Furniture and Bensons for Beds contract in Faverdale, Darlington and the surrounding area. You will be working in a two person team, where your duties will involve delivering furnishings and other associated products to customers in their homes and assembling products on arrival. This will involve heavy lifting, sometimes to upper floors and often without the aid of lifts. As this role is a customer facing position, you will have excellent communication skills, and previous experience in a home delivery role delivering heavy items would make you the ideal candidate for this role. You will be initially be working Monday to Friday during your start up period with a usual start time around 0600hrs until finish. This will be dependent on route and numbers of drops. Once you become permanent with the client you will work an 5 days from 7. As this role is primarily a driving role, you will need a minimum level of experience, and be expected to pass a theory and driving based assessment prior to starting work. You will receive training in safe manual handling due to the nature and weight of the products that are being delivered. This role has a guaranteed paid week of 48 hours each week, although it is expected that you will work in excess of this each week. All positions are temp to perm, whereby you will work as an agency employee for 16 weeks before transferring to the company direct. ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION: Rapier Rewards - our subsided welfare package Ongoing work Subject to driving assessment IDEALLY YOU WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING: 7.5 Tonne licence Digital Tachograph and CPC qualification Three months experience in a similar role Subject to assessment No more than 6 points Held licence for 12 months or longer for insurance purposes WHY RAPIER? BECAUSE WE DELIVER! ABOUT RAPIER EMPLOYMENT: Rapier offers over 29 years of excellence in providing dedicated workers to leading third party clients. We are committed to sourcing, supplying and placing both temporary and permanent workers into a full range of commercial, production and logistics positions. We are recruiters for many leading logistics firms in the UK. We are constantly on the look-out for drivers, warehouse and office based staff to fill both temporary and permanent positions. As an equal opportunities employer, we place great importance on treating all employees fairly. As part of a generous employee package we offer many training and development opportunities, excellent rates of pay (including pension and holiday pay) and a benefits package that includes medical plan, life and disability cover. This vacancy is advertised on behalf of Rapier Employment, who are a recruitment business. FIND US ON FACEBOOK/TWITTER: www.facebook.com/RapierEmployment www.twitter.com/RapierDrivers

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