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HGV Class 1 Drivers Required

  • £11.34 Per Hour
  • Sittingbourne, Kent
  • The Best Connection Group Limited

Are you a HGV Class 1 driver seeking work?

The Best Connection Employment Group are currently seeking a Class 1 driver to fulfil an ongoing position in Sittingbourne.

Start Times:

Range between 05:00 - 07:00.

Shift patterns:


Shift duration:

10-15 hours

The role itself requires the candidate to deliver paper reels, completing 1-3 drops per day.

On an average day, you will making a delivery to Leicestershire, making a collection on the way back and finally dropping at the Sittingbourne yard.

Before commencing, you will be required to complete a driving assessment, along with a theory test at the site.

When you arrive at the assessment, you will be asked to complete a health and safety test, Highway code test and a tacho test.

It is essential you are fully prepared for these tests, and you have a strong understanding of the highway code and driver hours rules.

If you pass the theory test, you will be asked to complete a driving assessment.

Pay Rates:


Monday-Friday: £11.34 Per Hour

Driving Time bonus: £2.63 Per Hour (After 12 weeks)

(For all driven hours, you will receive a bonus of £2.63 per hour, on top of you standard pay rate, totalling £13.97 per hour when driving)

You will always receive a minimum of 8 hours pay.

To be eligible for this position you must possess:

- Category C+E Licence

- Valid CPC

- Valid Digi-Card

- Strong understanding of driver hours rules

- 2 Years experience operating a Class 1 vehicle is preferred, but not essential

- No more than 3 points on your licence

Benefits of working through The Best Connection:

- 28 days holiday per year

- 24 hour on call service

- Open office atmosphere (pop in when you like!)

- Weekly pay (every Friday)

- Online payslips

Key areas to consider before applying for this position:

- Shifts can be long (10-15 hours)

- Driven time is paid after 12 weeks (monthly)

For more information on this role, please contact the Maidstone branch. Alternatively, please apply to the position here, and a consultant will contact you as soon as possible.

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Posted on: 27/02/2021 18:51
  • Reference: MALGV04