HGV Class 1 Driver

  • Job Reference: 026/01907
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Employer: Driver Hire Crewe
  • Location: Middlewich, Cheshire
  • Salary: £16.81 Per Hour
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Location: Middlewich, UK
Position Type: Temporary (Potential for Permanent)
Pay Rate: £16.81 per hour
Start Date: Monday 15th July

We are recruiting on behalf of a well-established haulage company based in Middlewich, renowned for their reliable and efficient delivery services across the UK. They are currently seeking a versatile and experienced HGV Class 1 Driver to join their dedicated team.

Role Overview:

As an HGV Class 1 Driver, you will be responsible for completing UK-wide deliveries, operating a variety of vehicles including wagon and drag vehicles, and occasionally driving a flatbed transit van. The role involves some nights out to ensure timely and safe delivery of goods.

The shift pattern is Monday to Friday with occasional nights out. Typical start time will be 06:00am.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate HGV Class 1 vehicles for UK-wide deliveries.

  • Confidently drive wagon and drag vehicles.

  • Drive a flatbed transit van as and when required.

  • Adhere to all safety regulations and legal requirements.

  • Maintain accurate records of deliveries and driving hours.

  • Ensure timely delivery of goods while maintaining a high level of customer service.


  • Valid HGV Class 1 license.

  • Experience driving wagon and drag vehicles.

  • Flexibility to drive a flatbed transit van when needed.

  • Willingness to spend nights out as required by delivery schedules.

  • Strong understanding of road safety regulations and legal requirements.

  • Reliable, punctual, and able to work independently.

  • Possession of a CSCS card would be advantageous but is not essential.

  • Previous experience in operating telehandler machines would be advantageous but is not essential.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay rate of £16.81 per hour. *Inclusive of holiday pay

  • £26.20 tax free night out allowance

  • Initial 6-week position with the potential to become permanent for the right candidate.

  • Opportunity to work with a reputable and supportive haulage company.

  • Start date of Monday 15th July.

Apply today and a member of our team will call you to discuss the role in more detail.