HGV2 Recovery Driver

F1 Personnel
£9.50 per hour
12 Jun 2018
12 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Introduction: We are an agency recruiting for a local Breakdown & Recovery Operator. Our client, a well-established, local automotive business, is looking to recruit a HGV2 Recovery Driver to join their team.

Job Title: HGV2 Recovery Driver


Location: Depot based from Kidderminster

Description: To attend broken-down vehicles, cars and vans, by the roadside, load onto Recovery Truck and take to designated drop-off point i.e. garage or home address. In some cases, if it’s only minor such as a jump start or wheel change, then the driver will be expected to carry out this work rather than recover the vehicle.

Licence: Full, UK, HGV2 (LGVC or LGVCE)licence with a maximum of 6 points on licence for minor endorsements and no outstanding DD, DR or CD penalties.

Digi-Tacho: Required on starting

Driver's CPC: Full DCPC required (or be prepared to complete it before starting)

Extra Skills: Basic knowledge of vehicle mechanics, such as jump start & battery /wheel change is preferred.

Experience: Experience of the Breakdown & Recovery industry is preferred. All applicants must have at least 1 year’s commercial driving experience in a HGV2 vehicle or higher category.

Training: Our client offers Induction training which includes safe use of the vehicle provided, Health & Safety and paperwork & procedures and will offer further, industry-related, training when taken on permanently.

People Skills: All applicants must have superb customer care skills and be able to communicate effectively with the general public in stressful and difficult situations. There is never a “good time to break down” and people can be upset and worried, especially being by the side of the road.

Applicants must be prepared to work in all weather conditions, be self-motivated and able to work on own initiative.

Shift Pattern: 4 days on / 2 days off rolling roster, will include day, night and some weekend working as part of the roster.

Hours: 12 hours shifts

Salary: Salary; £9.50 per hour

Job Status: Permanent with immediate interview and start.

Vetting: Our client requires us to undertake vetting including referencing for up to 2 years. They may also require a full DBS check and possibly a Level 2 Police Check. If you have any criminal convictions or cautions in the UK or abroad you MUST declare them to us at the time of applying. Information provided will be treated in the strictest confidence and may determine if we can submit you for the position.

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