Job Title; HGV 1 Day & Night Shift Driver’s

Key Skills; HGV 1 Licence, Distance Runs Throughout the UK, One / Two Nights Outs

Salary; Monday to Friday – £8.50 Days £9.00 Nights, Sat – £9.50, Sundays – £10.00, Night Out Allowance £20.00

Shift; 4 On 4 Off Night Shift Pattern  & Days working 4 to 6 days per Week Depending On Driving Hours

Location; Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

Commutable From; Sunderland; Newcastle; Durham; South Shields ; Washington, North Shields,

Our Newcastle based client is seeking experienced HGV 1 Drivers for two shift patterns days and nights. Day shift Drivers will be required to do local deliveries and collections throughout the North East with a start time of around 5am Monday to Friday, this shift pattern may require you to do the occasional Night Out due to delivery destinations and you will also be required to work the occasional weekend depending on your driving hours.

Nights shift Drivers will be working on a 4 on 4 off rota, you will be required to do Night’s Out due to delivery locations being in the South of London. All work will be palletised.

The Role; 

  • HGV 1 Trunk Driver
  • Day’s and Night Shift’s Available
  • Occasional Nights Out May Be Required
  • General Haulage Deliveries
  • Deliveries throughout the UK
  • Good Geographical Knowledge
  • Representation of customer at delivery location

Our Ideal Candidate; 

  • Quality conscious with an awareness of Health & Safety
  • Proven ability to carry out driving tasks required
  • A willingness to undertake further relevant training
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the working environment
  • Highly motivated and driven
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills as working within a team

The Benefits; 

  • Weekly Pay (PAYE – DIRECT CONTRACTOR – UMBRELLA all available)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Permanent positions available for the right candidates
  • Overtime available
  • Immediate Starts Available
  • Local Interviews Arranged
  • Full induction prior to commencing work
  • Introduce a colleague scheme

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply directly through this website or call 0191 510 5077 or email If you have not been contacted within 14 days of your application please assume that you have not been successful. We will, however, retain your application for any future roles for which you may be suitable.

This position is advertised on behalf of Jacob Thomas Associates. We have a variety of other permanent and temporary positions available ranging from Supply Chain, Logistics, Administration, Sales, Secretarial, Finance & Accounts, Customer Services, I.T., Driving and Engineering.

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