Job Title; HGV 1 – Supermarket Drivers

Key Skills; HGV 1 Licence, Digi Card, Driver CPC, Store Deliveries

Salary; £9.20 to £12.50 Per Hour

Shift Days; Shifts Avail Monday to Friday or Weekends

Shifts; Days Backs and Nights available

Location; Washington Area

Commutable From; Washington, Newcastle, Peterlee, Durham, Middlesbrough, Sunderland, South Shields.

Our client, is seeking HGV 1 Drivers for a busy distribution centre out of the Washington area. You will be required to do approximately 3 to 5 supermarket store deliveries per shift. An average shift will be between 8 to 11 hours, start time available to suit on days, backs or night shift. Duties will include delivering chilled / frozen goods to RDC’s and supermarkets nationwide. You will be required to assist with the loading and unloading of your vehicle whilst you are at your delivery destination.

Drivers will be require to complete a driving assessment before commencing work, please contact our Sunderland Branch for further details.

The Role; 

  • HGV 1 Delivery Driving
  • Supermarket store deliveries
  • Various start times available
  • Representation of customer at delivery location
  • Good geographical knowledge
  • Immediate Start’s Available


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 – 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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