Class 2 Driver Required

  • £12.50 Per Hour
  • Staplehurst, Maidstone, Kent
  • The Best Connection Group Limited

Are you a newly qualified Class 2 driver struggling to secure an avenue into the industry?

Are you an experienced Class 2 driver seeking a new opportunity?

The Best Connection are seeking a Class 2 driver who has a keen interest in working on for a catering supplier in Staplehurst.

The role itself requires you to deliver catering supplies, that can include oil drums, batter mix, condiments and cutlery to restaurants in and around the South East of the UK.

Please be aware that some products can weigh up to 25kg.

The start times for this role vary depending on your pre-planned delivery route. You will be expected to start between the hours of 04:00-06:00, so candidates must be flexible and happy with early starts.

Unfortunately due to insurance purposes, candidates must have no more than 6 points on there licence that consist of only minor offences.

Candidates must be able to read and understand written and spoken English, as you will be dealing with customers face to face, as well as making cash collections where necessary.

Candidates must appreciate that the paperwork side of the role is just as important as the deliveries. You will be fully trained on how to complete paperwork meticulously and correctly, and will be expected to raise any concerns to your supervisor should you require their assistance.

The average working week will be 48 hours, but the client aims to reduce this to 40 hours over the term of your employment.

Candidates must be flexible, as there will be days where you will be asked to cover a drivers route who may be sick/on holiday. therefore you could be operating a van or a 7.5 tonne vehicle on occasions.

Please be aware that this opportunity is a temp to perm. This means that you will work in the client through 'The Best Connection' for a short term, before proceeding to sign a contract with the client and transferring over to there books if you are happy to do so.

Candidates will be given a chance to meet the client face to face to obtain more information, and ask any further questions before deciding whether or not you would like to accept the opportunity.

The shift pattern is seen below:

Monday-Friday

You will not be required to work at the weekend.

Pay rates:

£12.50 Per Hour (Monday-Friday) All hours.

You will always be paid a minimum of 8 hours should your shift finish early and the supervisor permits you to leave the site.

Please see below the salary/bonuses once the candidate has signed a full time contract with the client, once the temp to perm period has expired:

£27,000 per year

20 Days holiday per year (plus all bank holidays)

Company pension after 3 months

£40 per month attendance bonus

£40 per month no accident bonus

£40 per month accurate cash collection bonus

£40 per month company depot hitting targets bonus

Please note that these bonuses are implemented when you transfer to the client full time.

Perks of working with The Best Connection:

- 28 days paid holiday per year

- Very flexible

- Competetive rates of pay

- 24 hour on call number

- Open office, always welcome to come and see us!

- Weekly pay (every Friday)

To be eligible for this position, you must possess the following:

- Driving Licence with Class 2 entitlement

- Digi-Card

- CPC

- Takes pride in delivering exceptional customer service

- Customer focused and highly motivated

- Excellent communication skills

- Happy to handle cash

- Flexible to operate vans/7.5 tonne vehicles should cover be required

For more information on this role, and other positions that we have available, please do not hesitate to contact the branch on 01622 664999.

Alternatively, apply for the role here and a consultant will contact you as soon as possible.

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