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HGV Class 1 Driver

Vacancy Salary £13.50- £25.22 per hour
Vacancy Location Sheffield
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Hermes are growing! We have exciting, flexible opportunities for HGV Class 1 Drivers (or Cat C+E Drivers as we sometimes call them) to join our growing depot team. Here at Hermes we work around the clock to satisfy our Customers so for you, this means we can offer you flexibility and a choice of Days or Nights, Full-time or part-time shifts. You could join us permanently, or in a fixed term seasonal role.

Newly-qualified drivers are welcome

What We Can Offer You:

Class 1 Driver Day Shift – £13.50 per hour (incl basic pay plus a location allowance), overtime paid at £17.52 per hour (paid after average 40 hours per week) up to £23.36 per hour on Bank Holidays.

Class 1 Driver Night Shift – £14.50 per hour (incl basic pay plus a location allowance), overtime paid at £18.92 per hour (paid after average 40 hours per week) up to £25.52 per hour on Bank Holidays.

In addition to our competitive salary, we'll offer you up to 32 days' annual leave (incl bank holidays), 3% contribution into your pension, life assurance and income protection. On top of this, we deliver a fantastic range of flexible benefits. Whether it's shopping vouchers, insurance or healthcare we offer some great perks tailored to you as an individual.

Feeling ambitious? This role opens up exciting avenues for career progression, both within the Depot team, in our Driver Training Academy and careers within Hermes wider business.

 

What You’ll Do:

Our HGV Class 1 drivers usually drive our longer routes in waves, ensuring the safe, efficient driving of vehicles from depots to other sites in. For some routes, this could be delivering or collecting loads from our Hub or other Depots in our network, for others, you may be delivering to one or more of our Delivery Units (this is where our Couriers pick up their parcels for delivery to the household).

All our Drivers will keep paperwork updated on their route and as a team player, will assist depot staff with heavier items from time to time. We know the great British roads and weather don’t always play nicely, so you’ll need to keep us updated with any problems. We can then help find an alternative route.

Our HGV Class 1 drivers work on shifts. Full-time contracts are 40 hours per week with some weekend working on a rota basis. Flexible and part-time hours are also available so talk to us and let’s see how we can create the opportunity that works best for you.

 

Essential Skills & Experience Required:

  • You’ll need a full UK driving licence with HGV Class 1 (Cat C E) entitlements, driver's CPC and digital tachograph. Newly-qualified drivers are welcome, however all drivers will need to undertake a short driving assessment.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A safety-first mindset
  • Reasonable physical fitness

Apply Today!

If you're ready to develop your career within an empowering, growing yet supportive business then why not join us?

At Hermes, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, we thrive on it and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Hermes, where people deliver.

There are lots reasons to join Hermes, but don’t just take our word for it, let our people tell you why they love working here; “Fun and fast-paced”, “Great choice of benefits”, “Great training and development”, “New challenges every day”, “The company  is growing fast”, “Working with like-minded people who are passionate about what they do”.

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Income protection and life insurance cover

Discounts on Hermes products with over 1,000 retailers

Up to 26 days holiday

Health and well-being benefits and discounts

Bonus schemes

Flexible working hours

Mental Health support

Free basic Will

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