Head Office Mayfield Edinburgh

Cat C HGV Sweeper Driver, Dalkeith

The NWH Group is a second-generation family business headquartered in Midlothian. Servicing the whole of Scotland and Newcastle from ten sites, the NWH Groups vision is to eliminate waste by transforming it into a valuable product. 

On our mission to eliminate waste we provide waste collection services to the Leisure, Retail, and construction industries. Collecting waste with our fleet of Trade Refuse, Skip, Tipper, Grab and Walking Floor articulated vehicles, transporting materials to our Material recycling facilities where we produce a valuable product such as cardboard, Paper, Washed sands, Biomass for energy and animal bedding.

The business is now primed for the next phase of growth following strong trading performances and we are recruiting to increase our team to deliver this vision.

We are now recruiting for Class 2/Category C Sweeper Drivers to join our fleet based out of our Head Office in Dalkeith. All of our positions are on a full-time and permanent contract, with an average of a 50 hour working week.

In addition to the basic & overtime rates below, we operate a NWH HGV Driver bonus scheme which pays up to £5.25 extra per tip made, based on your performance in Infringements, Accidents, Driver Telematics and Employee Engagement.

We also operate a NWH HGV Driver Commitment Bonus, whereby NWH Drivers will be offered the opportunity to be eligible for a £1,500 bonus, should they wish to commit to being with NWH for the coming 12-month period, offered on an annual basis.

The basic rate for our HGV Category C/Class 2 Sweeper Drivers is £11.02 per hour, with all hours invoiced for paid. For example, you could work 50 hours, and be paid for 70 hours.

Please note, a probationary rate of 35p less per hour applies to the above for new starts, during their initial 3-month probationary period.

For this role, Sweeper driving experience would be beneficial.

Applicants should have:

·         Held their Class 2/Category C Licence for at least 12 months 

·         Valid CPC entitlement & Digital Tachograph card

·         Good knowledge of road networks in Edinburgh and the Lothians

·         A maximum of 6 points or less on their licence (No DR, DD, CD or IN codes)

·         An excellent command of the English language

·         Good Customer Service Skills

In return, The NWH Group offers;

·         A competitive rate of pay

·         A Driver Bonus Scheme payable weekly

·         Group Pension Scheme

·         Average Weekly Pay for Holidays

·         1 CPC module paid per driver per year

·         Death in Service Benefit

To apply for this position, please apply on this page, send a CV to careers@nwhgroup.co.uk or call 0333 320 4000.​​​​​​

Apply for this role

Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now