Head Office Mayfield Edinburgh

Class 2 HGV Drivers Part-Time, Edinburgh

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/Cat C Drivers to join our divisions based out of our Head Office in Dalkeith on a part-time basis. We are aware that there are a number of drivers out there who may have family commitments, or a preference to work a 2 or 3 day working week. NWH are looking to offer these individuals an opportunity to join the business on a permanent basis, working part-time hours. Specific work patterns and working days can be discussed on a case by case basis, although the days worked would be expected to be a full day, working on average 10 hours per day.

In addition to the basic & overtime rates below, we operate an NWH HGV Driver bonus scheme which pays up to £1.26 extra per hour worked, 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.

We have vacancies in the below areas:

HGV Class 2/Cat C Tipper Drivers £10.66 per hour first 8 hours, £15.99 overtime.

HGV Class 2/Cat C Skip /Hook Drivers £10.87 per hour first 8 hours, £16.31 overtime.

HGV Class 2/Cat C Grab/Clamshell Drivers £12.41 first 8 hours, £18.62 overtime.

HGV Class 2/Cat C Volumetric Concrete Drivers £12.62 first 8 hours, £18.93 overtime.

HGV Class 2/Cat C Sweeper Drivers £11.02 per hour.

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

Some fleets require vehicle specific experience, but for most training can be provided.

Applicants should have:

·         Held their Class 2/Cat 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 flexible working pattern

·         A Driver Bonus Scheme payable weekly

·         Overtime paid after 8 hours, or on unscheduled working days

·         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.

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