HGV Class 2 Skip Driver, Newcastle

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 Category C / Class 2 Drivers to join our Skips division based out our site in Blaydon, Newcastle. All our positions are full-time and permanent contract, with an average 50 hour working week. 

The basic rate of pay for the first 8 hours of a shift Monday to Friday is £10.55 per hour, with overtime after 8 hours paid at £15.83. Please note, a probationary rate of 35p less per hour applies to the above for new starts, during their initial 3 month probationary period.

In addition to the basic & overtime rates, we operate a Driver bonus scheme which pays up to £1.05 extra per hour worked, based on your performance in Infringements, Accidents, Driver Telematics and Employee Engagement each month.

As of October 2021, we are also introducing a 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. A bonus of £500 is paid in advance upon successful completion of your 3 month probationary period, and the remaining £1,000 at the conclusion of the 12 months. However, drivers will then have the ability to sign up to a further 12 months, and another £1,500.

Applicants should have:

·         Held their Class 2 / Category C Licence for at least two years

·         Valid CPC entitlement & Digital Tachograph card

·         Good knowledge of road networks in Newcastle and the surrounding areas

·         Less than 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

To apply for this position, please apply on this page, send a CV to or call 0333 320 4000.

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