Head Office Mayfield Edinburgh

HGV Class 2 Skip / Hook Driver, Dalkeith

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

On this journey to eliminate waste we provide waste collection services to the Commercial & Industrial, Office, Leisure & Retail and Construction industries. Collecting waste with our fleet of Trade Refuse, Skip, Tipper, Grab and Walking Floor articulated vehicles, we transport materials to our material recycling facilities where we produce and recover valuable products such as metals, cardboard, paper, washed sands, biomass for energy and animal bedding. 

The business is now ready for the next phase of growth following strong trading performances. We are recruiting to expand our team to deliver this growth. 

The NWH Group has strong family values and cultures which underpin the recruitment process. Do you want to work for a business which puts safety and compliance at the forefront of everything? Would you like to be part of a team who never settle and are always aiming higher, who value each other’s contributions and who always strive to deliver that local service whilst part of a national business? If the answer is yes, then we may have the position for you. 

We are now recruiting for an HGV Class 2 Skip / Hook Driver to join our team based in Dalkeith, Midlothian. This is a full-time position, with overtime consistently available. Although previous experience in HGV Class Skip / Hook work is preferred, full training will be provided should you pass a driving assessment.

Basic Rate as of April 2021: £9.62 per hour for the first 8 hours worked.

Overtime Rate as of April 2021: £14.43 per hour after 8 hours and all day Saturday

Additional Driver Bonus up to £1.05 per hour based on Accidents, Infringements, Telematics and Employee Engagement.

The ideal HGV Class 2 Skips / Hook Driver will have;

·         Held their Class 2 Licence for at least two years

·         Valid CPC entitlement

·         Digital Tachograph card

·         Good knowledge of road networks in Edinburgh and the Lothians

·         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

In return, The NWH Group offers;

·         A competitive rate of pay

·         HGV Class 2 Skips / Hook Driver bonus scheme payable weekly

·         40 hour basic week

·         Time & half paid after 8 hours Mon-Fri, & all day Saturday, double time on Sundays

·         Group Pension Scheme

·         Average Weekly Pay for Holidays

·         1 CPC module paid per driver per year

·         Death in Service Benefit

For more information, or to apply, please apply on this page, e-mail careers@nwhgroup.co.uk or call 0333 320 4000 (Option 3).

The NWH Group is an equal opportunities employer. 

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