Head Office Mayfield Edinburgh

Relief HGV Trade Waste Bin Driver/Labourer, 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 a Relief HGV Class 2/Category C  Trade Waste Bin Driver to join our fleet based out of our Head Office, Midlothian. This is a full-time position with regular overtime available through the week and at weekends. This role will intale driving the HGV Trade Waste Vehicle on a relief basis and outside of this, operating as a second man/labourer.  Due to the nature of the role, previous HGV Class 2 Trade Waste Bin Driver experience is essential, ideally for at least 12 months.

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.

We also operate 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, offered on an annual basis.

The basic rate for our HGV Class 2/Category C Drivers is £11.33 per hour for the first 8 hours, with an overtime rate of £17.00 thereafter. Any Sunday hours will be paid at double time of £22.66 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.

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 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

·         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 send a CV to careers@nwhgroup.co.uk or call 0333 320 4000.

The NWH Group is an equal opportunities employer.​​​​​

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