1178 – HGV Class 1 driver UK long term contract
We are looking for Class 1 C+E Drivers for our client based in Evesham.
Contract is for a minimum of 2 years, the work is 52 weeks of the year. Wages 100 Pounds per day gross, plus 25 Pounds per night.
Since Christmas is the busiest time of the year, you are expected to work during this period.
Successful candidates will need to be flexible
The work is 5/6 shifts from 7 and will involve tramping, most nights you will be staying away from base. The nights that you do not sleep in the cabin, you will stay in simple, affordable accommodation (cost around 50 Pounds per week).
Most trucks are new!
Driving time laws apply:
- Daily driving period shall not exceed 9 hours, with an exemption of twice a week when it can be extended to 10 hours.
- Total weekly driving time may not exceed 56 hours and the total fortnightly driving time may not exceed 90 hours.
- Daily rest period shall be at least 11 hours, with an exception of going down to 9 hours maximum three times a week. Daily rest can be split into 3 hours rest followed by 9 hour rest to make a total of 12 hours daily rest
- Weekly rest is 45 continuous hours, which can be reduced every second week to 24 hours. Compensation arrangements apply for reduced weekly rest period. Weekly rest is to be taken after six days of working, except for coach drivers engaged in a single occasional service of international transport of passengers who may postpone their weekly rest period after 12 days in order to facilitate coach holidays.
- Breaks of at least 45 minutes (separable into 15 minutes followed by 30 minutes) should be taken after 4 ½ hours at the latest.
Your driving licence:
- Code 95 is compulsory
- Before entering a contract, you must apply for a UK licence, this can take up to 6 weeks. We will assist you here.
Good lorries and working conditions.
We may ask you to do a driving test in the country where you live. If you do a driving test in the UK and fail, you may be given a week’s training free of charge (but no pay), after which you may do a second drivig test.
The ‘net’ pay, you earn, based on 5 shifts per week, is around £550
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