HGV Class 1 Driver (Nights)

Job purpose

To carry out deliveries to customers in a safe and efficient manner and night out when work requires

Source and nature of management provided

Transport Supervisor (Derby)

Transport Manager (Derby) – Line Manager

Special conditions

Monday – Friday

Hours – minimum 45 hours per week

Timings varied dependent on work for that shift

Access to own vehicle required owing to workplace location

Salary is £28,000


Full uniform provided

Training provided to enhance licence if desired (for example ADR)

30 days paid holiday including bank holidays

45 hours work guaranteed per week or

4 on 4 off shifts

Free CPC training provided

Night out allowance

Overtime available as required by the needs of the operation

Refer a friend £500 bonus scheme

Health & Wellbeing package

High-street retail discounts including gym discounts

Main duties and responsibilities

1 Deliver goods as per manifest sheet.

2 Obtain customer signatures as proof of delivery.

3 Completion of daily defect reporting of vehicles.

4 Communicate with Transport office staff.

5 Vehicle checks to ensure road worthiness and compliance with DVSA regulations.

6 Compliance with Health and Safety (SSOW) and other related legislation.

7 To participate in the business’s annual appraisal policy

8 Completion of defect reporting of trailers.

9 Unload trailers in a safe and efficient manner taking in all aspects H&S.

10 Ensuring vehicles are loaded in a safe manner and goods are secured appropriately.

You will from time to time be required to undertake other duties of a similar nature as reasonably required by your line manager. You are required to follow all ATL policies and procedures at all times and take account of ATL guidance

Person Specification

Criteria: Qualifications and Training


Class C + E Licence

In date CPC

Digital Tachograph Holder

Criteria: Knowledge and Experience


2 Years commercial use experience of Class 1 licence

Experience working in a team


Less than 6 penalty points on Class 1 Licence

Experience doing multi-drop deliveries

Criteria: Skills and Aptitudes


Reliability and Punctuality

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to work to deadlines

Ability to carry out tasks following spoken or written instructions

Ability to demonstrate commitment to high quality service provision

Willingness to be flexible in approach and attitude

Be physically capable of working within a transport environment

Team work orientated with the ability to utilise own initiative when required

Highly organised

Ability to complete paperwork in an orderly fashion

Positive can do attitude

Good geographical knowledge

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent



  • HGV driving: 2 years (Preferred)


  • GCSE or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Derby, Derbyshire (Preferred)


  • Driver CPC (Required)


  • Fluent English (Required)