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HGV2 Recovery Driver / Patrol - Summer

Salary: £17

Location: Plymouth

Job type: Temporary

Category: Heavy Vehicle Mobile specialists

Introduction: We are an agency recruiting for the Number 1 Breakdown & Recovery Organisation in the country! Specialising in recruitment for the Roadside & Recovery industry and over 25 years experience working with this organisation we can give you a full understanding of how rewarding being a Recovery Driver / Patrol is and how you can combine your love of driving with your love of helping people. Being a Recovery Driver / Patrol is not a 9 to 5 job, you'll need to be prepared to work shifts on a rota basis but it is interesting and different and no two days are the same. There are no multi-drops or waiting on loading bays just plenty of different breakdown scenarios and people to help. Interested?? Read on... Job Title: HGV2 Recovery Driver / Patrol - Summer Available Locations: Plymouth Description: Working as a Recovery Driver is highly-rewarding as you are genuinely helping people in their time of need. It's is interesting and no two days are the same so you'll never get bored! Working for this prestigious company you will be required to attend broken-down Light Vehicles (cars and vans) by the roadside, load onto Recovery Truck and take to designated drop-off point i.e. garage or home address. These guys are the best in the business so you'll receive excellent, paid training both online and at their state of the art training centre in the West Midlands. Licence: HGV Class 2 (LGVC) licence or higher with a maximum of 6 points on licence for minor endorsements and no outstanding DD, DR or CD penalties. Digi-Tacho & DCPC: Required on starting Experience: No experience is required as full training will be given. They will consider freshly passed drivers and ex-military personnel. People Skills: All applicants must have superb customer care skills and be able to communicate effectively with the general public in stressful and difficult situations. There is never a “good time to break down” and people can be upset and worried, especially being by the side of the road. Applicants must be prepared to work in all weather conditions, be self-motivated and able to work on own initiative. Training: Paid for Induction Training Programme which includes online / e-learning from home and residential training in the West Midlands (accommodation, travel and food expenses paid) Shift Pattern: Mixed Shifts: 28-day repeating pattern with includes 2 weekends working and 2 weekends off per 4 weeks. Average 40 hours per week + Overtime Rotates between Days, Mid and Late start times. Overtime: End of shift and additional days available. Pay Rate: Flat rate all hours: £17.00 per hour Start Date: Either 20th June or 4th July Job Status: Temporary for the Summer through to 19th September 2022. In some areas of the country there may be contract extensions or possible permanent job offers available depending upon success and the business need. Vetting: They will require full vetting including referencing, DBS check and a credit check. If you have any unspent criminal convictions or cautions in the UK or abroad you MUST declare them to us at the time of applying. You will also need to tell us if you have any CCJs, IVA or Bankruptcies. All information provided will be treated in the strictest confidence and may determine if we can submit you for the position

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