LGV Class 1 Driver


Job Details


UK Gloucester LRS

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£29,652 per annum + premiums

Closing Date

31/12/2020 23:45

Role Profile

Wincanton are recruiting for Class 1 LGV Drivers to join our General Haulage team in Gloucester.

  • £29,652 per annum basic (based on average 48hrs worked per week annualised)
  • £10.80 per hour
  • Shift Patterns - Tuesday to Saturday or Sunday to Thursday
  • Shifts - Days and Nights available
  • Nights out required (depending on business need)


  • £11.74 ph – For hours worked between 1400 and 1800                          
  • £11.89 ph – For hours worked between 1800 and 2200                        
  • £12.94 ph – For hours worked between 2200 and 0600
  • £23.94 per night out
  • £2.26 meal allowance

Benefits include:

  • Monthly pay
  • Permanent 40 hour a week annualised contract
  • Essential DCPC training
  • 25 days paid holiday entitlement
  • Access to company pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • RAC discount
  • High street, Online Stores and Restaurant Discounts


This is a permanent role contracted to 40 hours’, but average 48 hours worked per week. Must be flexible to night out up to 4 times per week if required.

Basic salary - £29,652 per annum, based on 48 hours per week (not inclusive of premiums).

Working within general haulage, you will be delivering to RDC’s and NDC’s, supporting in the distribution of different products to various clients

What we expect from our drivers:

  • To advise the depot of any problems, changes to schedule etc.
  • To ensure the organisation and accurate completion of all related paperwork.
  • To participate in driver de-brief sessions at the end of each shift.
  • To ensure compliance with all transport driver legislation and with company and site policies and procedures.
  • To avoid stock damage in line with company and site procedures.
  • To undertake the necessary training in order to carry out your role in a safe and efficient manner. 
  • To appropriately report any personal injury, accident or damage to any equipment, Machinery, premises or stock.
  • To be flexible in the undertaking of your duties as may be reasonably required for the effective operation of the function.
  • To contribute towards the improvement of processes/methods of operating practices.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Must hold a valid HGV LGV Class 1 license
  • Must hold a valid Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC Card)
  • Must hold a Digital Tachograph card
  • Must not have more than 6 points on your license
  • Minimum 12 months C+E driving experience required.
  • Must be fully flexible on working hours.
  • Possess excellent customer facing awareness.

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. Benefits include access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join. These are just some of the reasons which make Wincanton a great place to work!

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.



About Us

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,500 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is "to make our customers business’s better, every day."

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

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