Class 1 Drivers - NIGHTS


Job Details


UK Northampton Sainsburys - 11466

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

16/06/2021 11:00

PERMANENT ROLE – Up to £38.939pa

We are looking for Class 1 Days Drivers to join our established Sainsburys Contract based out of Northampton.

This is a Permanent position on £14.32ph contracted to 47.5 hours per week with occasional overtime available:

  • Current start times available between: 23:30 & 2:00
  • Working a rotating eight-week rota based on any 5 out of 7 days
  • £14.32ph - Hours worked over 47.5 hour
  • £16.31ph – Hours worked between 18.00 – 06.00
  • £21.48ph – Overtime Rate 
  • Contracted to 47.5 hours per week

Benefits include:

  • Permanent 47.5 hour a week contract
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Essential DCPC training
  • Paid holiday entitlement
  • Paid Breaks
  • Company pension scheme
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised Gym managed by Nuffield Health
  • High street, Online Stores and Restaurant Discounts
  • £500 for recommending a driver friend and your friend also gets £250

The above position will include shift and weekend working as the depot operates 24/7.Start times currently available are nights. Contracted to 47.5 hours per week with £14.32 hourly pay. Therefore, it is essential that you are flexible in your approach to work.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Ownership for the safe and timely delivery of our customers’ products.
  • Securing caged loads and carrying out its transfer from depot to store.
  • Operation of point of delivery technology, the completion of driver checks and documentation.
  • Carrying out drops within depot region.
  • Adhering to Driving legislation and professional competence standards.
  • Undertaking professional development.
  • Commitment to delivering excellent customer service

Experience, skills, attributes and the Person:

  • Must hold a valid Class 1 Licence
  • Must hold a valid DCPC Card
  • Must hold a Digi Card
  • Must not have more than 6 points on your licence
  • Class 1 experience is essential
  • A flexible approach to working patterns and start times to meet business needs
  • Motivated and committed with high personal and professional standards
  • Possess excellent communication skills, understand and follow both verbal and written information.
  • Able to work within set timescales to meet customers service requirements