Container Class 1 Holiday Relief Driver


Job Details


Containers Hams Hall

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Avg. £32,031 per annum (inc. bonus, meal allowance & ADR)

Closing Date

25/11/2019 23:45

Role Profile

We are seeking qualified drivers to join our team in the Container sector. Working hours are Monday – Friday with weekend shifts available as overtime.

Earning an average of £32,031 per annum based on meal allowance, weekly bonus & ADR payments.

Please note that these roles are for holiday relief drivers and could be based in Corby, Tipton or Hams Hall.

  • You will be responsible for the accurate and timely movement and delivery of our customers’ products, servicing the Container sector.
  • Ensuring all documentation is completed accurately, and that use of any point of delivery technology is used with attention to detail.
  • Adhering to safe working practices to ensure the safety of yourself and others at all times.
  • A flexible approach to working patterns and start times as dictated by the needs of the business, and willing to spend nights away from base when required.
  • Complying with all relevant legislation in line with Drivers Hours and Working Time Directive requirements



Holiday Relief £569.76 per week basic

Overtime Rates between £10.50 per hour - £14.00 per hour

You can also receive a further:

£23.50* per night for nights out *Tax Free

£25 a week if you hold an ADR licence - an extra £2 payable per load for all full ADR licence holders

up to £624 per annum via our bonus scheme depending on criteria and performance

£480* per annum meal allowance *Tax Free

Incentive scheme

  • £500 for recommending a driver friend, and your friend also gets £250

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. Benefits include full uniform, work mobile phone, safety equipment, 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.


  • A current Class 1 Licence
  • A valid Driver CPC licence
  • A digital tachograph card

You must have good communication skills and a flexible can-do attitude

An ADR Licence is beneficial

At least 6 months driving experience is preferred but not essential

Full uniform and PPE provided

All roles are permanent, full time and we offer training!


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 3,400 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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