Van Driver

  • Location
    Norwich, Norfolk
  • Salary
    £19,500.00/Year
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Road Transport
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference
    JN-032021-172321

This is a great opportunity for a Van Driver with a leading retailer; the role requires the successful candidate to transport live cargo between sites across the UK. This is not your standard driving role and the successful candidate would need to have a compassionate nature towards small animals, as part of the role would include overnight stays where animals would need to be cared for (fed and watered). This is a role based across the UK, so you would need to be prepared to be away during the week (our client do try to get work as close to your home as possible).


We are currently recruiting for two positions for this company -


1) Full time (37.5 hrs per week)


2) 0 hour contract - holiday/sickness, working around 50-60% of the year, some weeks would be full time and others could be 0 days.


The role


This role requires the successful candidate to transport live animals between dealers & stores across the UK, as well as ensuring at all times that the animals are cared for and transported safely. All training will be provided so you do not have to have previous experience of animal care, however we are looking for somebody who does have a caring and compassionate attitude and would be happy to handle small animals.


The position is Monday-Friday, working 37 hours (either 7am-3pm, or 9am-5pm) and as previously mentioned there will be overnight stays, which will be paid for by the company. You would travel to your location and carrying out a van clean on the Monday, and then transporting cargo Tuesday-Friday.


The ideal candidate



  • Caring and compassionate

  • Happy handling small animals

  • Held driving licence for over 12 months and experience driving a 3.5 tonne Luton van

  • No more than 3 points on your licence

  • Experience in a similar role would be an advantage

  • Customer service experience


The Offer


This is a great opportunity to work for a company who really look after their staff, with a salary of £19,500 pro-rata - and 29-days holiday per year.


If you are interested, please apply today!

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