Class 1 Driver


Gist
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£16.18 - £21.03 per hour

Job Highlights
  • We are welcoming applications for full time Class 1 Drivers to join our operation in Thornbury.
  • Selected candidate will be responsible for ensuring that M&S products are transported via single or double-deck trailers between our depots, warehouses and our customers safely whilst adhering to our Health & Safety regulations at all times.
  • We offer 20% M&S discount on most things from furniture, fashion and food and attractive annual bonus scheme.
Job Requirements/Description

We are welcoming applications for full time Class 1 Drivers to join our operation in Thornbury. Working 40 hours per week on a rotating 5 from 7 shift pattern, with start times between between 01.00 - 05.00AM.  

What’s in it for you?

Gist is an inclusive, dynamic, exciting, and evolving business built on our core values. Here are some of the benefits we offer that make working for Gist just that little bit more special…

  • £16.18 Basic Rate, increasing to £17.56 after 6 months service
  • £19.41 Nights Rate, increasing to £21.03 after 6 months service
  • Weekend & Overtime Premium Rates
  • 20% M&S discount on most things from furniture, fashion and food
  • 20 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (rising with length of service)
  • Discounted rates on healthcare cash plan
  • Auto Enrolment Pension or competitive Defined Contribution Pension Scheme and life assurance (up to 4 times salary)
  • Amazing perks and discounts via our App to major restaurants and retailers
  • Access to a wide range of wellbeing support – including our Employee Assistance Programme
  • A first-class welcome with a tailored induction and a wide range of training schemes to help with your learning and development
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Supportive Team: Join a close-knit community where collaboration is key

What will you do & what will you need?

You’ll play a vital role in making sure our stock is where it needs to be, on time. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that M&S products are transported via single or double-deck trailers between our depots, warehouses and our customers safely whilst adhering to our Health & Safety regulations at all times. Your duties also involve tipping the vehicle, taking products off the trailer in cages or trays and into the M&S Stores, and of course some manual handling. This is a hands-on job, with plenty of responsibility. You’ll be out on the road but also working closely with colleagues and representing Gist to everyone you meet

You’ll hold a class 1 licence with at least 18 months Class 1 driving experience. A maximum of 6 endorsements with no accidents in the last 12 months and no points for drinking or consuming illegal substances while driving. Manual handling of goods or multi-drop experience is highly desirable, along with a minimum of 3 CPC units.

Who we are

At Gist we are united by our core values; with safety and people at the heart of everything do, we are progressive, accountable, collaborative, and ethical.

Gist
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£16.18 - £21.03 per hour

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