HGV Class 1 Drivers - Permanent Role

Salary:  Up to £30300 per annum

Location:  Reading

Job Type:  Full Time



For this role YOU will ideally be based within a 60 minute commute of Reading


SALARY AND BENEFITS: £30,300 Per Annum


Rapier employment are seeking FULL TIME PERMANENT experienced (minimum of 50 days experience) Class 1 Drivers to join a prestigious rapidly growing team based in Reading. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team bringing success to the Reading distribution centre.

  • Do you have a UK Class 1 Driving Licence and in date CPC and DIGI drivers Card?
  • Do you consider yourself physically fit?
  • Full Time positions are available for candidates with the right attitude, determination and relevant skills
  • Delivering drinks products including alcohol to pubs and restaurants.
  • Start times from 04:00 - 06:00
  • Typically Monday to Friday but asked to work 4 Saturdays in a whole year.
  • Working an average of 48 hours per week.
  • Amazing pension scheme.
  • Exclusive discounts on a whole range of products and brands
  • 28 days holiday incl 5 B/H + 3 recognised B/H's. An extra day's holiday after 3 years, after 6 years and after 9 year's service.
  • You also get a driver's mate to help with your route.



Rapier offers over 28 years of excellence in providing dedicated workers to leading third party clients. We are committed to sourcing, supplying and placing both temporary and permanent workers into a full range of commercial, production and logistics positions.

We are recruiters for many leading logistics firms in the UK. We are constantly on the look-out for drivers, warehouse and office based staff to fill both temporary and permanent positions.

As an equal opportunities employer, we place great importance on treating all employees fairly. As part of a generous employee package we offer many training and development opportunities, excellent rates of pay (including pension and holiday pay) and a benefits package that includes medical plan, life and disability cover.

This vacancy is advertised on behalf of Rapier Employment, who are a recruitment business.





  • Why Rapier?

    Choosing Rapier you can be assured that you are working with an industry leader who genuinely cares for the success and well-being of their employees.

    We strongly believe in the fair and ethical treatment of all our staff and promise:

    • Respect, openness and understanding
    • Continuous training and development
    • Flexible work patterns to suit your lifestyle
    • Excellent rates of pay
    • An approachable and supportive company culture
    • A subsidised benefits package that looks after you and your family
    • Financial rewards for your loyalty and hard work


    We offer regular work

    Many of the UK's largest logistics suppliers trust us to satisfy their staffing needs. This means we're constantly on the look out for new drivers and warehouse staff. As part of the Rapier team you can be sure of regular work with excellent rates of pay.

    We develop you

    We know our reputation is based on the strength of our workforce, which is why we make sure each and every employee is trained and skilled for their role. From apprenticeships to NVQs and a management development programme, we provide training opportunities to ensure you are up to date, certified and ready for work.

    We reward you

    Employee loyalty is something we take seriously and seek to reward. Throughout your time as a Rapier employee we offer financial rewards and incentives as a thank you for your hard work and continued commitment.

    We believe in equality

    As an equal opportunities employer, we place great importance on treating all employees fairly. We are signatories of both the United Nations Compact Agreement and the Stronger Together Agreement, to show our commitment to ending work force exploitation.

    Take a look at the many reasons why you should choose Rapier Employment



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