HGV Class 1 Driver

Salary:  £13.00 - £19.00 per hour

Location:  Avonmouth

Job Type:  Full Time

HGV Class 1 Driver - Temp To Perm


For this role YOU will ideally be based within a 30 minute commute of Bristol.



£13.00 and £19.00 (LTD)

PAYE rates are also available

£32,040 once permanent.


Rapier Employment are currently seeking 2 night temp to perm HGV Class 1 drivers for a National logistics provider in the Avonmouth area.

You will be trunking from DC to DC and DC to Stores, delivering electrical goods where handballing of items may be involved.

Start times vary with a minimum shift length of 8 hours.

Weekend work at enhanced rates is also available.


  • Premium rates for overtime Saturdays and Sundays
  • Heavy lifting is required
  • Ongoing work
  • Nights
  • Start times between 20:00 and 22:00
  • Rota is available


  • HGV 1 Licence held for at least one year with 3 months recent commercial experience
  • Digital Tachograph card and CPC qualification
  • Relevant experience in a similar role


Why Rapier? Because We Deliver!



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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