Trainee LGV Driver

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1379773549-2
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Grundon
  • Location: Wallingford, Oxfordshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Transport & Logistics, Driving, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Whether you are starting out or looking for a career change, here's a fantastic opportunity to kick-start your future as a fully qualified large goods vehicle driver (category C, Class 2) at our Ewelme depot in South Oxfordshire. In return for your hard work in a physically demanding role, you will earn a competitive salary, fully funded continued CPC training held on a working day (once qualified), plus a host of benefits, including:

- Discretionary company bonuses- Pension scheme (you contribute 5% of pay, Grundon matches this) with life insurance cover - 31 days' annual leave (inclusive of 8 bank holidays), which will increase with service, plus the option to buy up to 5 extra days' holiday

About the Trainee LGV Driver roleYou will learn to drive and operate a variety of vehicles, including waste wheelers, front-end loaders and roll-on-roll-offs. Subject to satisfactory progress, we will register you for LGV training, which will include attending training days and tests.

We have a brilliant Transport Training team at Grundon with a wealth of knowledge and experience, and they will be there to support, guide and build your confidence along the way. You will learn the rounds as a mate and go out with experienced drivers on your journey to becoming a safe LGV driver with a great future ahead of you.

Please note: A written multiple-choice test (which will include questions on driving rules and regulations, including The Highway Code) and practical driving assessment in a van or car will form part of the interview process

What we're looking for in our Trainee LGV Driver- To apply, you must have had a full car driving licence for at least 6 months - An appetite to learn- The ability to take instruction and constructive criticism- Good communication skills, both written and verbal- A 'can do' attitude and positive outlook on work- An understanding of the importance of brilliant customer service and the ability to demonstrate it in all that you do

Working hours: You must be happy with early starts as the hours are 5am-2.30pm, Mon-Fri, plus alternate Sat mornings, 5am-9.30am - an average of 44.75 hours per week

Grow with GrundonInterested? If you have drive and commitment and want a job you can see a future in, working for our leading waste management and environmental business as a Trainee LGV Driver, then click apply.

Please note: We interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so do apply as soon as possible