Train to be a HGV Driver
Permanent (Full time)
Road to Logistics is a Community Interest Company established with Government backing, to tackle the UK Driver Shortage.
We are offering individuals who are currently out of work or claiming Universal Credit, the opportunity to train to be a HGV Driver, with a guaranteed interview with one of our logistics partners.
The training and test will all be paid for, so all we need from you is a clean UK driving licence, and commitment to the programme.
We are proud to be partnering with Wren Kitchens, who have requirements for HGV Drivers, and have committed to interviewing successful candidates once they have passed their test, so there are very tangible job opportunities available with them.
Wren Kitchens are the UK’s Kitchen Retail Specialist. A truly passionate, family-run business, dedicated to delivering success with their strong commitment and loyalty to customer experience. Utilising cutting edge technology, modern transport fleets, integrated systems and inspirational showrooms, Wren is now one of the fastest growing Retailers in the UK with exciting plans for continued growth across all areas of the business.
Wren Kitchen home delivery drivers will work as part of a 2 man team to ensure all deliveries of a high standard. You will need to be happy and able to work in a manual environment, with lots of lifting and moving of product as well as driving.
As the face of Wren Kitchen, you will enjoy meeting people and offering a high level of customer service, whilst taking health and safety very seriously.
Wren is an award winning business who offer their staff great career progression, in fact a number of their drivers have gone on to management positions.
Gaining a HGV licence usually costs around £3k so this is a unique opportunity to gain a new qualification with no cost implication for you.
Driving is a really rewarding job. No two days are the same and you will be interacting with a large range of customers, representing your company and ensuring the safe and timely delivery of vital products around the country.
Logistics is a fantastic sector to work in, with lots of opportunities for progression once you have your foot on the first rung of the ladder. It is also a booming industry so there are plenty of roles and crucially during these difficult times, lots of job security.
Road to Logistics takes diversity and inclusion very seriously, so we will consider all candidates regardless of background, or disability. The only requirement is that you are legally able to drive a car and have a full, valid UK Driving Licence with no more than 6 points