HGV Class 1 & 2 Rescue/Recovery Driver

Job Purpose:

To safely and effectively recover and transport vehicles (and passengers as required) from the scene of a breakdown/road traffic collision etc. on a 24 hour shift basis.

As a Class 1 & 2 HGV Driver you will have:

  • A minimum of a Category C Driving Licence
  • At least 12 months HGV driving experience
  • DCPC and a Digital Drivers Card
  • No more than 6 points

Key Skills Required:

  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • Good under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Vetting required to support Police Service roadside operations
  • Reliable, trustworthy, dependable and loyal
  • High personal standards and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills and customer service


  • IVR Certificates
  • Fork-Lift Certification
  • First Aider

Job Status:

  • 24hr rota which includes unsocial hours and weekends
  • Renumeration to be discussed and dependant on qualifications/experience.
  • Permanent

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Carry out daily maintenance and safety checks on vehicles and on board equipment, or such other checks as may be required by statute, or as instructed
  • Drive the Company vehicles specified by your Manager, giving due regard to other road users, and comply at all times with the current statutory vehicle and road traffic regulations
  • Provided a rapid response to stranded motorists
  • Assist with loading and off -loading of customers vehicles as necessary, signing for loads where applicable
  • Complete all worksheets and records as required
  • Carry out other duties as may reasonably be associated with your position, are within your capabilities and competence, and are normally carried out in the course of the Company’s business
  • Give assurance to vulnerable drivers, general motoring advice and customer support

We are a well established family business keen on nurturing people new to the trade, and enhancing the skills of others, by offering them genuine training opportunities and a ‘job for life’ goal.

Please send an up-to-date CV to recruitment@macadams.co.uk

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