Class 1 Driver

Ignition Driver Recruitment

HGV Class 1 Drivers – Derby – Earn up to £32.96p/h – Clean Simple Trunking – No Lifting or Handballing – Immediate Starts – Different Time Bands Available – Apply Now!

Ignition Driver Recruitment are actively seeking qualified HGV Class 1 Drivers in the Derby area, to work for one of the UK’s largest distributors of mail and parcels.

This is a relatively simple role and is 100% trunking. No handballing will be required. 

Before you apply for this role, you must be able to answer YES to all the questions below: 

  1. Do you have your Class 1 Driving Licence? 
  2. Do you have at least 24 months experience driving a Class 1 vehicle?
  3. Do you have an up-to-date Tacho Digi Card and an up-to-date DCPC Card?

We will accept up to 6 points on your licence, but no DD, TT, DR, CD, IN endorsements.

HGV Class 1 Driver – Role & Responsibilities: 
As we have mentioned above, our client is one of the UK’s leading parcel delivery companies.

This means that as an HGV Class 1 Driver, you will be responsible for: 

  • Driving a fully branded HGV vehicle (brand new, well-maintained units)
  • 100% Trunking – no handballing required
  • 1-3 drops per shift
  • Required to keep up to date with the required pre & post-shift vehicle checks 
  • Excepted to maintain your Driver hours in accordance with Working Time Regulations

You will not be required to complete any manual handling as this role is 100% driving with no handballing. 

HGV Class 1 Driver – Working Hours:

  • Start times between 11:30 and 18:00
  • 7-day operation

HGV Class 1 Driver – Employee Benefits:
Financial Benefits: 

  • Fantastic pay rates
  • Company contribution pension scheme

Driver Welfare:

  • On-the-job mentoring
  • Monthly driver forums and ongoing support for all our drivers
  • HR Forums & clinics
  • 24-hour support from the Ignition Driver Team 

Perks of the Job:

  • Free & secure car parking 
  • Free & secure bicycle storage 
  • Generous holiday entitlement 
  • Weekly pay (Every Friday)

Driver Progression & Development:

  • Ongoing driver coaching 
  • Driver training in our HGV driver simulator 
  • Infringement counseling
  • Full on-site and SSOW induction 
  • Free CPC Modules
    • Free CPC modules for every year completed with Ignition Driver Recruitment


If you have your Class 1 Driving licence, and you would like to speak to our recruitment specialists about this exciting new opportunity, please click to apply today.