LGV Class 1 (C+E) Drivers in Northampton

The Groom Room at Pets at Home is looking for Apprentice Groomers to join our quickly expending Groom Room business.

Job description

LGV Class 1 (C+E) Drivers - Northampton, SDC
Full-time, £30,000 - £36,583

Ref: 3172

Salary: £30,000 - £36,583

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 50

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Swan Valley Way, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4 9BD


LGV, Class 1 (C+E) DRIVERS - Northampton

***DRIVERS WANTED*** Northampton - various shift patterns, over 7 days 

Location: Northampton Distribution Centre (SDC), Swan Valley, Northampton

Salary: up to £36,583.04 plus bonus & benefits

Permanent, full time & part time opportunities - immediate interview and start dates available!


- Basic salary £36,583.04 per annum

- Overtime normally available 

- Shifts are 5 on 3 off, various shift available - part & full time

-Typical start times of Days from 04.00-08.00 and Nights from 13.00-21.00

- Drivers medicals reimbursed 

- Reimbursement for statutory renewal of tacho cards

- Access to a great pension scheme

- Guaranteed free full DCPC training during your employment

- Canteen with reduced prices

- Free car parking

- Uniform provided

- PPE provided

- Reward schemes

- Career progression opportunities

- Modern, diverse and friendly working environment


At Pets At Home we are motivated to find the best talent in the Transport industry. These new LGV (C+E) Driver opportunities have been created due to the experiential growth and expansion of our operation. These Driver roles are a great platform to further your driving career within a growing and financially stable organisation.


What you’ll get in Return…keep reading!

We’re not just another retailer. So this is not just another distribution centre. Where pets come first, we also look after our customers and our people, ensuring everyone enjoys a good experience with Pets at Home. But don’t take our word for it. We were voted 5th in the Great Place to Work UK Best Workplaces Large Category 2018 and we were put there by our people who like how much fun it is work here, how much opportunity there is for personal growth and how we all like to give something back.


We offer some great rewards for your hard work, including generous holiday allowances (including an extra day on your birthday!) you can save for your future with our pension scheme, or save today with a 20% in store discount, plus extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more!


If you want to ‘drive’ your own success and thrive on taking full ownership of your role we want to hear from you!  Contact us directly to speak with us about all vacancies within our Transport division.

CALL - 01782 842015

EMAIL - transportadmin@petsathome.co.uk

or send your CV direct to our careers site:



Role Details

We have several opportunities for LGV (C+E) Drivers based at Pets at Home South Distribution Centre, in Northampton. If you are flexible both in terms of duties and in hours of work and wish to work with the transport team making product deliveries into stores this opportunity may be suitable for you.


You will join an established Transport division, operating on a 24/7 basis. You will have responsibility for a multi-drop and collection basis which services a wide-ranging geographical coverage. Reporting to the Transport Manger your key relationships will be with the wider Transport management team, Warehouse colleagues, as well as our Stores, key partners and suppliers.


Excellent service calls for high personal standards amongst the whole team. You'll be a careful and considerate driver who's willing to go the extra mile both on and off the roads. You'll be naturally friendly, helpful and want to get stuck in, working with your team to deliver great results.


  • Carrying out driver checks before you start the engine
  • Carrying out at least three runs over each shift, often to different stores
  • Helping with loading and unloading your vehicle and any other work that needs carrying out – including cleaning your vehicle and trailer
  • Carrying out deliveries in the most efficient way possible – our transport planning team are working hard behind the scenes to ensure our routes are scheduled in the most efficient way possible
  • Delivering on time, but always safely, making sure our reputation for excellence includes driving!
  • Flexible to do a variety of work, Trunk work between depots.



About you

  • To hold a full LGV C+E (Class 1) licence – newly qualified and experienced drivers welcome
  • Hold a valid Driver Qualification Card (DQC)/ Driver CPC
  • Own a valid Digital Tachograph Card
  • Up to date experience and working knowledge in driver legislation such as Tachograph or similar - however full training will be provided with our on-site Driver Trainer
  • Full, clean driving licence is preferrable 


Contact us directly to speak with us about all vacancies within our Transport division.

CALL - 01782 842015

EMAIL - transportadmin@petsathome.co.uk


Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 29-09-2021

Expiry Date: 27-09-2031

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs
Published at
Profession Sub-category
Customer Service
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required
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