Driver Apprenticeship Programme

Job details
Posting date: 02 January 2022
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 31 January 2022
Location: Greenford, UB6 0TP
Company: Wincanton
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 2103

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The 12 months training you undertake will cover everything from your medical to getting your category C or C + E licence. You will start your Wincanton journey working in one of our Warehouse, Porter or Transport office roles, in your local region, whilst you complete your Driver training programme.

On successful completion of your Driving tests (approximately 4-6 months after you started) you will be able to start driving and take one of our many Driver positions within the region earning up to £25K-35K per annum – role and location dependant.

It has never been a better time to join us!

How will you contribute? Whilst you are training you will be working in our Warehouse supporting our team picking and packing products for our Sainsburys contract. The role involves working in a chilled warehouse and shifts are: 3 week rota, 6-2 and 2-10, includes weekends. The pay rate is £10.34 per hour. What will you bring?
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Full Clean Driving Licence
  • GCECs (or equivalent) in English and Maths grade C or above
  • Flexible approach to location (you may be expected to complete your training in a different location in the region)
  • Be 18 years old or over
  • Be a resident in the UK or EEA for three years
What do we offer?

The apprenticeship includes licence acquisition training for Cat C or C+E LGVs and is delivered through a blended combination of on the job tuition plus off the job master classes, workshops, e-learning content and professional discussions. Additional training may be included to ensure you are fully compliant and safe.

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. Benefits include full uniform, safety equipment, access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join. These are just some of the reasons which make Wincanton a great place to work! Want to find out more? Have a look at our Wincanton Professional Driver programme brochure:

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Our selection process:

  1. You will need to complete an online application form which includes eligibility questions. If successful, you will then be required to complete an online hazard perception assessment.
  2. Following on from that our team will contact you to book a video interview
  3. The final stage will be a site visit where you will meet the team and familiarise yourself with the site and your duties.

Please note you may be asked to complete a DBS check on successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

Please apply by following the links and uploading your CV. We are a fast-moving organisation so we may not always wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result you should submit your CV as soon as possible!

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