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LGV Kerbside Driver/Loader

Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
Starting from £21,589 to £23,836 per annum
Commerce Way, Lancing
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
02/08/2021 at 23:55
Vacancy Description

 LGV Kerbside Driver/Loader 

 Post No:  44012

 Salary: Starting from £21,589 to £23,836 per annum

 Grade: Grade 4, SCP 12 – 17

 Hours: 37 hours per week


 Place of Work: Commerce Way

 Closing date: 2nd August 2021, 23:55 pm 


Do you like to be outside in the fresh air all day?

Are you into staying fit and healthy?

Do you love an early finish every day?

We are currently recruiting for physically fit, experienced HGV drivers to join our friendly refuse team to work in Adur and Worthing collecting refuse from householders and local businesses.

The post holder will be responsible for driving a HGV kerbside vehicle and loading within a team of 3 Refuse Operatives, ensuring a quality kerbside service in the Adur and Worthing areas.

Ideally, the successful candidate will hold a minimum of NVQ Level 2 in waste management operations and be able to demonstrate a knowledge of local authority refuse and recycling operation, however training will be provided for those who have a willingness to learn!  You will ideally have an understanding of performance, risk and reputation management whilst working within the guidelines outlined in the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974.  

This is a physically demanding role and you will be required to undertake basic health and safety and manual handling training.  You will be working in all weather conditions, therefore you must be prepared for this and it is also essential that you are an effective team player.

○    Candidates must have a full category C HGV licence with no more than three penalty points

○    A knowledge of the local area

What's it like to work as part of a team of Refuse Operatives?


What do our staff say about working here?

“The best aspect of the job is the hours. We start early and finish early”

“We like to look out for the residents”

What do we offer in return?

Staff are our most important asset and we therefore have a benefit package which reflects our continuing commitment to our employees.

Job specific

  •     Continued CPC Training
  •     HGV Medicals
  •     Taco Cards 


  •     Generous leave entitlement; Minimum 25 days + Bank Holidays 
  •     Pension
  •     Training & development
  •     Family friendly policies
  •     Occupational Health
  •     Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  •     Eyesight tests
  •     Staff discounts and offers
  •     Leisure centre membership discounts and offers
  •     Worthing Theatres discounts and offers
  •     Staff Social Club


In order to apply for this vacancy, please email your CV to Mark Quartly, mark.quartly@adur-worthing.gov.uk  

Equal Opportunities
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required. Additional Information As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.
How to apply

In order to apply for this vacancy, please email your CV to Mark Quartly, mark.quartly@adur-worthing.gov.uk

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