Local Authority

HGV Driver (Ro- Ro)

IMH Recruitment are currently working with Leicestershire County Council to source a HGV Driver to initially cover a long-term absence, with possibility of a permanent position if probation goes well.

A new opportunity within the Contracts and Haulage Team at Leicestershire County Council has become available, we are currently looking to recruit a specialist HGV Driver (Ro-Ro) to join the team. The role will be responsible for transporting waste materials from Leicestershire County Council’s Recycling and Household Waste Sites (RHWS) to disposal locations, using hook loader heavy goods vehicles (HGVs).

The successful candidate will be required to complete all uplifts and other jobs on any given day, and to do so in the most efficient and effective manner. The nature of the work will involve a 4 on 4 off shift pattern with the jobholder carrying out work outside of normal working hours, including bank holidays, weekends and out of hours working.

Base: Bardon WTS (with travel to other council locations when required)


  • HGV Licence
  • Driver CPC


  • Conduct daily vehicle checks in line with policy and legislation, and sign the driver handbook
  • Report all defects daily if considered serviceable, liaising with the supervisor if unsure. Major defects to be reported immediately
  • Ensure tachographs are signed for and returned monthly (or driver books)
  • Wear uniform at all times and when needed wear personal protective equipment (PPE) to carry out duties in a safe manner in line with health and safety
  • Apply health and safety requirements to work tasks by following Safe Systems of work and Risk Assessments.
  • Good Organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritise workload effectively.
  • Full valid driving license including Business Insurance.

Hours & Pay:

  • The shift pattern is a 4 on 4 off rota working 0600-1800 hours.
  • £12.81 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From £12.81 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability



  • Driving: 2 years (preferred)



  • HGV Driving Licence (required)
  • Driver CPC (required)


Work Location: In person

  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £12.81 - £12.81 per hour
  • Type: Full-time
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