The Rising Need for HGV Driver Jobs in North Wales

There is an ever-growing demand for qualified HGV (heavy goods vehicle) drivers in North Wales, with a significant portion of the country’s – and the UK’s – wealth relying on exporting and importing goods and services. Here at CRS, we understand the necessity of hiring HGV drivers in North Wales to help deliver the vital products we all rely on and sometimes take for granted.

Expert HGV Driver Recruitment Services

If you are a business operator in the transport and logistics sector, then CRS can help with HGV driver recruitment in North Wales, enabling your business to grow, stay competitive and keep up with the increasing demands the industry is currently going through. If you are eager to find HGV driver jobs in North Wales, we provide expert recruitment services to find you your ideal role.

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HGV driver recruitment in North Wales: Finding the right fit for you

Recruitment can be a huge benefit to all manner of businesses if it’s done the right way. The expert team at CRS wastes no time in providing your transport and logistics business with the right recruitment solutions. Finding qualified and professional HGV drivers in North Wales is what we do best, as we have access to a wide network of candidates who are looking for driving work. We also place your job openings across multiple channels to increase the likelihood that those who are not registered with us, still come across the job role.

This is the very challenge many businesses face that we want to help you overcome. We are a perfect solution to taking the hassle out of HGV driver recruitment for North Wales. We perform extensive background checks on all of those we help to hire and will ensure we connect you with a driver who has the correct qualifications and level of experience you require.

The HGV driver jobs in North Wales CRS have to offer

With the high amount of HGV driver jobs out there, the team at CRS can adequately provide you with the top talent for the specific role. Each type of HGV driving role requires different skills because of the different tasks and responsibilities. We have outlined the different types of roles to not only help employers but to aid candidates in what will work best for them.

Diverse HGV Driving Roles in North Wales: Find Your Opportunity

These different types of roles can fall into several sectors in North Wales. At CRS, we help with HGV driver recruitment in North Wales for sectors including: 

  • Land Transport 
  • Wholesale Trade 
  • Warehousing 
  • Postal Services 
  • Waste Management 
  • Retail  
  • Specialised Construction 

Employers in these sectors can trust us to find the ideal candidates for the jobs, as well as qualified HGV drivers using our recruitment services in North Wales to find them ample job opportunities.

Qualifications and skills required for HGV drivers 

As one of the top recruitment agencies in North Wales, we understand the need to find HGV drivers for businesses with the necessary qualifications and skills. But what are the qualifications HGV drivers will need? 

Of course, you will first need a valid UK driving license and then you will need to acquire an HGV Class 1, and most likely a Class 2 license. These can be obtained by completing the Class 1 and Class 2 training courses, where you will receive the license to drive vehicles with a trailer over 750 kg, as well as vehicles over 7.5 tonnes.  

Courses including the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) can also be taken which involves a driving theory test, online case studies, a practical test to assess driving ability and a practical demonstration test.  

If you are fresh to the world of HGV driving and require the necessary qualifications, we can help point you in the right direction. Get in touch with us for more information on what it takes to become a qualified HGV driver. 

Some of the main skills we recommend include: 

  • Have a good driving record 
  • Have customer service skills 
  • Be responsible on the road 
  • Be alert while driving 
  • Be comfortable working on your own 
  • Know basic lorry mechanics 
  • Have good time management skills 

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Tips for landing HGV driver jobs in North Wales 

We want to help job seekers as much as possible. Here are our best tips for landing HGV driver jobs in North Wales: 

Get the right licenses: Make sure you have obtained the appropriate HGV license for the type of vehicle the job advertises you will be driving. 

Complete the Driver CPC: Having the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence is something many employers will desire candidates to have. 

ADR Certificate: If you are looking to have more options in what HGV you want to drive, consider getting an ADR certificate for you to be qualified to drive HGVs containing hazardous materials.  

Customise your CV, highlighting any relevant experience along with a cover letter that addresses the specific job and company.  

Showcase a clean driving record: Those with a clean driving record will stand out to employers. 

Communication and punctuality: Showing you have good communication skills that will transfer well with dispatchers, other drivers and customers as well as understanding the importance of being on time when delivering will impress those looking to hire.  

Connecting HGV drivers with opportunities in North Wales 

CRS has the leading industry knowledge to suitably connect HGV drivers with a wide range of opportunities in North Wales. We have a network of transport and logistics businesses and others who are in high demand for HGV drivers. Our team will make finding work as an HGV driver, simple, fast and stress free.  

Interested in getting out on the road? Contact us on 01745 777277 or send us an email to info@wearecrs.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. 

Industries we work with

From banking institutions to insurance companies, CRS helps the financial sector reach new candidates for a range of roles

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Shops, supermarkets, clothing stores and other retail businesses can benefit from using our recruitment services to find eager talent.

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Hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions and food service industries will benefit by hiring our recruiters to locate viable candidates for these positions.

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The construction sector needs planners, designers and builders in North Wales for residential, commercial and industrial projects. Speak to CRS to help find the best.

We can locate the brains behind the development, management, and implementation of technology systems in North Wales. We will help you find the ideal software developers, consultants, network administrators and more for your business.

All roles in the education sector can be found through our specialised means, enabling your schools, colleges and universities to be filled with inspiring educators and more.

From designing, manufacturing and the sale of motor vehicles, we can help you find suitable employees for roles in the automotive industry. We’ll find you the vehicle experts to drive your business forward.

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Looking to get a film project underway or find skilled media personnel? We can find freelance and permanent staff for your media and entertainment projects in your local North Wales area.

Healthcare can operate on NHS contracts or private firms. No matter the type of healthcare professional your need, we will find the caring individual perfect for taking care of others in need.

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We specialise in locating facility managers who can effectively ensure the systems in your work environment run smoothly and work together as they should. We can get in touch with a host of people ideal for the specific role you are advertising.

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Get in touch with the number one recruitment agency in North Wales today to find the perfect candidate or job you’ve been waiting for.

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