Staff Recruitment is an Investors in People Gold award winning recruitment agency established in 1992 supplying temporary, contract and permanent workers to private and public sectors, specialising in Industrial, Driving, Professional Services and Clerical roles. We provide local talent to local organisations across the North West and are based in the heart of the region, close to the motorway network.

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Job of the Week!

Refuse Driver

We are seeking x3 HGV Class 2 Refuse Drivers to work for the Local Authority around the Oldham area.

Based from their depot in Oldham, you will then drive your crew around the borough undertaking waste/recycling collection duties within the waste and cleansing services. You will be responsible for the timely collection of any allocated waste that day, making stops to the tip to deposit the collections when your vehicle has reached capacity.

You will be required to work in a safe and effective manner, quality and covering all recycling collection activities, in all weather conditions.

The type of driving is very different to many other driving roles. This is Stop start driving, where you must be very aware of your surroundings, as working often in tight spaces/areas. You will be required tomaneuver the vehicle around other parked vehicles safely and cautiously, being aware of pedestrians and members of the public.

Other requirements of your role as Refuse Driver include:


  *   Undertaking vehicle checks each morning and reporting any defects.

  *   Operating the power mechanism.

  *   Supervising duties and being responsible for the crew you are working with.

  *   Working as part of a team.

  *   Ensuring that the highest level of customer care is maintained.

  *   Cleaning of your vehicle at the end of each day.


The client is offering 4 days per week minimum, with flexibility required up to 5 days.

Start time: 7am - 5:10 pm Monday - Friday.

£11.81 per hour.



  *   Valid Class 2 HGV riving licence

  *   CPC Card

  *   Digi Tacho

  *   Knowledge of the current transport regulations

  *   Ability to demonstrate the highest level of professionalism

  *   Polite and friendly manner at all times

  *   Ability to drive in all weather conditions

  *   Leading by example


Training will be provided on the job, however, postexperience with similar vehicles is desirable.

We are looking for a good work ethic and a positive mental attitude.

As a Thrive employee, you will have access to our exciting new benefits



  *   Discount outlet: Save money in shops, restaurants and UK attractions.

  *   Employee support: with access to counsellors24/7.

  *   Health & wellbeing services: including online health check and Gym discounts.

  *   24/7 GP: to book appointments simply &quickly.

  *   Payslips & pensions information.

For more information contact the Thrive Oldham team on0161 633 3373 opt 2.

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It’s very much business as usual here at
Staff Recruitment t/a Thrive Group.

We are continuing to monitor the latest updates and information about the global COVID-19 outbreak, and wish to reassure you that we are taking additional measures to ensure we safeguard the health of our employees and temporary workers, and preserve our ability to operate.

We hope you’re all keeping safe and well during this period but in the meantime we are here to help, therefore if you have any questions or are simply seeking employment please don’t hesitate to contact us on one of the below;

Office: 0161-633-3373
(select option 1 for payroll or option 2 for the office)

Mobile Number (24 hour)07831199291

Email: oncall@thrivegroup.co.uk

Thank you for taking the time to read this post, please take care of yourselves.

Staff Recruitment t/a Thrive Group