Those looking for driving-related employment in Kent will be able to find work in a variety of fields, from industrial driving to public transport.
Kent is home to companies operating in a wide range of industries, from cider-making to shipbuilding. Many such companies need drivers, be these HGV delivery drivers, fork lift drivers or other roles within the company.
Roles for mail and parcel delivery staff are widely available in Kent, with employment offered both through private courier firms and the Royal Mail.
Alternatively, try Kent's public transport network for a role involving driving trains, coaches or buses. Taxi drivers are also sought after, particularly in urban areas, and driving instructor roles are advertised with a number of companies.
Pay for temporary driving work starts from £7 to £13 per hour, while permanent driving staff can earn anything from £19,000 per year upwards. Driving instructors can earn in excess of £25,000 per year. For some roles, a specialist licence such as an HGV licence will be required, while all roles will require a full driving licence. Companies often only recruit candidates with a clean driving licence.
Recruitment agencies offer a wide range of driving roles across Kent - see below to get started.
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Operating from 13 locations across London and the South East, Extrastaff are specialists at providing temporary driving staff for high profile, local clients. Since 2003, we have supplied candidates such as LGV Drivers, Van Drivers and 7.5 Tonne Drivers to companies including John Lewis, City Link and DHL. We are a high quality, high street agency with Recruitment International consistently listing us as a 'Top 250 Recruitment Company.'
Coverage London & Home Counties/ South East England
We are the South East's fastest growing recruitment agency. We provide temporary cover for some of the UK's largest distribution companies. We offer full time and part hours, temp to perm roles. Excellent rates, overtime and holiday pay available.
Coverage Essex, Kent, London, Herts
Unit 4, Swanscombe Business Centre, 17 London Road, Dartford, Kent, Swanscombe, DA10 0LH
Berry Recruitment are specialists at supplying the most qualified and capable driving staff in the market. All potential candidates are fully assessed by our team of expert consultants, providing detailed testing in areas including the Highway Code, WTR and Safe Loading. Providing drivers from 3.5 Tonne through to HGV Class 1 including HIAB, ADR and Moffett, we are FTA accredited and offer an out of hours support network.
Recruiting across areas such as Administration, Sales, Executive, Warehouse, Manufacturing and Logistics, Meridian offers streamlined solutions to our list of UK based clients. Whether we’re recruiting for Office or Industrial roles, Meridian promises the highest level of service to both clients and candidates. We fill permanent, temporary and fixed term roles and can supply everything from individual personnel to a 24 hour workforce.
Coverage UK wide
Room 21, Building 940 94/21 Innovation Building Kent Science Park, Maidstone, Sittingbourne, KENT, ME9 8HL
Quattro Recruitment Ltd is a specialist recruitment consultancy providing staffing services to customers across the FMCG, Industrial, Driving, Automotive and Commercial industry sectors. With a growing UK network of recruitment centres and service locations, we provide total coverage and peace of mind. We are committed to developing a partnership approach with all of our clients and candidates alike.
Our Interaction Driving division is led by a team of recruitment experts with specialist knowledge of the driving market. We offer a flexible screening programme with elements such as DVLA checks, manual handling tests and LGV competence assessments, that ensures that our candidates are fully qualified before being submitted to our clients. We aim to provide a tailored and professional service that helps best meet the needs of employers.