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HGV Refuse Driver

Job Description

Thrive Group Oldham are seeking HGV Refuse Drivers to work for the local authority in and around the Tameside area.

Rate of pay: £14.15 per hour
Hours: 7.00am - 5.00pm. Monday - Friday (Bank holidays included)
Location: Tameside

Purpose of the job

You will be required to provide, in a safe and effective manner, quality and efficient Refuse Collection Service including all recycling collection activities, in all weather conditions.

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Undertaking vehicle checks each morning and reporting any defects.
  • Operating the power mechanism.
  • Supervising duties and responsible for the crew.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Ensuring that the highest level of customer care is maintained.


Must hold a Class 2 HGV Licence (CAT C) a CPC and 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
Lead by example
Previous Waste/Refuse experience preferred, but not essential - Training will be provided on the job

If you are interested in all of the above and are committed to work, please apply.

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

Discount outlet: Save money in shops, restaurants and UK attractions.
Employee support: with access to counsellors 24/7.
Health & wellbeing services: including online health check and Gym discounts.
24/7 GP: to book appointments simply & quickly.
Payslips & pensions information.

Thrive Group are acting as an employment business in regards to these roles.