3.5T Driver

Are you looking for work based in the Stafford/ Stoke-on-Trent/ Newcastle-under-Lyme area? Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Ltd are currently looking for 3.5T Van Drivers!

3.5 Tonne Van Driver Job Details

  • Experienced 3.5 Tonne Van Drivers needed for immediate start – shifts available now!
  • Delivering goods across the UK
  • The clients are based out of Stone, Stafford, Stoke on Trent and Newcastle Under Lyme
  • Monday-Friday (different start times)

3.5 Tonne Van Driver Job Requirements

  • Full UK Driving Licence or equivalent (with no more than 6 points)
  • A minimum of 6 months UK 3.5 tonne van experience
  • A good level of physical fitness is an advantage

3.5 Tonne Driver Benefits

  • £9.50 – £10 Monday-Friday
  • Ongoing regular long-term work
  • Length of shift varies but you will be paid for a minimum of 8 hours
  • 24/7 support and assistance
  • PAYE, Umbrella and Limited Companies welcome

All applications received on evenings and weekends, will be contacted between the hours of 8:30am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Production Operatives

We are representing a leading manufacturing company that is based in Hixon, Staffordshire. Order books are booming and they are looking for 1 production operative, offering a permanent contract. The company offers a full training package, so experience is not necessarily needed.

We are looking for a candidate that enjoys physical, heavy and manual work. The position will include using handheld air guns, band sawyers and working with large timber. Hixon is a rural location so own transport is necessary.

The Production Operative positions are on a permanent day shift, 08:00-16:30, Monday to Friday, at £9.70-£10.00/hour with an added production bonus.

Removal Operative/Driver

Salary: £9.75per hour.

7.30am Start 8 Hour days. 4 to 5 days a week.

Contract Type: Temp to Perm

Due to an increased workload, my client located near Stafford is looking for a Removal Operative/Driver to assist with daily operations in their family run business.

The role:

You will be assisting with removals of furniture and other objects. This is a physically demanding job and requires a lot of manual handling. The role will start off on a Part time basis and will grow into a full-time role over time. Full clean UK driving licence is preferred as you will be required to drive. For the right candidate my client would be happy to put them through their Class 2 HGV License.


  •  Full UK Driving license essential, due to location
  • Physically fit and able to lift
  • Willing to work in a physically demanding environment.
  • Be a team player
  • Must be over 25 due to insurance purposes

To apply for these positions, please send your up-to-date CV via email to or call 01785 819880 for more details.

Forklift Operative (Counter Balance)

We have vacancies available for a Forklift Operative (Counterbalance) to be based with our client in Hixon, Staffordshire. This role is offered as a 12 week Temp-Perm position. For the right candidate, there is the opportunity to develop a career with a well-established company.


  • A valid FLT counterbalance licence is required (3 years minimum)
  • Telehandler experience would be an advantage
  • You must have worked within a manufacturing environment previously
  • Careful attention to detail and the ability to communicate fluently
  • The role involves working both in and outdoors whilst operating your forklift.

Hours and Pay

  • Starting pay is £12.50/hour
  • Pay will rise after 13 weeks are completed
  • Temp to perm for the right candidate
  • Full training will be provided for the role
  • Shifts are 4 on, 4 off rotational shifts, so flexibility is essential

Additional Benefits/requirements

  • Additional hours available to cover holiday/sickness
  • Own transport required.

Class 2 Day Driver

All applications received on evenings and weekends, will be contacted between the hours of 8am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Looking for work in the Stoke-on-Trent/Stone/Stafford area? We are recruiting Class 2 HGV Drivers!

  • Guaranteed 8-hour minimum paid shift.
  • Excellent rates of pay – minimum of £12.00/hour
  • Guaranteed shifts up to a month ahead, dependent on contract.
  • No Nights out
  • Paid assessment and induction day (if contract requires)

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • A minimum of 6 months Class 2 experience required.
  • A driving assessment may be required, dependent on contract.
  • No more than 6 points on licence.


  • All day work
  • Shifts immediately available
  • Many contracts ongoing
  • Temporary to permanent positions available

Suitable applicants skills may include: Class 2, LGV2, HGV2, Long-haul, Rigid, Curtain side, Car Transporter, Chilled