Apprentice HGV Driver

Sefton Borough Council

Duties will include assisting with the cleanliness of the borough by supporting with the driving and operating of vehicles, whilst working as a member of the team alongside the cleansing operatives. You will need a full clean Driving Licence to apply for this post.

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Monthly wage

National Minimum Wage for Age

Total hours per week

40 hours

Expected duration

15 Months

Possible start date

01 Apr 2021


Shadowing the driver and supporting as necessary for the assigned vehicle, complete vehicle checks and report any faults, load and unload the vehicle, support the driver with the timings of routes and with any information on the collection and/or delivery of loads.

Working week

Monday - Friday

40 hour per week

Date posted

15 Feb 2021

Apprenticeship Level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship


2 available

Requirements and prospects


Previous experience of dealing with members of the general public

Knowledge of Sefton area

Knowledge of Manual Handling techniques.

Ability to complete paperwork required.


Full Clean Driving Licence

Personal Qualities

Ability and attitude to work as part of a team.

Ability to demonstrate reliability, promptness and good attendance.

Future Prospects

To be explored 2 months before the end of the contract of the Apprenticeship, career progression, redeployment.

About the employer

Local Government


Sefton Borough Council

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Training provider

Level 2 LGV Driver Apprenticeship

Training framework

LGV Driver

Training provider

Mantra Learning


Debbie Rayfield

Application instructions

To request an application Pack, please email

Your completed application form should be returned via email to

Application closing date: 02 Mar 2021

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