HGV Driver (technical stores)

Discipline: Stages
Job type: Fixed Term
Salary: £51,367.68
Contact email: recruitment@nationaltheatre.org.uk
Job ref: 008082
Published: 7 days ago
Expiry date: 22 Jul 2024 12:00

We are looking for a HGV Driver (Technical Stores) to join the National Theatre Stages Team on a 12 month fixed-term contract.


The purpose of the role

Based within Stage Resources, this role will work to ensure that the day-to-day operation of the NT HGV and NT Green Store run safely and efficiently.


This will involve driving the NT HGV, ensuring that the goods are unloaded safely and responsibly, and assisting with the upkeep of the NT Green Store.  You will work closely with the theatres teams and other departments that operate out of the Green Store to make the best use commercial use of the vehicle whilst supporting the operational requirements of the NT.


This role will be based across our new  15,000 sq. ft (approx) warehouse in Bermondsey and our main building ensuring safety and efficiency at all times, with a commitment to the efficient use of all its resources in the creation of a more circular economy as part of the NT’s decarbonisation strategy.


The successful candidate will have the following: 

  • Experience in the operation and maintenance HGV (electric a plus).
  • Experience in traffic management and the supervision of the loading and unloading of commercial vehicles.
  • An awareness of relevant health and safety legislation including the HSWA and Manual Handling Regulations.
  • Training and experience in the use of forklift trucks.
  • Experience in the use of asset management software

If that sounds like you, this may be the role for you!

Download the Job Description here. 

Working with us will give you…

  • Complimentary staff tickets for shows, subject to availability and policy.

  • Discounts in the NT’s bars, cafes, restaurants, and bookshop, as well as in local businesses (from Wagamama to local childcare providers & gyms on and around the South Bank)

  • Access to interest-free season ticket loan and Cyclescheme partnership

  • Pension schemes with Legal & General and NEST

  • Sabbatical option, subject to agreement and policy

  • Generous sick pay

  • Family-friendly employer with supporting policies

  • Hybrid and flexible working, subject to agreement and policy

  • Training and Development Programme via e-learning platform, and specialist in-person training relating to role.

  • On-site Occupational Health and welfare support

  • Free-to-access Employee Assistance Programme, enabling counselling and mental wellbeing support, financial and legal advice, and advice on caring responsibilities.

  • On-site staff canteen and bar

  • Staff networks including Amplified: The Ethnically Diverse Network; Disability Staff Network; LGBTQ+ Network; Parents and Parents & Carers Network

  • The NT is also a member of Parents and Carers in the Performing Arts (PiPA)

Please note 


The closing date for the receipt of a completed application is Monday 22nd July 2024 at 12 noon.


Please note: We will not be accepting applications from agencies for this role.


We support and encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us and help shape what we do. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.


If you would like to speak to someone about any adjustments or have any questions you can email recruitment@nationaltheatre.org.uk and we will be in touch with you to make the necessary arrangements.


People Department 2024