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Recovery Driver (Day Shifts 06:30 - 16:00))

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Rainham

Recovery Driver (Days)
Covering London – base location Rainham, Essex
Overtime available 
45 hours per week
Tuesday – Saturday 
06.30 – 16:00  

Make change possible


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Recovery Driver. 
As an international engineering & defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility


Babcock Metropolitan Police Service 


Babcock supports the UK’s largest police service, the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS).  Serving more than eight million people across one of the world’s most dynamic and diverse cities, the MPS keeps London safe for everyone. 
We service and maintain over 3,500 MPS vehicles from specialist workshops in Rainham, Park Royal and Woolwich. 


The role


The difference our new Recovery Driver will make


You’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. As a Babcock Recovery Driver you will provide a reliable, efficient and courteous vehicle recovery and delivery service to our customer; the Metropolitan Police Service. 


Operating a flatbed recovery vehicle, you will collect and deliver a range of vehicles to police stations, Babcock workshops, external dealerships and other locations across the London network, in line with the contracts KPI’s. 


You will Promote our company values and standards and exhibit appropriate behavior in accordance with company ethos and adhere to the Group health & safety policy at all times 


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. 

Essential experience


•    Must have experience of using a slide & tilt bed
•    35 hours of CPC Training
•    Have a clean licence
•    Ideally class 1 license however we will consider Class 2 with an aim to train the successful candidate to class 1. 


What we offer


Generous benefits including:

•    25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays and the ability to buy or sell holiday
•    Open to flexible working and alternative work patterns
•    Opportunities for enhanced overtime
•    Matched contribution pension scheme starting at 4.5% with life assurance
•    Enhanced Occupational Sick Pay (Up 20 weeks full pay and 20 weeks half pay, depending on length of service)
•    Training and development opportunities
•    Wellbeing centre supporting physical, mental and financial well-being 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Feel trusted to deliver Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 


For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance


All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.



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