Careers with Northside Truck & Van
Investors in People
Northside Truck and Van is a Silver Accredited "Investors in People" company. We were awarded for our staff-centric approach, as well as for our ability to lead, support and improve our employees.
It is our ambition to be the best automotive company to work for and offer our staff a happy and friendly work environment in which Monday morning will always offer a reason to smile. We are continually listening to our staff and will keep getting better because of them and for them.
A business is only as capable as the people that it employs, we, therefore, offer a range of high-quality training programmes to develop our staff from within. Many of these training programmes are hosted in the pioneering training studios of Mercedes-Benz at their UK home in Milton Keynes.
We want to give you the confidence to know you are fully prepared and capable of doing your role to the best of your ability.
Our mission is to offer respectful and trustworthy partnerships that enable our customers to have a competitive advantage in the Logistics industry.
Corporate Social Responsibility
At Northside Truck & Van we understand our responsibility to our employees and to society, with our corporate foothold we have the ability to foster change and value the opportunity to do so. Over the years we have undertaken a number of initiatives to help causes close to our heart. Most recently, in 2017, sixteen of our employees completed a 200 mile cycle ride in memory of our colleague Don Bowen. The initiative raised over £5,000 for Macmillan Cancer support and gained press attention for the cause.
Equal Opportunities Employer
We fully accept and welcome that society consists of many diverse groups and individuals and this diversity is an asset to the community, we also recognise that certain groups and individuals are discriminated against and we are opposed to this. We recognise that we have a moral and legal responsibility to promote equal opportunities and we will pursue equality in all of our work .
Click to view our 2018 Gender Pay report
Who You Are
Our Ideal Candidates
Northside Truck and Van is looking to employ ambitious people who are committed to self-enrichment and career development. They are self-starters and innovative individuals with the flair and confidence to make things happen. Our ideal candidates are effective communicators who work well in a team and look to share their experience and expertise with their colleagues. They have strong foundations and key skills which they hope to enhance within our business.
By utilising the government's childcare voucher scheme; eligible employees can exchange a portion of their salary per month for vouchers with which to pay for childcare. Because the sacrifice is made prior to tax deductions, participants can save up to £900 a year in tax and national insurance benefits.
Death in Service Cover
If the worst should happen we will ease the financial strain that may be left behind by providing a tax-free lump sum of money to your next of kin and dependents. Death does not have to occur within the workplace, as long as you are on our payroll you will benefit from the cover.
Staff Referral Bonus
We want the best of the best to work at Northside and trust our staff to recommend people who they feel can help build our business. If a staff member recommends a person for a role, who then goes on to achieve the role they will receive a £250 bonus on their start date and a further £250 once 6 months in the business has been completed.
Salary Sacrifice Pension
It is important for Northside to know that when our employees reach retirement they can afford a comfortable living through their pension. Our company pension can be taken as an optional salary sacrifice pension which may see an increase in your take-home pay.
As much as we want you to love working withNorthside, we know that you value your time at home and on holiday. So Northside benefits their staff with generous holiday leave with additional days leave rewarded for long-term service.
Ride to Work Scheme (currently on hold)
We partake in the ride to work cycle scheme which offers tax and insurance savings on the cost of a new bike. Just one of the ways in which we champion our employees' health,
Nobody should suffer in silence, our wellbeing programme is in place to support our staff when they are in need, nurturing their health and well being.
As a business all seven of our depots will remain open so we can continue to provide our usual services. The only change we will make is to close retail showrooms and remove displays until government advice differs. Vehicles can still be purchased, only showroom areas will close, and we have a large number of vans and trucks in stock. Currently we are working hard to upload them online but, in the meantime, please call us if you don’t find what you require.More information