Plough Lane Hereford
Title: Relief Driver
Hours: approximately 06:30 to 09:00 and 15:00 to 17:30 Monday to Friday (as and when required)
Salary: £9.81 per hour
Closing Date: 06/12/2021
Interview Date: TBC
An opportunity has arisen to join our Special Transport Team in the role of relief school Minibus Driver.
Special Transport covers a complex range of transport services, providing educational and adult welfare transport to schools and day centres throughout Herefordshire and beyond.
The role involves driving a minibus transporting students with special educational needs to and from schools around Herefordshire. This is a relief post covering for staff absence as required. You can expect to work 100+ days per annum during school term time. When working the hours are approximately 06:30 to 09:00 and 15:00 to 17:30 Monday to Friday.
You will be responsible for the safe loading and unloading of passengers and for assisting with supervising the children during transport. You should have experience of minibus driving. Applicants must hold driving licence entitlement to drive vehicles up to 16 seats. You will need to have good communication skills, both verbal & written, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
The work involves issues of a sensitive and confidential nature and applicants will need to display a clear understanding of the need for complete confidentiality.
In return we offer a comprehensive training programme covering all aspects of our service delivery.
We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.
The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.
Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme
Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.
We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.
To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: email@example.com
JDPS - Passenger Transport Relief Driver HC4 - 18431
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