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Relief Driver – Warwickshire
About The Role
Transport Operations secures all home to school transport provision for students with special educational needs as well as transport to day care services for adults.
We are looking for drivers to join us working on a relief basis to cover absences based at one of our 3 Warwickshire depots.
Working within a team, you can expect to be working on a split shift system that could include a morning shift working sometime between 7.00 am and 11.00 am and returning for the afternoon shift sometime between 2.00 pm and 6.00 pm. In most cases work will be agreed a week in advance although, on occasions, emergency cover may be requested.
You will be responsible for transporting adults and children to day care, respite placements and schools in Warwickshire which will include helping passengers on and off the bus, ensuring their comfort and safety during transportation, maintaining the vehicle records as well ensuring the bus is clean and tidy after each use. A full package of training will be provided to support you in the role should you be successful.
To be successful in this role, it’s important you enjoy driving, hold a clean Driving Licence with Category D1 and are available to work shifts in the early mornings and afternoons. With good communication and customer care skills, you'll enjoy meeting and assisting people of various ages and disabilities providing a courteous and sensitive service. In addition, you’ll have the ability to work within a team and on your own initiative, be flexible in your approach, happy to help where needed and used to handling confidential information with tact and discretion. It would be advantageous if you have experience of working in a multi-cultural environment and have experience of working with young and elderly people who are disabled.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure
For a discussion about the role please contact Andy Prosser – email@example.com
Closing date: 6th December 2021
Interview date: w/c 13th December 2021
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Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.