Drivers (Part-Time)

£18,562 - £19,312 pro rata, per annum
14 Dec 2021
16 Jan 2022
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Part time permanent
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Part Time

25.0 Hours per Week

Would you like to make a difference to the lives of disabled people in Solihull?

We are offering a great opportunity to assist service users of all ages with special needs or learning or mobility difficulties to access local day centres or schools throughout the borough on Solihull Council’s Transport Fleet.

As a driver, you will hold current and valid a Category D1 driving licence, have experience of driving larger vehicles and have a good understanding of the support required by people with learning and/or physical disabilities.

You will also:

  • Be able to demonstrate basic literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Be physically fit and able to push and clamp wheelchairs.
  • Be able to observe service users and respond to their diverse needs.

In return we offer:

  • Annual leave starting at 24 days (pro rata) and rising to 29 days (pro rata) after 5 years service.
  • The opportunity to buy up to 10 additional days leave per year.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities.
  • Employee benefits including access to staff discounts and a 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme for free and confidential advice and support.

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to work a split shift, which is anytime between 07:15 to 10:30 and 14:30 to 17:30, Monday to Friday.

To apply, please click on the link below.

If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Brian Davies, on 0121 704 6305 or email  We will respond to enquiries during the Christmas holiday period as soon as possible, to ensure that a response is received in good time before the application deadline.  

Socially distanced interviews will be held on 25th and 26th January 2022. 

Please note we do not accept CVs.

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required .

This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: DBS Enhanced Adults & Childrens .

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

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