Relief Minibus Drivers

£9.79- £9.98 per hour + 14.49% enhancement for zero hours
23 Jun 2022
31 Dec 2022
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Job Title: Relief Minibus Drivers
Salary:    £11.20 to £11.43 per hour (this includes a 14.49% enhancement for holiday pay)
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Location: Throughout Worcestershire Including Kidderminster, Worcester, Evesham, Bromsgrove and Redditch

Interviews will be arranged weekly and we reserve the right to close this advert early once the successful candidates are appointed. 

The Role:

Do you have good people skills and are personable, friendly and approachable, with a passion for Driving?

Perhaps you are looking for a flexible job, or any friends/family are, and you could let them know about this advert? 

Worcestershire County Council are currently looking for Relief Minibus Drivers for Adults and Children. Most of the cover is needed Monday to Friday, over a split shift, which is normally between 7am-9.15am and then 2.30pm to 5.30pm.

What the position of the Relief Driver involves:

You work as part of a team with the Passenger Assistant assigned to the route who attends to client needs whilst travelling. The driver is required to develop and maintain good communication with the Passenger Assistant, all members of the organisation, school, and parents.

You will need to carry out Safety checks on the minibus prior to collection and drive in a safe manner at all times. Assist with movement of passengers including use of tail lift and wheel chair securing as required.

To carry out basic administration, clean minibus and fill the minibus with fuel when required.

Candidates are required to successfully complete a County Council driving assessment prior to interview.

Additional enhancements are paid in terms of travelling expenses.

Relief Drivers provide cover for driver sickness, holidays and busy periods.

Applicants must be a minimum of 21years of age.

Hold a licence category D1

Due to the nature of the work a criminal record check via the DBS Disclosure service will be obtained during the recruitment process.

For further information on this position please contact Keith Williams Transport and logistics Officer. WCC 01905 843506

The Recruitment team can be contacted on 01905 846 666 or via

Disability Confident:

We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs. 

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.


Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Application Closing Date: on-going
Anticipated Interview Date: as and when application are received

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