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Drivers - Evesham & Pershore

Employer
Worcestershire County Council
Location
Evesham, Worcestershire
Salary
£11.79 to £11.98 per hour
Closing date
1 Dec 2023
Reference
REC002261

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Driving
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time, Part-Time

Job Details

Job Title: Drivers - Evesham & Pershore
Salary:  £11.79 to £11.98 per hour
Contracts typically vary between 15 and 27 hours per week.
Contract: See advert details


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?

*The majority of drivers will require a category D1 licence, but on occasion will need a PSV licence, and sometimes a category C licence and no more than 6 penalty points. This will be discussed with the recruiting manager if you are invited to interview.

You will work as part of a team with the Passenger Assistant assigned to the route who attends to individual needs whilst travelling. You are required to develop and maintain good communication with the Passenger Assistant, passengers and all members of the public.
You will need to carry out Safety checks on the minibus prior to collection and drive in a safe manner at all times. You will also assist with movement of passengers including potential use of tail lift and wheelchair securing as required. You will carry out basic administration, clean the minibus and fill the minibus with fuel when required.
The role involves driving a minibus on a split shift to safely transport individuals to their destination in the morning and return them home in the afternoon.

For further information on these positions, please contact Keith Williams: Transport and Logistics Officer on 01905 843 506.

The Recruitment team can be contacted on 01905 846 666 or via Recruitment@worcestershire.gov.uk.

As a driver, you will be required to have:

  • Training as provided.
  • Be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Demonstrated evidence of experience driving appropriate vehicles.
  • Due to the nature of the work a criminal record check via the DBS disclosure service will also be required. 

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

Roles Available in this area:

• Location:
Job Title: 
Driver for Vale of Evesham (NEE469)
Route Start: De Montford School, Evesham, WR11 1DQ
Hours: 22.5 hours per week, term-time only
End Date: 31/12/2024, with potential to extend


Talent Pool
If you would like to be added to this district's talent pool for salaried vacancies, please apply and indicate this along the top of your application with how many hours would be preferable and what category licence you hold. As and when a suitable vacancy arises, we will be in contact. Please ensure to leave a contact number and email address in your application.


Applying

Please clearly indicate along the top of your application the job title(s) you are interested in applying for as well as what licence category you hold. 

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached alongside the postal application form.

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

These vacancies invite the following methods of application below:

  • Online applications can be submitted via the ‘apply’ button.
  • Postal applications can be submitted FAO Keith Williams at: WCC Depot, Pershore Lane, Warndon, Worcester, WR4 0AA.

Company

The work we do at Worcestershire County Council matters! We are there for the most vulnerable people in society who need us the most, we are helping to build a successful and growing local economy, we protect our environment, we improve outcomes for our children, young people and families, and we help ensure our residents are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. In short, what we do makes a difference to people's lives!

With so many ways to contribute, the chances are we have a job opportunity that's the career for you.

Click here for Children's Social Work and Adult Social Work vacancies.
While you are working hard, doing your best for the people of Worcestershire, we will do our best to provide an environment that supports and inspires you.  Here are some of the top reasons why you should work here.

Notes for applicants

When you click 'apply', you will be re-directed to Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

To submit your application, you will need to login to our site (this is a separate login to WM Jobs).

First time applicants will be asked to create a new account.  Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs board not via Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

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

Contact details: recruitment@worcestershire.gov.uk

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Company info
Website
Telephone
01905 846666
Location
Worcestershire County Council
County Hall
Spetchley Road
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR5 2NP
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