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Casual Passenger Transport Driver

Employer
Telford & Wrekin Council
Location
Telford
Salary
£12.18 - per hour
Closing date
19 Jun 2028
Reference
TW/TP/351/725

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Driving
Contract Type
Casual
Working Pattern
Casual
Hours
Part-Time

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity to join Telford & Wrekin Council’s Transport Team who are responsible for the delivery of safe, reliable, sustainable, and innovative value for money transport services to the residents of Telford.
 

We are looking for casual passenger drivers who have D1 and want to help make a difference to the lives of people in Telford and Wrekin.  


To drive and be responsible for the operation of  mini buses which provide specialist transport to passengers, including children with special educational needs, adults with disabilities, social care clients and members of the general public accessing bespoke transport services.

 

The post holder will support clients and their families and work closely with the passenger assistant, and office team to ensure that the safety, comfort and dignity of all passengers is respected at all times.


Successful candidates will possess good communication skills (both written and verbal) and organisational skills, be excellent team players and have a positive and flexible attitude.
 
For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

Along with your application please also submit a supporting statement outlining how you meet the Person Specification.


For an informal discussion, please contact Judith Pagett 01952 384545 or email;

Judith.pagett@telford.gov.uk

Please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice.

Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check. It is an offence to apply for a role that involves engaging in regulated activity with children and adults in vulnerable circumstances if you are barred from working with one or both of these groups.

We value our employees and offer staff rewards and plenty of opportunities for personal development and career progression including:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Automatic access to a secure, flexible and tax efficient Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Staff benefits and discounts including salary sacrifice schemes
  • Free on-site parking
  • Generous leave entitlement (24 days rising to 32 days) plus 8 bank holidays and an additional concessionary day
  • Free access to our employee assistance programme and confidential counselling

Find out further information about working at Telford & Wrekin Council including our full list of benefits.

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Please note that Telford & Wrekin Council do not hold a sponsorship licence for visas

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Telford & Wrekin Council is an award winning council, and we were recognised as Local Authority of the Year 2022 at the Municipal Journal Awards, and the Association for Public Service Excellence Council of the Year in 2021.

At Team Telford we work hard to protect, care and invest to create a better borough and our employees are at the heart of everything we do. Having the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles allows us to deliver the excellent services that residents and businesses on the borough expect from us. 

Our friendly and passionate teams are trusted by leaders and managers to deliver this ambition. We invest and nurture our workforce and support our employees to develop and thrive. The better we are the bigger difference we make to the people we serve. 

In return we also offer a great range of benefits including competitive salaries, flexible working hours and work arrangements, employee discounts, salary sacrifice schemes, a local government pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice and we know we are stronger and better connected as a result. 

We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and where our data shows that specific groups are under-represented within our workforce, our adverts will actively encourage applications from these groups.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities or other health conditions. You can find out more about this and our ‘guaranteed interview scheme’ here

You can also read more about our Recruitment and Selection Policy and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders here and the Transgender & Non-Binary Inclusion Policy commitments here

If you are unable to complete an online application form please contact the HR helpdesk on 01952 383601 or email hrhelpdesk@telford.gov.uk

Company info
Website
Telephone
01952 380000
Location
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House
Lawn Central
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 4JA
United Kingdom

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