Non PCV Drivers

Location
Wolverhampton City Centre
Salary
£16,123 - £17,072
Posted
06 Mar 2018
Closes
22 Mar 2018
Job Ref
WLV000002050
Job Type
Driving
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time
We are seeking applications for the post of non-PCV driver based at the Wholesale Market in Hickman Avenue.

The main duties will involve the professional driving of tail-lift equipped buses or Transit-type minibuses of up to 17 seat capacity for the conveyance of children with special needs between home addresses and special schools in the Wolverhampton area in the morning and their return in the afternoon. Our service users may either be able to walk or be confined to a wheelchair.

The successful applicant will be required to load/unload service users, to operate the tail-lift as required and secure wheelchairs in a safe manner for transport. The post holder will further ensure that all passenger restraints are applied correctly prior to and during transport.

These duties are undertaken with a Passenger Assistant allocated to the run.

Further duties involve the daily checking of your allocated vehicle for fitness to run and ensuring it is washed, clean and tidy.

Full training in the use of tail-lifts and securing of wheelchairs for transport will be given in addition to manual handling and induction training. Personal protective equipment will provided to ensure safe working.

Applicants must possess a D1 entitlement on their driving licence. Applicants must also possess good communication skills, the ability to work in all weathers and display an aptitude for working with children with physical and learning disabilities. A basic knowledge of first aid would be advantageous as would be a basic understanding of road vehicles.

Based on grade 3, the rate of pay is £8.20 per hour plus 5% for a 20 hour week during school term time only.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS POST IS FOR 39 WEEKS PER YEAR. IT OPERATES ON A SPLIT SHIFT SYSTEM OF TWO HOURS IN THE MORNING, 07.30-09.30 AND TWO HOURS BETWEEN 14.30-16.45 IN THE AFTERNOON, DEPENDING ON THE JOURNEY ALLOCATED. A SPLIT SHIFT ALLOWANCE IS PAYABLE FOR THIS.

Candidates will be required to attend an interview which includes a short test, and a driving assessment. A DBS check will be undertaken prior to appointment to post.

For more information about this position, please contact Nick Imeson or Stephen Steadman, Assistant Transport Managers on 01902 554883

Closing date: 20 March 2018

Interview dates: TBC

Supporting documents
Job Description & Personal Specification

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