Dial-A-Ride Despatcher

Crossgates Depot Crossgate Road Park Farm Industrial Estate Redditch B98 7SN
£16,491 - 18,070
01 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Job Ref
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Part Time

Redditch Borough Council

Post ref: 50/958

£16,491 per annum, (pro rata if part time)

27.5 hours per week

Fixed term for seven months

Do you have a good knowledge of the local Redditch area and do you have excellent customer and organisational skills?

If so the Dial-A-Ride team would be delighted to hear from you. Dial-A-Ride is widely recognised as an essential door to door transport service for older people or people with a disability.

The role of Dial-A-Ride Despatcher is a key position; the first point of contact for customers booking the service and with regular radio contact throughout the day with the drivers. An awareness of the needs of older people or people with disabilities is required.

The post requires the inputting to and updating of a bespoke database in order to schedule bookings, the production of daily driver sheets and maintenance of other administrative records such as reconciling cash collected.

This is an opportunity to work in an interesting and busy environment and contribute to the smooth running of a service that provides support to customers with a range of needs.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 14th March 2018. Interview date is 20th March 2018.

If you require further information please contact Jen Macartney, Dial-A-Ride Supervisor on 01527 534191 or 01527 64252 extension 3050.

This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.

For further information and to apply visit www.wmjobs.co.uk and select Bromsgrove and Redditch Councils from the Our Employers link at the top of the home page. Alternatively, contact our recruitment line on (01527) 534117. CV’s will not be accepted without an application form.

Supporting documents
Dia-A-Ride Despatcher Job Description Person Specification

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