Transport Operations secures all home to school transport provision for mainstream students and students with special educational needs as well as transport to day care services.
We’re looking for a driver to join us on a permanent basis working term time only out of our Warwick Depot.
Working within a team, you can expect to be working on a split shift system that will include the morning shift working sometime between 7.30 am and 11.00 am and then return for the afternoon shift working sometime between 2.30 pm to. 6.00 pm each week day. These times may vary from day to day. You’ll be responsible for assisting with transporting adults and children to Day Care; Respite placements and Schools in Warwickshire which will include helping passengers on and off the bus; ensuring their comfort and safety during transportation; maintaining the vehicle records as well ensuring the bus is clean and tidy after each use. A full package of training will be provided to support you in the role should you be successful.
To be successful in this role, it’s really that you can work on the split shift system. As you’ll be working with a range of diverse people it’s also important you have good communication and customer care skills and used to providing a courteous and sensitive service.
It is essential that you have a category D1 on your driving licence as you will be driving a bus under a Section 19 Small Bus Permit.
You should have the ability to work within a team as well as on your own initiative; flexible in your approach, helping the wider team as necessary; you’ll be used to handling confidential information with tact and discretion.
It would be advantageous if you have experience of working in a multi-cultural environment and have experience of working with young and elderly people as well as people with disabilities.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.
Additional Information & How to Apply
For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Andy Prosser at
Closing Date: 15th February 2019
Interview Date: 5th March 2019
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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire
It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).
Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.
As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.
We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.Supporting documents
Job Description & Person Specification