Dial a Ride Driver

Crossgate Depot Crossgate Road Park Farm Industrial Estate Redditch B98 7SN
£19,312 – £20,903
13 May 2021
21 May 2021
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Hours per Week – 37

Days to work Mon – Fri (Between the hours of 8am – 6pm)

Grade 3, SCP305 £19,312 – SCP309 £20,903

Community transport is about providing flexible and accessible community-led solutions in response to unmet local transport needs, and often represents the only means of transport for many vulnerable and isolated people, often older people or people with disabilities.

An opportunity has arisen for a driver to join the Dial A Ride team to provide transport within the Redditch area. The working pattern for this post is Monday to Friday.

Dial A Ride drivers are responsible for:

  • Transporting older people and people with disabilities in a safe and comfortable manner using our specially adapted vehicles.
  • Assisting customers getting on and off the vehicles, securing wheelchairs, walking aids and assisting customers with their shopping or luggage.

We would very much like to hear from you if you have experience of providing a professional service to older people and people with disabilities. The successful candidate will hold a clean, valid UK driving licence and must have D1 entitlements. They will be required to successfully complete the Worcestershire County Council minibus driver assessment test and undergo a Criminal Records Bureau Enhanced Disclosure.

This closing date for completed applications is Friday 21st May 2021

Interview date will be Wednesday 2nd June 2021

If you require further information regarding the duties that this post involves then please contact Jen Macartney, Dial A Ride Supervisor on 01527 534191 or 01527 64252 extension 3050.

If you are experiencing difficulties in applying online then please contact Human Resources Support on 01527 64252, Ext. 1277 or contact our recruitment line on (01527) 534117. 

To apply please visit www.wmjobs.co.uk and select Bromsgrove and Redditch Councils from the Our Employers link at the top of the home page, then select this post. CV's will not be accepted without an application form.

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 Criminal Records Bureau, before the appointment is confirmed.  This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all Sections of the Community.

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