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Florence Shipley Centre, Market Place, Heanor
Salary details
Grade 5 £12,493.08 - £12,701.76 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to short term peak in demand until February 2026
20 hours per week
Closing Date
10 March 2024

We are looking for a 20 hour per week mini bus driver/caretaker to join our team on a 2 year fixed term contract.

You would be responsible for completing vehicle checks, driving the day centre mini bus to collect Clients from their homes, with support of a Passenger Assistance Carer/escort to support you. Ensuring the clients are safely seated on the mini bus or if a client is a wheelchair user using the wheel chair lift secure the clients wheelchair with vehicle clamps and safely fit their seat belt securely in the mini bus and bring the clients to the day centre. The afternoon shift would include escorting the clients back home.

Report any defects of the vehicle to the Manager. Complete records of checks, ensure the bus is washed and cleaned and is fully fuelled.

A Full and clean driving licence with D1 is essential, Mini bus training and wheelchair clamping will be given.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday working a two week rota

Week 1 - Monday to Friday 8am till midday.

Week 2 – Monday to Friday midday till 4pm.

There might be an opportunity to work three full days instead of five half days.

For informal enquiries please contact Registered Unit Manager Paul Morris or Emma Byrne Deputy Unit Manager on telephone number 01629 531367

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here