School Transport Driver

Job Description

We are looking for a School Transport Driver. Our Transport Services are dedicated to transporting the most vulnerable children of our community from home to school and back. This is your chance to become part of a reliable and efficient team, delivering high standard passenger transport services throughout the county. Do you enjoy driving?  Are you able to work split shifts……we want to hear from you!

 

Who you are…

  • You hold a current standard driving license with D1 entitlement
  • Experience of driving a small commercial vehicle or minibus
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work split shifts across the day
  • Able to check vehicles to ensure road worthiness

 

The role…

Based at our site in Ashwell, the School Transport Driver is part of a team that operates a continually effective daily transport service, ensuring this is achieved completely and on time.  Your passengers may include the general public and children with special educational needs or disabilities. On complex routes you will be supported by a Passenger Transport Assistant during the journey.

 

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS is paid by us.

 

The School Transport Driver interviews will be held during will be held week commencing 04 October 2021. Please note that this may be subject to change, in which case we will give appropriate notice.

 

 

Our offer to you:

We offer work that makes a difference to people’s lives, a safe working environment; structured salary reviews; generous annual leave entitlement plus 8 days paid bank holidays; local government pension scheme; occupational health service and flexible working policies to enable you to balance work and home commitments.

 

Rutland County Council encourages a healthy work life balance and we welcome discussions regarding flexible working.

 

 

 

Find out more:

To learn more about working with us visit https://jobs.rutland.gov.uk or if you have any queries about this role please contact Emma Odabas, Interim Senior Transport Manager on 01572 720923 or email: eodabas@rutland.gov.uk 

How to apply:

Click on the apply button which will redirect you to the Jobs Go Public (JGP site) where we handle all of our vacancies.  If you already have a JGP account you will be asked to login, or alternatively if you don’t have an account you will be guided through the set up process.   Access to an account is necessary as all updates regarding your application will be sent via the JGP site to the email you have registered.

 

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758343 or email us at recruitment@rutland.gov.uk

 

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will be sent out via email from the Jobs Go Public site. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team.

 

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.