School Transport Passenger Assistant

  • Job Reference: PLA/1219/30372
  • Date Posted: 23 December 2019
  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Website:
  • Location: Oakham, Midlands
  • Salary: £9.36 Per Hour
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics, Social care
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

    School Transport Passenger Assistant

    Directorate: Places

    Contract Hours: Permanent, 20 hours per week, term time only

    Salary: £9.36 per hour (Grade 2)

    Location: Rutland


    Closing Date:    17 January 2020                 Interviews: January 2020 (Date TBC)


    We are looking for School Passenger Assistants to work with students, their care givers and school staff to ensure students travel to and from school safely.


    Who you are… As someone who enjoys caring for vulnerable people, you will have strong interpersonal skills. Your passengers will include children with special educational needs or disabilities, and you will be supported by a driver during the journey. You will be looking for a satisfying role that makes a difference to the Rutland community.    


    What we need from you…  Experience of working with the public in a caring role to deliver a high level of customer service to clients and their families.


    What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, and discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities to name just a few!


    We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we really want to hear from you…


    What to do now… Please visit our website at for further information. For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Emma Odabas, Transport Operations Manager on 01572 720923 or email:


    If you need any support during the application process, please contact the HR team, or call 01527 758343.


    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.