Operational Transport Drivers

37 Sulgrave Road

Job Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 11th December 2019

Salary: £10628 - £10840

Job Reference: LCC00809


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Job role

We are looking for seven Drivers to transport vulnerable adults and children with special needs between home and school, day centres and other establishments, as directed by the Supervisor, ensuring their personal wellbeing at all times, in a safe and appropriate manner. You will also deliver school meals and post to schools.

You will ensure that before driving a vehicle, it is in a fit and serviceable condition by carrying out daily and weekly routine checks as directed. This will include, safety checks, including fire precautions as instructed. You will need to inform the Supervisor if immediate action is required.

You will drive any suitable Passenger Transport vehicle as required, maintaining the comfort of the Service User, in a safe manner and in compliance with Road Traffic Law and in accordance with the procedures issued by Operational Transport.

You will be required to complete any record of work, record of driving, accident reports and any other record of vehicle utilisation that may be required by law, Passenger Transport, and LCC Policies & Procedures.

What you will need

You will preferable have experience of working within a caring environment, along with knowledge of Leicester City.

You will need a D1 category drivers’ licence and be prepared to undertake DCPC (Drivers Certificate of Professional Competence).

You must be able to recognise discrimination in its many forms and be willing to put into practice the Councils Equality Policies.

Additional information

You will work 25 hours per week, 38 weeks per year term time. Your working pattern will be dependent on the needs of the service.

For an informal discussion please contact: Anisha Mistry (0116 454 0037), Steven Howarth (0116 454 5019) or Sanjay Parmar (0116 454 4096).

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.


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