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School Transport Driver

Employer:
Rutland County Council
Salary:
£18,065 - £18,426 pro rata
Location:
Rutland - Ashwell
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Hours:
20 hours per week. Term Time only.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
18/08/2019 at 23:59 PM
Reference:
PLA/0819/30399
Rutland County Council

Who we are… Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto! Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community – we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county. 

Who you are… As someone who enjoys driving and is able to work split shifts across the day, you will have strong interpersonal skills, enabling you to work with students, their care givers and school staff to ensure they travel to and from school safely. Your passengers will include children with special educational needs or disabilities, and you will be supported by a Passenger Transport Assistant during the journey. 

What we need from you… A current standard driving licence with D1 entitlement, and ideally experience of driving a small commercial vehicle or minibus. Experience of undertaking regular vehicle checks to ensure they are in a road worthy condition would also be useful. 

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 www.rutland.gov.uk for further information. For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Emma Odabas, Transport Operations Manager on 01572 720923 or email: eodabas@rutland.gov.uk 

The closing date for applications will be the 18 August 2019 and interviews will take place w/c 26 August 2019 – please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: recruitment@rutland.gov.uk or call 01572 758291. 

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR 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.

How to apply

We will be accepting online applications for this role, if you require access to a computer or the internet resources are available at Rutland County Council’s Catmose site and within the County’s libraries, a member of the team will be happy to help you with your application.

Please contact us on 01572 75 8291 to make alternative arrangements, if for any other reason you may struggle to complete the online application. The application forms can be made available in alternative and accessible formats.

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