Minibus Driver

Location
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary
Hourly rate: £9.43 to £9.81
Posted
14 Jan 2022
Closes
30 Jan 2022
Job role
Operative
Contract Type
Full time

Are you someone who is looking for a role that gives something back to the Community? Are you looking for a role that is vocational rather than a career? Do you want to join a team of great people from various backgrounds who enjoy providing an outstanding service?

We are looking for D1 Drivers to join our Integrated Passenger Transport service in providing a vital service to the residents of North Yorkshire.

Our Team

Our service is responsible for the safe and efficient use of seventy-five minibuses used to transport people in North Yorkshire. Our team comprises approximately 250 drivers and passenger assistants that operate at locations throughout North Yorkshire.

The team delivers approximately 250,000 passenger journeys per year including 20,000 wheelchair user journeys. The transport provided enables people to access day centres, learning opportunities, supported employment and other meaningful activities in our community. We also undertake registered local bus services and community transport journeys, we also provide passenger assistants for children who require extra support to attend school.

We have a great working environment, with a team of people who want to give something back to the community.

Our core working hours are Monday to Friday. 07:00 to 10:00 & 2:30 to 5:30 we have various hour contracts to suit your personal circumstances please annotate on your application the hours you are happy to work.

What you will bring

As our driver you will be customer focussed and have the ability to communicate effectively with our customers and colleagues and have the ability to problem solve, if required.

Working at North Yorkshire County Council  

North Yorkshire County Council prides itself on being the biggest employer in North Yorkshire as well as being the employer of choice. Our vision is for North Yorkshire to be a thriving county which adapts to a changing world and remains a special place for everyone to live, work and visit. We are a top-rated authority and great changes are afoot to continue with the improvements that have already transformed working within the council. 

We welcome and celebrate diversity and inclusion and the strengths this brings to our communities and workforce, we aim to provide excellent and efficient local services enabling everyone to fulfil their potential, to do this we give everyone equal access to services and job opportunities. We heavily invest in the development of our employees, providing training and development to further enhance their careers. 

 We can offer you a comprehensive benefits package including: 

  • Continuous professional development; we invest in your personal development and your future  Flexible working hours;  A local government pension scheme;  Family friendly leave;  Salary sacrifice schemes;  Employee discount benefits. 

This really is a role that provides plenty of job satisfaction, for an informal chat about this opportunity please Chris Jones on 07967835283 or email Christopher.Jones@northyorks.gov.uk

Key dates

Closing date: Sunday 30th January

Interviews will be held throughout the advertisement period.

We reserve the right to close our advert once suitable candidates have been appointed.

This post required an Enhanced DBS Clearance, which we will meet the cost.