Job Family: Providing - CBG 3
Salary: £18,189 - £18,562 per annum pro rata or £9.43 - £9.63 per hour
Hours: 25 hours per week - Term Time Only
Base Location: Sandy Depot, Sandy
Contract Type: 12 month Fixed Term Contract / Secondment Opportunity
Closing Date: 10th February 2021
Interview Date: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt
More about the role:
The Fleet Department is looking for Passenger Assistants to join our team. Regular work is 25 hours per week, for a fixed term of one year. Full training will be given, and we also supply uniform and allowances for equipment.
We are looking for enthusiastic and compassionate individuals to safely transport clients and pupils using council minibuses and tail lift equipped vehicles to and from various day centre, schools and other establishments as required. All staff are based at our North Depot in Sandy.
Our Fleet Transport team provides safe, efficient transport for a range of residents. They include older people, those with disabilities and children with special needs. The service allows these people to access educational and day care facilities – helping to make Central Bedfordshire a great place to work and live. As a Passenger Assistant, you’ll be a key part of the team.
You don’t need previous experience to be considered for this roles. However you must be prepared to provide a caring, reliable service. You need to be patient, understanding and aware of issues surrounding disability, dementia and special needs. Our aim is to deliver customers safely from door-to-door. You must be smart and professional as well as punctual and polite. Above all, you will treat your customers with respect and dignity.
At Central Bedfordshire Council, we’re passionate about having a workforce that reflects our community. It’s why we’re committed to creating equal opportunities, so that we always embrace diversity.
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To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Passenger Assistant Recruitment Pack
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Pauline Goodman on 0300 300 4596
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at email@example.com
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.