Passenger Transport Driver
£22,995 to £24,258 pa
Salary is pro-rata based on 20 hours per week and 39 weeks per year. Term time only.
Mon - Fri - 4 hours per day - Split shifts 2 hours AM and 2 Hours PM
London Borough of Newham’s Travel Assistance Service is mainly responsible for providing home-to-school and home-to-day care centre transport for young children with special needs using a varied fleet of vehicles.
As a Driver you will be responsible for the safe journey of your passengers across the Borough.
Working as a team, the Driver and Escort ensure that travel takes place safely, with dignity, efficiently and on time To do these roles you will need to be able to show that you
• Have experience of working with either children, the elderly or the disabled
• Can deal with situations calmly and safely, when they arise
• Can work as part of a team in an organised and professional manner
• Understand the needs of vulnerable people and how best to deal with them.
• Can communicate clearly in writing
Please note working times are between 07:00am and 10:00am and 14:00pm and 17:00pm in the afternoon - weekdays only
Please view Passenger Transport Driver jd
Closing Date 23/01/2022
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Newham is one of the youngest, most diverse, and vibrant boroughs in the UK. As an inclusive employer, we are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects our local population. We welcome and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, including applicants who are ethnically diverse and/or applicants who have a disability.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
In line with Government legislation, if the post you are applying for requires you to visit a registered care home as part of your role it is a legal requirement to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status or an exemption certificate to work for the Council. With effect from 1st April 2022, this requirement will be extended if you are applying for a job in a CQC regulated service
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