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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 25 

Salary:£18,933 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 8RJ 

Reference:ET0813 

Closing date:24 October 2021 at midnight 


Salary Range: £18,933 - £19,314 (Pro rata)
Contract Type: Permanent contracts available as school term time only.                               
      
We are currently looking to recruit drivers for our Passenger Fleet Team. 
 
Drivers are primarily responsible for transporting vulnerable adults and children with special educational needs including physical and /or learning difficulties to their School, Day Centres and other activities.
  
Drivers will ensure (along with the escort - where allocated) their passengers' personal wellbeing and safe/secure travel at all times, in accordance with the job description, relevant Policies, legislation, Procedures and good practice. Duties may also include transporting associated goods and services.
  
If you enjoy driving and working with people, in a role that really makes a difference to people's lives, we would like to hear from you.   
   
There are vacancies available operating from depots:
Nailstone: Monday to Friday (split shift/25 hours/ Term time only)
(*example of split shift = 7.30am - 10am/2.00pm - 5.30pm)
Melton: Monday to Friday (25 hours Term time only and can include additional hours for middle of the day work)
And casual (zero hours contracts) for Passenger fleet and Library distribution to cover all areas of the County.
   
Expression of interest forms will be sent out by email to all candidates after shortlisting. This is to establish the shift pattern/s and work locations/s candidates wish to be considered for. Completed forms should be returned by the date specified when received. Should these not be received back on time it will be assumed that the candidate does not wish to proceed with their application.
  
This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity.
   
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Full Driving Licence prior to 1/1/1997 OR post 1/1/1997 Driving License with minibus entitlement category D1 (minimum) or D
  • Experience working with the public.
  • Experience working with vunerable groups.
    
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
 
For informal enquires please contact Passenger Fleet Team, Tel: 0116 305 7573 Email: fleet@leics.gov.uk
  
Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.
  
We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact name (recruiting manager) to discuss what is possible for this role. Examples may include requests for flexible working patterns, term-time working, part-time hours, compressed hours, flexible start and finish times, home/ remote working etc.
   
Please apply using our online system sending us your CV as well as a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of the post. The supporting statement should be no longer than 500 words and be incorporated into your CV, to form a single document.
  
Please see the link below to Environment and Transport’s web pages for further information about the department, working for Leicestershire County Council and the job opportunities available.  The web pages also contain CV Guidance documents for Applicants to read and use.
https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/jobs-and-volunteering/working-for-the-council/working-in-environment-and-transport
                   
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
   
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.

   
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk


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