Mini Bus Driver (Relief)

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Salary: 8.33 - 8.48
Location: Aberdeenshire

Closing date: 25 January 2017
Job ref. no.: ABS08333

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.

A vacancy has arisen for a Mini Bus Driver. You will be required to operate Council vehicles, transporting clients including children and adults at risk to and from Local Authority establishments.

You must have experience in PCV’s and a category D1 licence, have good communication and basic numeric skills. The ability to work unsupervised and be able to carry out physical duties including assisting wheelchair bound passengers is essential.

Midas training and previous use of safety and mobility aids relating to accessible vehicles is desirable, as is a First Aid qualification.

This post is regulated work with children and protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where applicable, this post also requires an Overseas Criminal Record Check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

This post has a minimum requirement of 1/2 reference(s) One of these must be your current or most recent employer

Multiple vacancies are available

Various Locations: Banff Day Services, Forrest View Day Centre (Stonehaven), Harlaw Centre (Inverurie) & Peterhead Day Centre.

Please indicate on application form what location you are applying for

This Post is on a Relief Basis - As and When Required

Informal Enquiries Contact - Charlie Shaw 01224 665197 or Garry McLennan 01224 665192

Responsibilities

To operate Local Authority small multi-purpose vehicles transporting clients including children and adults at risk to and from Local Authority establishments.

This involves individual working and requires good communication with local authority staff, clients, parents and members of the public.

•To operate Aberdeenshire Council multi purpose vehicles
•To ensure the comfort, safety and welfare of all clients carried
•To supervise and assist passenger boarding and alighting
•To undertake basic vehicle maintenance checks and routine vehicle cleaning
•To adhere to all relevant drivers regulations and health and safety requirements

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