Coach Tour Driver

Alfa Leisureplex

Coach Tour Driver


Alfa Leisureplex, Scotstoun, Glasgow City

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 5 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 68ffa7b7b23b424893c59b176fd94b81

Full Job Description

As a Coach Tour Driver, you will work an average of 219 working days and a maximum 232 worked days with the average shift length of a tour driver being less than 8 hours. We would consider applicants not only living on the Isle of Wight so location could be in and around this area., As a Coach tour Driver, you will be allocated your own coach once you have completed your initial training and your week will start by operating a feeder route into one of our six interchanges situated throughout the country. You will then board customers for onward travel to resort and will be responsible for the excursions through the week. The importance of the coach driver is ultimately down to the success of the tour and as this is important so we aim to keep the same driver on the tour with those customers until return to the interchange. You will then be allocated a return feeder route.

  • Previous experience of operating Coach Tours would be an advantage, but if it is something you are interested in, have the correct licence entitlement and are keen to learn then please do get in touch.

  • Customer service comes naturally as you will be representing the Alfa Travel brand throughout the holiday.

  • You will be a safe and efficient driver, comfortable with the use of technology and a maximum of 3 point on your licence.

  • Comfortable with spending periods of time away from home; this is very much a lifestyle choice and you will be away on tour with limited time back at home.

    The Alfa Leisureplex Group is one of the UK's most highly respected coach holiday and hotel companies with a consolidated turnover of over £70 million per year. We are the UK's only employee-owned Travel Group and our brands include Leisureplex Hotels and Alfa Travel. Our mission is to provide high quality memorable holidays for our guests.

  • Leisureplex Hotels own and operate 24 hotels in the UK's most popular seaside locations. We have a combined bed stock of over 2,000 rooms and achieve strong all year-round occupancies due to our sister brands Alfa Travel, plus our links to other coach operators and group organisers.

    You would be joining the group during an exciting period of growth as we continue to see significant growth in the number of customers choosing to holiday with us each year. As an employee-owned business with over 950 employee owners, we see our people as our most valuable asset in growing our business and continuing to provide a high-quality service to our customers.

    You will be paid an Annual Salary of £30,500 with 29 days of paid holiday., Working at a Coach Tour driver in an employee-owned company -
  • Bi-annual tax-free dividend due to our employee-owned status (over £1,200 last full year)

  • Funding for any relevant training courses to aid your development

  • Job Security - our employee-owned status provides better job security, as we can't be sold to another company

  • Dependent on legal breaks you may also get the opportunity to earn additional money by covering optional excursions.

  • Quarterly safe driving bonus with potential to earn additional £800 for the year for safe and efficient driving

  • Annual CPC training

  • Full uniform provided

  • Free accommodation and meals whilst out on tour

  • Employee assistance programme - Health Assured

  • Provision to take partners on tour up to three times per year for no charge

  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme

  • Discount scheme for our employees and their families/friends on both coach tours and hotel stays

  • Build your pension - we have a pension scheme in place that the Company contributes towards