Rutland County Council
Summary School Transport Driver and Passenger Assistant Places Directorate Part time 20 hours per week, term time only Fixed term until July 2020 Scale 2, Salary £18,065 to £18,426 pro-rata Who we are... Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto! Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community - we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county. Who you are... As someone who enjoys driving and supervising children, you will be able to work split shifts across the day. With strong interpersonal skills enabling you to work with students, their care givers and school staff, you will ensure they travel to and from school safely. Your passengers will include children with special educational needs or disabilities, and you will be responsible for providing care in line with assessed needs during the journey. What we need from you... A current standard driving licence with D1 entitlement, and ideally experience of driving a small commercial vehicle or minibus, you will have knowledge of the local roads. Experience of undertaking regular vehicle checks to ensure they are in a road worthy condition would also be useful, along with experience of working with children with challenging behaviours. What we offer in return... Work that makes a difference to people's lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, and discounted access to 'Active Rutland' keep fit activities to name just a few! We act as 'One Council' in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day - if you share this ethos then we really want to hear from you... What to do now... Please visit our website www.rutland.gov.uk for further information. For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Emma Odabas, Transport Operations Manager on 01572 720923 or email: [email protected]; or Graham Saunders, Fleet Manager on 07901 744527 or email: [email protected] The closing date for applications will be Thursday 25th April 2019 and interviews will take place on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th May 2019 - please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: [email protected] or call 01527 758291. All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team. Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident .