North Yorkshire County Council
Summary Term Time The Integrated Passenger Transport Operations Team is responsible for the safe and efficient use of seventy-five minibuses used to transport people in North Yorkshire. The team comprises approximately 260 drivers and passenger assistants that operate at locations throughout North Yorkshire. The team delivers approximately 250,000 passenger journeys per year including 20,000 wheelchair user journeys. The transport provided enables people to access day centres, learning opportunities, supported employment and other meaningful activities in our community. We also undertake registered local bus services and community transport journeys. We are looking for a caring, flexible and committed person to support pupils that require additional support to get to and from school. The pupils may exhibit behaviour that may be challenging on the journeys to and from school. You will be responsible for the safety of the passenger during these journeys and will ensure that the passenger boards and alights safely as well as ensuring that any safety equipment is used correctly. Full training in the use of all safety equipment will be provided. You will need good communication skills as you will liaise daily with school staff, parents and colleagues. Experience is not essential: however some experience of working in a similar role would be an advantage. The role requires the flexibility to work split shifts across 5 days on a Monday to Friday basis school term time only. Typical hours of work would be 07:45am - 09:45am and 13:45pm-15:45pm. Although the hours may need to change in order to meet the needs of our passengers. This post is based in Skipton and it is an established part-time school term time only post at 20 hours per week. We also offer a comprehensive training package including a Passenger Assistant Training Scheme (PATS), basic first aid and managing challenging behaviour. This post involves access to vulnerable service users and if you were offered the position, you will be required to undergo DBS check. For more information about this role please contact Michael Hubbocks on 01609 536652 or email [email protected] Internal: to apply for this role, please click on the 'apply' option. External: to apply for this role, please visit www.nyccjobs.co.uk and submit an online application. ***NOTE***PLEASE DO NOT SEND CV'S THEY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED*** Please do not deviate from indicated application method.