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Transport Services Driver

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £17,576. to £18,787 per annum, (Grade D)
Newbury Rugby Club
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
10/07/2024 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

Are you an experienced driver with a passion for providing excellent customer service?

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working as part of a dedicated team?

If so, West Berkshire Council has an exciting opportunity for you to join our Transport and Countryside Service as a Transport Services Driver.

We currently have a vacancy within the fleet team for a driver, for 37 hours a week term-time only, who will be required to drive a car or small minibus transporting vulnerable adults and children to mainstream education establishments, Special Education Needs establishments and provide a vital link for residents to essential services.

You need to have a full clean Category B driving licence, a category D1 licence to drive minibuses would be preferred but not essential.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:

  • Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
  • Hybrid working wherever possible working 40% in the office
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Local Government pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • A range of local discounts
  • Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Paul Stennett, Senior Transport Officer, on 01635 503247 or paul.stennet@westberks.gov.uk.

Please note that the post starts on 4th September at the beginning of the 24/25 school term. 

You will only be required to work during term time when the establishment is in session. You will not be entitled to annual leave during term time, payment for which is reflected in your salary. Entitlement to paid annual leave increases by 5 days after completing 5 years continuous service with one or more Authority by 1 April which is the commencement of the leave year. If a part month is worked at the beginning or end of your employment the amount payable will be adjusted to reflect the number of days actually worked in that particular month.

Previous applicants need not apply

Join us at West Berkshire Council and make a positive impact in your community through the important work we do. Apply now to be considered for this rewarding opportunity as a Transport Services Driver.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply

Please now complete a short online application form. You will then be able to upload your CV, if you do not have a CV please download our full application form below, complete and upload that instead.

Where possible please use Google Chrome as your preferred internet browser to complete your online application form. This system no longer supports the use of Internet Explorer as a browser which will cause issues when trying to submit your application. 

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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