Driver

Driver

25 hours per week, term time only (39 working weeks)

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our enthusiastic transport team as a Driver based in Bridgwater

Our team provides transport for LD (Learning Disabilities), SEN (Special Educational Needs), Public Service, Health & Social trips.

Here’s what you can expect to be doing

Your duties will include:

  • Safe Operation of SCC Vehicles.
  • Completion of Daily vehicle Checks before use.
  • The transportation of the service users within a safe and timely manner.
  • In most cases, working in conjunction with a passenger assistant to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for all.
  • To deliver a friendly and reliable service for our service users.

A few things about you

You will need a D1 category on your licence and a willingness to work as part of a flexible and committed team.

Additional information

The salary for this role is £10,906 to £11,347 per annum.

If this is a customer facing role you will need to speak fluent English

For an informal chat about a role with us please contact Steve Osborne on 01278 454617.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to join us as our driver, then please click ‘apply online’, we’d love to hear from you!

We also have relief opportunities available.  Relief patterns vary depending on the needs of the service and how much you wish to work.   The current relief rate of pay is £9.81 per hour.

Why choose Somerset County Council

We offer an excellent benefits package to all of our employees, including:

– A Local Government Pension Scheme.- Discounted lease car via salary sacrifice scheme and options for discounts on petrol or diesel.
– My Staff Shop offering discounts in shops, online shopping, restaurants, cinema tickets, insurance benefits and so forth.
– A Flexible Benefits Scheme via salary sacrifice to obtain a cycle for work  and health screening.
– Generous annual leave and flexible working arrangements.
– Staff discounts in gyms.
– Employee Assistance and support offering a variety of employee wellbeing services to support a healthy work/life balance and lifestyle.
– Optional pension enhancement through our Additional Voluntary Contribution scheme.

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Job Overview
  • Hours Per Week
    25
  • Salary
    £10,906 to £11,347
  • Job Category
    Driving
  • Disability Confident
    Yes
Job Location