Passenger Assistant

Passenger Assistant

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

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our enthusiastic transport team as a Passenger Assistant (PA) 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 transportation of service users on SCC Vehicles.
  • Completion of daily paperwork.
  • The transportation of the service users within a safe and timely manner.
  • Working in conjunction with a Driver 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

ou will need to have a willingness to work as part of a flexible and committed team.

Additional information

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

f you have experience in transporting passengers with a variety of needs, or the willingness to learn, and if you would care to join our team, please click “Apply online”.  We would 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 £9.62 per hour

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

The salary for this role is £9,837 to £10,034 per annum

Why choose Somerset County Council

We are proud to offer an environment that is supportive and rewarding, working as part of a team who are passionate about the work they do to improve the lives of people in Somerset. We offer great training and development opportunities, with supportive management. As well as this, we have some fantastic employee benefits available:

• We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements wherever possible, including working from home.
• Generous annual leave allowance, with the opportunity to purchase additional leave.
• Staff discounts in gyms.
• Employee Assistance for the times you may need some support and a variety of employee wellbeing services.
• Auto enrolment onto our generous Pension Scheme and optional pension enhancement through our Additional Voluntary Contribution scheme.
• A Flexible Benefits Scheme via salary sacrifice to obtain a cycle for work and health screenings.
• My Staff Shop offering discounts in shops, online shopping, restaurants, cinema tickets, insurance benefits and more.

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Job Overview
  • Hours Per Week
    23
  • Salary
    £9,837 to £10,034
  • Job Category
    Transport
  • Disability Confident
    Yes
Job Location