Relief Driver

We are recruiting for a Relief Driver on a casual basis in Bridgwater.

A bit about us

£9.81 per hour. Relief work patterns vary depending on the needs of the service and how much you wish to work. Are you an experienced driver, used to transporting passengers with a variety of needs? If this sounds like you, would you like to be part of our Transport Team, working in the Bridgwater area?

Here’s what you can expect to be doing

You will transport a variety of people with various needs on mainly public service routes,. The role is varied and interesting with a range of routes covered during the week, inc some LD transport. More details available if required.

A few things about you

You will need a D1 category on your driving licence or have passed the minibus driving test and you will have had experience of driving minibuses or large vans. As a driver, you would also be responsible for the safe operation and routine maintenance of the vehicle.

Additional information

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Steve Osborne on 01278 454617 All interviews will take place virtually, via MS Teams

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.

Fluency duty

Somerset County Council must ensure that each person who works for the public authority in a customer-facing role can speak fluent English. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.

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