Relief Driver

Relief Driver

We have an exciting opportunity 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:

  • Delivering a friendly and reliable service for our service users.
  • 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.

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

For an informal chat about a role with us, please contact  Steve Osborne on 01278 454617 or email at: szosborne@somerset.gov.uk.

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!

The current relief rate of pay is £9.99 per hour.

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

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.

DBS information

This job requires a criminal background check (DBS) via the disclosure procedure.

Job Overview
  • Salary
    £9.99 ph
  • Job Category
    Driving
  • Disability Confident
    Yes
Job Location