Mini Bus Driver - PT

Recruiter
Sunrise Senior Living Limited
Location
Dickens Heath
Salary
£8.70 per hour
Posted
06 Aug 2017
Closes
18 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

The Mini Bus Driver is responsible for providing a safe and courteous transportation service for residents to and from various activities.

Reporting to the Activities Manager, the Mini Bus Driver will ensure passengers comply with the Health & Safety instructions and provide risk assessments for the safe operation of community vehicles. You will maintain paperwork and daily log records to ensure the vehicle is in good working condition to include monthly and pre-trip vehicle inspections. Your friendly and vibrant personality will nurture positive relationships with our residents providing an enthusiastic and rewarding journey experience .

  • Must have a PCV license with Cat D1 and acceptable driving record or D1 without 101 restrictions

  • Arrange periodic Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) training as required with Tachograph and drivers hours' knowledge

  • Must be knowledgeable of all safety precautions and comply with safety procedures

  • Ability to react calmly in emergency situations and be considerate

  • Ability to operate a chair lift and secure regular and mechanical wheelchairs and scooters

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Ability to work semi-independently without direct supervision by following all community procedures and guidelines and using good judgment and common sense, and have the ability to follow through on assigned tasks, and demonstrate initiative

  • Able to make responsible choices and decisions and act in a resident's best interest

  • Exhibits a caring and compassionate attitude while articulating true concern for people

  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Afternoons preferred, must be flexible

Benefits.

  • 28 days holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Sick Pay
  • Life Assurance
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Career Development Training to recognised NVQ level
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Car Share Scheme
  • Refer a friend Scheme.

Sunrise Senior Living is a leading premier healthcare provider of residential, nursing and dementia care delivered in a most luxurious home environment providing the very highest standards of care to our residents. We believe great care starts with great people, so we are always keen to hear from passionate people who share our commitment to quality and professionalism. Sunrise Senior Living has a varied range of career options available to individuals all supported by extensive learning and development programmes to make the most of your career with us.