Day Care Driver (Annualised hours)

Sundial Centre, E2
23 Jan 2019
05 Feb 2019
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Peabody has an exciting opportunity for an Annualised Driver to join our team in East London. You will join us on an annualised hour’s contract where you are paid to work an average of up to 336 hours over the year, and will receive a competitive salary of £10.20 per hour

The Annualised hour role:

This is an annualised hour contract, where you are paid to work an average of up to 336 hours over the year. This may include working weekends and bank holidays. Holiday entitlement is accrued as hours are worked.  The contract offers periods of non-working. There will be a combination of compulsory and flexible hours that you will be required to work. This way of working will provide you with guaranteed income for the year. You will be required to cover for employee absence and peak periods on a flexible basis cover for employee 

Key responsibilities:

To safely transport day care customers to and from their homes to the centre in the borough of Tower Hamlets with a passenger escort

Knowledge/skills/experience required:  

  • Excellent driving and communication skills
  • Mini-bus/passenger type vehicle driving experience
  • Full driving licence, with a category D licence
  • MIDAS qualification
  • Some experience in customer care, working with vulnerable people or health care
  • Clean UK Driving Licence 
  • Experienced in moving and handling people
  • Proven experience of operating a tail lift and associated safety equipment for wheelchair access in vehicles e.g. harnesses/clamps

The successful applicant will need to be subject to an enhanced background check by the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.

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