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Community Transport and Meals Driver

  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: 3/22/201852
  • Published: Fri 24/06/2022, 9:27 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 07/07/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,242 - £28,176
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Park Barn Day Centre, Park Barn Drive, Guildford, Surrey , Surrey

Pay Band: 3, 37 hours per week  Monday to Friday

As part of Community Services, this post supports the Community Transport and Community Meals team to provide transport and hot meals to vulnerable residents of Guildford Borough. Our services assist customers to remain independent in their homes for longer and promote health and wellbeing.

Working to a schedule in  purpose adapted vehicles, you will be responsible for transporting eligible customers to shopping trips, medical appointments, and social activities within the Guildford area. You will also assist with the delivery of hot lunchtime meals when required.

Job Profile

Requirements

 

You will be required to drive a minibus and to comply with UK Government requirements you must be:

  •  21 years or older
  • and have had your full valid UK driver’s licence for at least two years

The post is subject to DBS checks for the successful candidate prior to appointment. 

This is a physical role that requires good level of fitness, good communication skills, a flexible style of working, a sound knowledge of transport related procedures and an awareness of the physical problems and other difficulties our service users may have.

Working with a supportive team of people, you will have a passion for working within the community and supporting people to live active, independent lives.

For more information please contact: Amanda McKenzie Business Support Supervisor – 01483 458055 / Amanda.mckenzie@guildford.gov.uk

Closing Date: 07/07/22

About Guildford

Guildford is a regional centre for leisure, business, education, shopping and culture set in beautiful countryside that includes the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Guildford is a thriving market town and is a principal shopping destination with a vibrant night time economy. The town’s geographical location provides excellent transport links in all directions, London is just 30 minutes away on the train and the town is well-served by frequent bus routes and subsidised Park and Ride facilities.  All of this contributes to a quality of life that attracts many people to live, work in and visit Guildford.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and post-holders to share this commitment.  To fulfil this commitment we have robust systems in place for the safe recruitment of staff and volunteers.

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  • Organisational Culture framework
  • Reference form for posts with DBS check (enhanced or regulated only)
  • Reference Form for posts with no DBS standard or enhanced check
  • Role Profile

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  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: 3/22/201852
  • Published: Fri 24/06/2022, 9:27 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 07/07/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,242 - £28,176
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Park Barn Day Centre, Park Barn Drive, Guildford, Surrey , Surrey

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