Minibus Driver

learndirect Ltd
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
We are advertising this role for an inspirational and dynamic company, where no two days are the same.
The organisation’s aim is to provide activities, programmes and services that enable others to achieve their personal best.
All members of staff treat each other with respect and courtesy and endeavour to support the whole team in achieving the aims and objectives of the organisation.
All duties are carried out correctly and promptly to assist in the creation of a safer, more effective environment.

The NCS programme sees 16 and 17 year olds meeting other young people from their area, over a four-week period, learning new skills and developing their own social action project alongside local businesses and charities to make a difference to their community.
Over 1,200 young people from Hampshire completed the life-changing NCS programme in 2016.
Through the NCS programme, enables participants to develop the skills and attitudes they need to become more engaged with their communities and grow into active and responsible citizens.


To safely transport young people to and from NCS workshops, home residential and social action community engagements across Hampshire.


Duties and responsibilties
• Driving a 17 seater vehicle
• Be responsible for the safety, comfort and welfare of the young people
• To have regard at all times for the safety of passengers, ensuring
seatbelts are worn
• Carry out driver’s daily vehicle checks
• Report any vehicle defects, faults, incidents and accidents to NCS
Operations Manager
• Ensure the vehicle is in a clean and roadworthy condition before and
after use
• To record and monitor mileage for each day
• Refuel vehicles as required
• Maintain and help to promote a good company image
• Work within health and safety guidelines
• Transport young people to various venues across Hampshire
• To assist passengers in boarding and alighting the vehicle when

Person Specification
• Experience of driving a 17 seater vehicle desirable
• Ability to communicate with a range of young people and staff
• Patient manner
• Reliable and trustworthy
• Courteous at all times to young people, staff, pedestrians and other
road users
• Punctual and professional and set a good example to young people in
our care

Experience, skills & knowledge
• Clean driving licence
• Valid D1 category entitlement on driving licence is desirable
• 21 years of age or over
• Competent to undertake daily vehicle checks


This role is dependent upon the outcome of an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


The content of this job description represents an outline of the post only and is therefore not a precise catalogue of duties and responsibilities. The job description is therefore intended to be flexible and is subject to review and amendment in the light of changing circumstances, following consultation with the post holder