Bank Driver - Gloucestershire OOH

Care UK Primary
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About the Job

Are you passionate about what you do and believe that everyone makes a difference? If so, look no further as this could be the job for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Driver to join the Gloucestershire out of hours (OOH) service on a permanent, full or part time basis. The Gloucestershire OOH service provides advice, information and treatment for NHS patients who become unwell during the out-of-hours period when their own GP surgery is closed. The service is open from 1830 - 0800 Monday to Thursday and from 1830 on Friday to 0800 on Monday which means that there is a requirement to work during these periods of time. The OOH’s operates out of 6 existing primary care centres (PCCs) throughout Gloucestershire, so we can offer you shifts at a location near you! • Gloucester • Cheltenham • Moreton-on-Marsh • Dilke • Stroud • Cirencester Within this job you will be responsible for: • Chauffeuring visiting clinicians to and from the PCCs to patients in their own homes within Gloucestershire • Assisting in our PCCs as a receptionist • Carruing out all driving duties in a safe and legal manner, complying with current driving regulations and the Highway Code. • Ensuring that the car is checked, prepared and serviceable before the start of your shift. • Completing logbooks and personal time sheets • Performing courtesy calls to patients to confirm arrival.

About Care UK

Care UK was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, prison health services, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours and CATS and diagnostic facilities. This means that we provide a greater range of specialist care services than any other organisation in the UK. Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating OOH's, single point of access and referral management. We deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England. We work with the NHS to deliver high quality healthcare services, reducing waiting times and giving the patient a greater level of choice. We also take healthcare services closer to where people live and work – increasing the efficiency and quality of the services we deliver and helping to reduce waiting times. For more information, please visit our website:

The Requirements

In order for you to be considered for the job, as a minimum we are looking for you to: • Have a good general standard of education. • Have previous experience of working as a driver. • Have good IT skills, including keyboard/typing skills • Have a good telephone manner • Have excellent road map reading skills • Have a full UK driving license with no more than 3 points.

Application Process

Once you have pressed apply to this job, you will be contacted within 72 working hours by Ben or Lisa who sit within our recruitment team by phone or email. If you have been shortlisted, the recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager who will in turn arrange an interview with you if they feel that you are suitable for the job.

Additional Information

If you would like to talk to one of our friendly recruiters for further information or for a full, comprehensive job description, please contact Joe Ashton, Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. Care UK is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We currently have bank jobs available. Bank means ad-hoc work, so we can offer you shifts to fit around your lifestyle. Our shifts vary from 5 - 12 hours long and can take place between 1830 - 0800 Monday - Thursday and from 1830 Friday - 08 Monday (24 hours over weekends) We can offer you: • A salary from £8.21 - £12.32 per hour dependent on experience and shifts worked. • 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays • Contributory pension scheme (2-5%) • Regional/national opportunities • Free online and face-to-face training • Cycle to work scheme • Childcare vouchers and online discounts