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PCV Driver (SEND)

Employer
MRJ Associates Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
25 Oct 2021

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Sector
Travel, Leisure & Tourism
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are recruiting on behalf of our client Hackney Learning Trust for Passenger Minibus Driver, split shift paying £15.78 per hour.

Job Purpose:
  • To contribute to the ongoing development and improvement of the service.
  • To comply at all times with all driving and transport regulations and standards set for the
  • service.
  • To adhere to safe working practices and operating requirements, including operation of
  • equipment, handling techniques and passage of clients some of whom have physical and or
  • learning disabilities.
  • To carry out appropriate vehicle checks; reporting faults to the manager, and be responsible
  • for the cleanliness and hygiene of the vehicle.
  • To carry out guide/escort duties as necessary when escort not available.
  • To use aids as appropriate to personally assist clients with physical and/or learning
  • disabilities and to load and unload goods and equipment.
  • To follow scheduled pickup and delivery points and notify office control of problems relating
  • to delays or issues that occur on the journey if they arise.
  • To complete appropriate records.
  • To check the vehicle and its equipment daily for roadworthiness and operational fitness. To
  • be responsible for the health and safety of all passengers and crew.
  • To model the behaviours and the attitudes expected, as set out in the Code of Conduct,
  • Core Values and Organisational beliefs.
  • To assist in the loading and unloading of goods and equipment in/on the vehicle and ensure
  • the loads are secured and protected by the appropriate means for the safe transit when
  • directed.
  • To work unsupervised and on own initiative to overcome any issues which may arise while in
  • charge of a vehicle and passengers.
  • To liaise with parents, teachers and carers as required.
  • To report all accidents and incidents and to complete and verify all relevant documentation
  • relating to these. To administer first aid as appropriate.
  • To operate radio/mobile phone equipment on the vehicle as necessary in the process of carrying out the duties of the post.

Additional:
  • The post holder must at all times carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to our policy, organisation and arrangements for Health and Safety at Work.
  • It is your responsibility to carry out your duties in line with our policy on Equality and Diversity and be sensitive and caring to the needs of others, promoting a positive approach to a harmonious working environment.
  • You must promote and safeguard the welfare of children, young and vulnerable people that you are responsible for or come into contact with.

Requirements:
  • Enhanced DBS (Child & adult)
  • Full clean Driving UK Licence (PCV/D licence)
  • Holder of Driver Certificate of Competence and Digital Tachograph Driver Card

Experience:
  • Must have experience of driving large passenger carrying vehicles
  • Experience of working with passengers with special needs and/or disabilities
  • Experience of operating and safe use of passenger/wheelchair tail lifts.
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