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Trainee Coach Driver - London Victoria

National Express Group PLC
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Travel, Leisure & Tourism
Contract Type
Full Time
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Join us on the Journey...

We have fantastic opportunities in London for individuals interested in becoming a fully qualified Coach Driver connecting our customers and being part of providing the fantastic customer service that National Express is known for.

Whether you are at the beginning of your career, looking for a different line of work or simply searching for a new challenge, becoming a National Express Coach Driver may be the right job for you. Adventure awaits!

We have opportunities available to work at our Wandsworth depot.

Our Driver Training Academy will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to become a full PCV licence holder. Experienced PCV instructors will guide you through the whole process including the driving theory and driving practical exams.

Our extensive training and development offerings include:

Full PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) training worth over £3,000 providing you with a qualifications for life

Free medicals as well as being paid for your time to undertake necessary medicals for CPC renewal

Guidance whilst passing all modules of the PCV licence acquisition

CPC training and continuous training to ensure you keep your hard earned qualifications

Extensive route learning and vehicle familiarisation before you hit the road for the first time

Company specific training such as ticket machines, processes, systems, defensive driving techniques and much more

Endless opportunities for progression within the business

What you'll need...

A Valid Full UK Driving Licence (Category B)

An ability to provide outstanding customer service

A flexible approach to working 4 days on and 2 days off within a variable shift pattern of the following hours:

Ultra Early: (Earliest start time: 00:05 (Midnight) Latest finish: 11:30)

Early: (Earliest start time: 02:20 Latest finish: 14:40)

Day: (Earliest start time: 05:00 Latest finish: 17:50)

Mids: (Earliest start time: 12:00 Latest finish: 00:00)

Lates: (Earliest start time: 14:30 Latest finish: 03:30)

Late Nights: (Earliest start time: 18:30, Latest finish: 07:30)

What we offer in return for your hard work and commitment:

Guaranteed 42 hours of work per week (overtime available)

£14.20 per hour

Free nationwide National Express coach travel for you, and 50% off for up to 4 family members!

Free uniform provided for your role.

Company pension

Paid annual leave

A variety of deals and discounts via NX online portal including travel, days out, cinema, mobile, car and many more

Access to our award winning Health Bus; providing free and accessible health checks to fit around your schedule

Employee Assistance Programme

To reward you for your dedication, we offer fantastic long service awards at key milestones.

Things to note...

At National Express, we are really proud of our health and safety record and as a result, we operate a Drugs and Alcohol Policy which is applicable to all employees.

As part of your initial assessment, we will complete Drug and Alcohol testing and you may be subject to random tests during your employment.

You may also have experience in the following...

Customer Service, Driver, Driving Licence, HGV, CPC, Passenger Transport, Driving, Delivery Driver, Taxi Driver, Security, Travel, Retail, Customer Care

If the above sounds like a next step in your career, follow our online application process to express your interest
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