Casual / Relief Cover Driver

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/02/2019 23:59
£18,319 pro rata
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
25 Feb
Further Information

Reference: R0000244                                      

Department: Environment and Commercial and Property Services                     

Service Area: Integrated Transport Unit        

Salary: GBP 18,319 pro rata

Contractual Status:  Casual

Please Note

Applicants will no longer be able to use their North East Jobs account to apply. If you are internal to Middlesbrough Council, you will be required to use your Staff Portal credentials to log in. Alternatively, if you are an external applicant, you will need to register as a ‘new user’, and use the log on credentials created for any future applications.

We are looking to recruit Casual / Relief Cover Drivers within our Integrated Transport Unit conveying vulnerable adult and child passengers to and from care facilities, schools, academies and other education sites. 

Our Drivers work in partnership with Passenger Assistants providing a specialist transport service and are the link between parents/carers and service provider staff.  We are seeking applicants that will embed the values of Middlesbrough Council and will be passionate about our service to those whom our service supports.

Our Drivers must ensure that passenger safety and wellbeing is their priority and that transport is a comfortable and happy environment. Many of our passengers have special needs, disabilities or other medical needs.

This post may include the support and assistance to a child and or adult who has SEND and or medical needs. 

Mandatory training is given to all Drivers such as customer excellence, wheel chair security, first aid etc.  Specific training is available to Drivers dependent upon the needs of the individuals they are responsible for.

Other Requirements:

Valid PCV licence category D or D1

CPC holder or willing to work towards achieving qualification by August 2019

Previous experience in PSV bus or coach driving of at least2 years

Good customer service skills

'Can Do', Polite and Friendly attitude


For further information, please contact Ged Faint - Principal Passenger Transport Officer on 01642 353439.

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing Date: Monday 25th February 2019 by 12 midnight

Please note
This job is closed for applications.