VACANCY:  DRIVER ESCORT

Headway Birmingham & Solihull is a Brain Injury Charity. Our Team provide support, services and guidance for people with an Acquired Brain Injury enabling them to improve their independence at home and in the community leading to an improved quality of life.

 

Location: Birmingham & Solihull - based at Sutton Coldfield & Moseley occasional cover at Rubery

Salary: starting at £9.80 per hour grade 3 pay spine 1

Hours: 25 hours per week – Monday to Friday 9.30am-2.30pm

Duration: Permanent

Date Posted: 09/06/22

Closing Date: 17/06/22

Duties include: -

  • Assist our clients onto the minibus using the correct procedures and ensuring that client risks are observed when seating.

  • Take responsibility for ensuring that all clients are present for both outward and homeward journeys.

  • Plan journeys and preparation tasks to ensure that arrival/departure times meet activity and other centre requirements.

  • Be responsible for completing the vehicle check sheets and ensuring vehicle safety.

  • Drive the minibus safely and legally at all times/ensure the minibus remains safe, legal and tidy.

  • Stay with clients during the offsite activity and assist with supervision and client participation.

Candidates should be able to drive a minibus, possess a full clean driving licence with D1 Category, ideally experience of working with people with a disability, have a friendly manner, a good sense of humour, neat and clean appearance and be able to exercise calmness, patience and tolerance.

 

The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS disclosure. Disclosure expense to be met by employer.

 

To formally apply, please submit a full CV detailing education and employment to date along with a supporting statement (maximum 2 sides of A4) that clearly outlines your suitability and experience for the role to personnel@headway-bs.org.uk . Please include your interest and motivation in applying for this position. Alternatively, please contact Donna Rowe (Personnel Administrator) on 0121 457 7541 (option 5) or via email at personnel@headway-bs.org.uk  for an application form.