Temporary PT Driver – Social Care

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Temporary PT Driver – Social Care
OXFORD
Contract / Temporary

Oxfordshire 5211869

Posted: 5th August 2022 13:55
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  • Pay Rate:

    10.81 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    30 Monday – Friday, 07:00 – 12:00

  • This opening assignment is for 3 - 4 months

  • OXFORD,

    OX3 9JE

What's involved with this role:

Temporary PT Driver – Social Care

Reference no: Oxfordshire 5211869

Enhanced DBS disclosure required

A Driver is required for 25 hours a week, term time only, for school transport around Oxford city area. This job potentially can become permanent.

To transport vulnerable clients with dignity, and in a safe, secure, and caring manner.

To ensure the safety of clients and to actively ensure that all safeguarding procedures are followed and concerns are raised.

Occasionally clients may exhibit difficult behaviour and drivers must be able to sensitively manage these behaviours.

The nature of this post will require flexibility to meet urgent work needs as they arise. This will inevitably entail some work outside normal working hours, shift working or from another depot or work location as required. The job description therefore, is not intended to be exhaustive.

The post holder will be expected to adopt a flexible attitude to the duties which may have to be varied after discussion, subject to the needs of the service and in keeping with the general profile of the post.

 

Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Experience of working with clients with complex needs.
  2. Experience of handling difficult situations where clients with complex behavioural issues are ‘triggered’ and their behaviour needs to be managed.
  3. Age 21+ to comply with mini-bus regulations

  4. IT skills including Microsoft packages

 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. *** D1 driving licence
  6. *** Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document. This could be important
  7. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for

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Job Ref: Oxfordshire 5211869
Temporary PT Driver – Social Care
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: Oxfordshire 5211869
Temporary PT Driver – Social Care
Client Category: Local Authority

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