Driver

Self-employment opportunity

Employer Partners in Care
Vacancy type Job: Full - Time
Weekly working hours Monday to Friday and every other weekend – Shift work pattern: 6.15am to 2.00pm and 2.00pm to 10.00pm
Salary £10.00 plus 0.40p per mile
Location Nottingham

1 Chapel Lane Arnold
NG5 7DR
Closing Date 6 February, 2023 at 17:00
Other details A valid driver’s license
  • About the employer
  • Description
  • Partners in Care

    About the Company

     

    PARTNERS IN CARE

    What you can expect:

    To be treated with dignity and respect with the opportunity to progress with a fast-growing company. With every full year's service. one extra days holiday allowance per year, capped at 5 extra days. The opportunity to complete higher NVQ's.

    A management team who are approachable and understand the pressures you face every day.


  • This vacancy is open to applicants who are currently unemployed in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Our funded ESF projects are run by Futures and  partners with the aim of supporting unemployed people into sustainable employment.

     

     

    About the Company

     

    PARTNERS IN CARE

    What you can expect:

    To be treated with dignity and respect with the opportunity to progress with a fast-growing company. With every full year's service. one extra days holiday allowance per year, capped at 5 extra days. The opportunity to complete higher NVQ's.

    A management team who are approachable and understand the pressures you face every day.

     

     

    About the Role

     

    Driver responsibilities include:

    • Driving care staff daily to their destinations
    • Maintaining the vehicle safe and clean

     

    Job brief

    We are looking for a Driver to transport staff in a comfortable, safe and timely manner. Driver responsibilities include arranging regular cleaning and maintenance services for the vehicle, planning each route based on road and traffic conditions.

    Responsibilities

    • Map out driving routes ahead of time to determine the most expedient trip
    • Pick up staff from the place and at the time agreed
    • Listen to traffic and weather reports to stay up-to-date on road conditions
    • Adjust the route to avoid heavy traffic or road constructions, as needed
    • Ensure the car seats are clean and comfortable for all riders
    • Schedule regular car service appointments and report any issues

     

    About You

    Requirements and skills

    • Proven experience as a Driver
    • A valid driver’s license
    • A clean driving record
    • Familiarity with GPS devices
    • Knowledge of area roads and neighbourhoods
    • Availability to Day/Nights plus every other weekend
    • A polite and professional disposition
    • Ability to remain calm in stressful driving situations (e.g. at rush hour)
    • DBS check