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Part Time Driver
Ref: CYG36897

Location
Sheffield Day Services, S13 7PG
Salary
£12.00 Per Hour
Hours
Part Time
Closing date
Friday 2 August 2024

We are looking for a part time driver with a passion for making a difference to others. Helping provide an efficient, safe and reliable transport service for individual in our care.

You’ll be working part time, working 25 hours per week, making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Sheffield Day Services. 

Working hours are Monday to Friday on a split day shift, 5 hours per day (2.5 Hours in the morning and 2.5 Hours in the afternoon).

Sheffield Day Services specialises in supporting individuals with a primary diagnosis of a learning disability, in addition to those with complex health needs, physical disabilities and those with autism. We have a long history of enhancing the quality of life of the individuals who attend the service.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

With us, you’ll have the chance to progress your career in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while being part of an organisation that cares about helping people.

Your day-to-day... 

  • To competently drive the wheelchair accessible vehicles, transporting individuals in our care safely and efficiently
  • To communicate with passengers professionally and sensitively, empathising with those who are in difficult situations
  • To assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicles safely
  • To be the driver for local and day trips and assist colleagues/individuals in our care where necessary
  • To undertake tasks within the unit as delegated by the unit manager

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Strong career progression opportunities 
  • Expert supervision & support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving

You are... 

  • Willing to travel & hold a full valid driving licence - Class D1 Licence essential
  • Previous experience of transporting passengers
  • Previous experience within a Community Transport service
  • Previous experience in driving a minibus
  • Previous experience of working in a health care environment
  • Physically able to assist in the transfer of individuals in our care to and from the vehicles (with aids if required) and clamp the wheelchairs into place
  •  Ability to work as part of a team
  • Friendly, conscientious & an excellent team member with a positive attitude

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Cygnet has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

 

 

 

 

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