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  • Ref no: FIF14502
  • Published: 14/8/19
  • Closes: 25/8/19
  • Location: Bankhead Depot, Bankhead Park, Glenrothes, KY7 6GH
  • Salary: £18,302.00 - £20,573.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Work Location: Fife Wide

Interview Date: Monday 30 September 2019

To provide a door-to-door passenger transport services for those who are unable to access main stream public transport due to some form of reduced mobility be it a physical sensory or mental impairment.

Working 36 hours per week on a shift rota system of 5 over 7 7.00am-10.30pm Monday to Sunday. There are various start/finish times with shift length being no more than 7:12hrs.

This is a full time permanent contract.

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

All employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace.  Our ‘How We Work Matters’ behaviour framework contains more information and is available via this link.

Before applying, it is important that you read the ‘Candidate Information’ by clicking on this link. The main Terms and Conditions and employment are available via the same link

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Requirements

Driving a Fife Bus vehicle ensuring passengers are transported safely and comfortably.

Ensuring the vehicle is operated safely and legally at all times being aware of specialist equipment such as the passenger lift, wheelchair clamps etc.

Assisting passengers to and from their door to the vehicle ensuring passengers board and alight safety providing any necessary assistance.

Recording and reporting any comments or complaints made by passengers.

Recording and reporting any traffic incident, accident or damage to the vehicle or equipment and obtain witnesses where possible.

Ensuring the vehicle is kept clean both inside and outside at all times.

Carrying out daily maintenance checks and reporting any faults with the vehicle or equipment in accordance with Service Procedures.

Ensuring all passengers, wheelchairs, scooters, walking aids and any other loose equipment are safely secured in the minibus at all times.

Adhering to Fife Bus Operating Procedures at all times.

Being fully aware of responsibilities as specified within the Council’s ‘Notes to Drivers of Council Vehicles’.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) membership through Disclosure Scotland for both adults and children and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.

The Individual

You should be interested in working with vulnerable adults and children, have a caring and patience manner and be capable of using your own initiative.

In Fife Council how we work matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

  • Take ownership
  • Focus on customers
  • Work together
  • Embrace technology & information
  • Deliver results

For further information, please contact: Angela Hutchison 03451 555 555 Ext: 441761 or Mike McQueen - mike.mcqueen@fife.gov.uk     

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