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Various Locations In Scottish Borders, TD6 0SA
£12 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: 2C
Hourly Rate: £10.87 - £11.23*
Salary: £20,983.47 - £21,678.01 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

*Living Wage Allowance of £12.00 applies to this post

Interviews will be held 5 July 2024

Role Purposes

Bus Driver – Kelso Services

This is a minibus driving role based in Newtown St Boswells to provide commercial service routes in the Kelso area. Please note several positions are currently available.

Our operations are between Monday and Saturday from the hours of 6:00am-19:00pm.

This is a 37 hour per week contract and candidates will be expected to join a rota of drivers working 3 or 4 days out of 6 each week. The contract is ongoing for 12 months of the year.

Drivers will be expected to operate school bus services as well as commercial bus routes.

Training will include PVG application, Driver Induction, full MIDAS training and route learning prior to deployment. D licence holders with previous experience in public service work are preferred.

If this position is of interest we would welcome your application, for any questions please contact:

Dan Cathcart Operations Manager

SBC Passenger Transport


Full manual driving licence with minimum Category D1

A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post.

* If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Dan Cathcart by telephone on 07708044781 or by email at

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.

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  • Scottish Living Wage