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Various Locations In Scottish Borders, TD6 0SA
£16,873.90 - £17,568.44 per year pro rata
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Grade: 2C
Hourly Rate: £8.74 - £9.10*
Salary: £16,873.90 - 17,568.44 pro rata per annum - Pay Award pending
Contract Duration: Casual/Relief

* Scottish Local Government Living Wage Allowance of £9.90 applies to this post

Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

Interviews for this post will take place on 7th October 2022.

Role Purpose

This is a minibus driving role based from various locations across the Scottish Borders. This is a Zero Hours contract offering driving cover to full time members of staff, our working pattern is between Monday and Friday from the hours of 6:30am-5:30pm, however some evening and weekend work may become available.

Training will include PVG application, Driver Induction, full MIDAS training and route learning prior to deployment.

Following training, opportunities exist for drivers in Full and Part Time work on a variety of school, SAN (Special Assisted Needs) and Commercial bus driving work.

Previous bus driving experience is desirable, however we welcome applicants with a range of work and life experience to apply.


Full manual driving licence with minimum Category D1 - Minibus up to 16 seats.

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 on 07708044781.

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.