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Queens Quay House Care Home Clydebank, G82 1QL
£24,018.29 - £25,580.93 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
18 hours per week

Job Description

This is a part time post and the salary will be pro-rata to the number of hours worked.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of Bus Escort based at Queen's Quay Day Centre located in Clydebank. This will be a permanent part time position for 18 hours per week.

The successful candidate will have individual responsibility in accordance with the practice and procedures of the local authority for attending to comfort, security and safety of passengers whilst being transported to and from appropriate establishment. You will be responsible for ensuring the safety, comfort and security of passengers whilst transporting them to and from the appropriate establishment. The main duties of this post include ensuring doors remain closed and passengers remain seated with seatbelts on whilst the vehicle is moving, Uplifting and/or setting down of passengers. You will also be required to provide physical assistance where necessary and the safe storage of medication.

You should be enthusiastic, motivated, courteous and respectful, and possess excellent communication skills. You should also enjoy working with older people.



This post is considered as Regulated Work with Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

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