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Whitehill Service Centre 4 Inchmuir Road Whitehill Industrial Estate Bathgate, EH48 2EP
£25,189 - £27,160 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
20 hours per week


1 x 20 hours, 52.14 weeks per year, fixed term until 29 June 2025

(Information for Internal Staff - Secondment opportunities must be discussed with your current line manager prior to submitting an application for this post).

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

PCV Driver required on an part time basis to support Community Transport Services in delivering a safe transport service to Vulnerable Children and Special Needs Service Users.

Hours for this role are as follows:

20 hours p/w Monday to Friday:    08:05—10:05 Pick up // 14:35—16:35 Drop off

The hourly rate for this post starts at: £13:42 increasing yearly

Key Activities

  • Responsible for the safe transportation of vulnerable children, adults and special needs service users from place of residence to Support centres and Schools within West Lothian
  • Completing vehicle safety checks logging and reporting faults to management team
  • Following safe working practices in relation to your role.
  • Assisting service users in boarding and embarking safely
  • Conversant with correct use of all specialist equipment on the vehicle including tail-lifts/ramps/clamps/restraints/harnesses- training provided.
  • Assisting Passenger Escort in securing passengers using seatbelts and restraining systems
  • Working alongside the Passenger Escort to ensure the needs of the service users are met
  • Any other reasonable duty required by the service

Essential Skills:

  • Current driving license with full PCV cat D Entitlement.
  • Up to date Driver CPC
  • Drivers Digital Tachograph Card.

You will have excellent communication skills and experience of working with children and adults with special needs would be an advantage.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage