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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:
Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Advert

36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, Fixed term to 29 May 2026

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

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

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

Key Activities

  • Responsible for the safe transportation of vulnerable children, 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