Bus Driver (Casual)
North Ayrshire Council / Environmental and occupational health inspectors and associates / Scotland
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Role Profile ROLE DEFINITION To ensure the safe transportation of Service Users on North Ayrshire Council transport to and from various venues.   KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Corporate Responsibilities * To undertake individual role in line with the Council’s Strategic Priorities and in compliance with the Council’s corporate policies and procedures. * To undertake any other reasonably required duties as instructed by Management or someone acting on their behalf, in addition to the role specific tasks & responsibilities detailed below. Role Specific Tasks & Responsibilities * Daily Vehicle Checks * Routine Maintenance, e.g. oil, water. * Cleaning of vehicles * To have responsibility in accordance with road legislation and to have joint responsibility in accordance with policies and procedures of the Local Authority for the safe transportation of service users from Social Services and Educational establishments * Transportation of Service Users with learning disabilities and/or complex physical disabilities * Transportation of goods, equipment and personnel * Assisting in the loading and unloading of the vehicle, using where necessary, mechanical aids and completion of associated paperwork * To communicate with parents/carers and staff to pass on any relevant information * To contribute to risk assessments involving the transportation of Service Users To undertake any other duties consistent with the job description as prescribed by senior management in relation to the exigencies of the Service    ESSENTIAL / DESIRABLE CRITERIA

Essential Desirable Evidence Education and Qualifications * 2-3 Standard Grades or equivalent  * PCV Licence holder (Category D)  * Possession of Driver CPC qualification      * Application Form * Interview Experience * Experience of driving passenger carrying vehicles * Experience of working with the general public/ community groups      * Experience of working with Adults with Learning Disabilities and Older People      * Application Form * References * Interview Specialist Knowledge * Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle maintenance checks required for passenger carrying vehicles      * Understanding of the need to communicate effectively with service users and carers      * Application Form * Interview * Pre/Post-Interview Check (if appropriate) Skills and Abilities * Must be able to relate well to older people and also adults with learning disabilities  * Must possess
effective communication skills     * Commitment to providing a high quality service for Service Users and their carers      * Application Form * References * Interview Other * Flexible hours to suit requirements of the service * Required to join the PVG Scheme for this type of regulated work       * Application Form * Interview * Pre/Post-Interview Check (if appropriate) Value Behaviours Focus. We put our customers first We understand the bigger picture

* Provide excellent customer services * Meet and where possible exceed the expectations of internal and external customers. * Understand the performance levels and standards required within our own role and strive to achieve and where possible exceed these. * Know how the work we do fits into the overall performance of the Council. Passion. We take pride in the jobs we do We are ambitious for our community * Take ownership of our own actions and performance. * Reflect on the work we do and consider how it could be improved. * Have a positive impact on the lives of our customers and their communities. * Push the boundaries to help our customers and communities realise their potential. Inspiration. We all look for better ways to deliver our services We achieve the best results together * Find new ways to deliver improvements, efficiencies and value for money. * Embrace change with enthusiasm and creative ideas. * Work together and creatively produce the best outcomes for

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