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Contract: Permanent

Do you want to help older people in your local community? In this role you will be responsible for transporting members of the public between their homes and various locations in the county, safely and politely.

Licensed to drive a large vehicle with a D1 Licence, you will be responsible for ensuring the vehicle is roadworthy and be a good communicator with a responsible, caring approach.

You will need to be able to assist passengers on and off the vehicle including wheelchair users and be able to work unsupervised with a ‘can do’ attitude. To follow pre-prepared routes ensuing timings are kept to schedule and to collect passenger fares and ensure they are banked in accordance with guidelines.

In return we can offer you training where necessary for dealing with vulnerable Adults.



Closing Date : 9th December 2018
Interview Date : 19th December 2018

For an informal discussion please contact Rosemary Johnson or Graham Ewers on 01992 556788.

Additional Information

Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information click here

Application Information

To apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen.

As part of the application you will be prompted to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the PERSON SPECIFICATION area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.

For Candidate Guidance on How to Apply: Click Here

PLEASE NOTE : All questions marked with a * are mandatory question and must be answered – you will not be able to submit your application until all mandatory questions have been answered.

English Fluency:
Please Note:
The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

PLEASE NOTE: AS PART OF THIS ROLE YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO TRAVEL TO VISIT SERVICE USERS OUT IN THE COMMUNITY, EITHER IN THEIR HOMES OR AT OTHER VENUES IN ORDER TO UNDERTAKE ASSESSMENTS. YOU WILL ALSO BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND MEETINGS AT OTHER SITES OTHER THAN YOUR OWN WORK BASE. IN LIGHT OF THIS, REGULAR ACCESS TO A CAR IS REQUIRED FOR THIS ROLE.

Estimated annual salary
$39,191
average
Minimum
$22,083
Maximum
$65,946

TASKS

  • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods.
  • Inspect loads to ensure that cargo is secure.
  • Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.

SKILLS

  • Operation MonitoringWatching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Operation and ControlControlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • Time ManagementManaging one's own time and the time of others.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • MechanicalKnowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • English LanguageKnowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Public Safety and SecurityKnowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.

Hertfordshire County Council

Type

Government

Size

Large

Location

Hertford, England (UK)

Industry

Government/Civil Service/Military

Founded

1889

CEO

John Wood

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