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Role: Driver & Support Assistant

Hours: 30-35 hrs per week (Monday to Saturday inclusive) at agreed times to cover flexible hours during operating times of 8.00 to 17.00. This will include approximately 4 hrs on a Saturday morning covering ShopMobility in occasion to cover holiday and sickness. Share of on-call cover out of normal hours is also required.

Rate: National Minimum Wage

Main Responsibilities

1)       To drive DialaRide minibuses as required

2)       To operate the telephone booking service and to assist in ShopMobility. Issuing mobility equipment etc

3)       To provide support to members of staff as directed by the Line Manager

In this role you will get the opportunity to drive our adapted accessible minibuses. You will be transporting members of the community of Lincoln to appointments, shopping trips, social events, etc. You will help vulnerable people get out and about and fight against social exclusion. All our DialaRide users must live within a 10-mile radius of Lincoln City Centre, but they can request to travel to anywhere in mainland UK. This is a great opportunity to meet new people and to make a real difference in their lives.

Job Requirements

You must be 25+ and have had a full driving licence for at least 2 years and will need a D1 classification.

You must have at least 2 years’ experience of driving a 3.5tonne vehicle. You will need your own transport to be able to travel to different bus depots.

The role requires a HNC or equivalent.

The successful candidate must be able to work independently, using their initiative and must be able to manage their own time and workload well.

Ideal Candidate

This role does require a caring disposition with a friendly approach, good people skills with a desire to make a positive difference to people’s lives will do great in this role. A full enhanced DBS check is required for this role and a short online Equality, Diversity and Safeguarding Course must be completed.

Job Benefits

Opportunity to progress.

Offers flexibility.

Please send your CV to contact@lincolndialaride.co.uk or hand it into the office.

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Please email us at contact@lincolndialaride.co.uk

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