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Posted: 6 Dec 2019 Closes: 20 Dec 2019
Heatherley - Copthorne
Permanent & Full-time leonard-cheshire/05024

Full time, 37.5 hours per week. Some weekend and evening work required.  1 weekend on and one weekend off.  Ad hoc evening work.   

As a Driver with Leonard Cheshire you will be responsible for the driving and escort needs of the service, ensuring the safety of passengers, providing assistance and consideration to mobility needs. You will also ensure vehicles are maintained in a clean and roadworthy condition, with regular safety checks for oil, water, tyre pressure etc.

You will:

  • Have a driving licence with no endorsements and previous driving experience.
  • Be MiDAS accredited for appropriate vehicles (suitable training will be required for other vehicles).
  • Have experience of driving a minibus and/or adapted vehicles (desirable for some roles).
  • Be willing to work flexibly in accordance with the needs of the service.

Please see the Job Description for further details.

In return we offer a great range of employee schemes and benefits, including generous annual leave, discounts for high street retailers, contributory pension scheme and so much more!

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.

A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post.

Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.


Similar roles: driver, driving, transport, transportation, minibus driver, MiDas, charity, not for profit.

Applicants should have at least a D1:  a minibus driver qualification is preferred.  Applicants are expected to work in the Activities department when not driving. 

Leonard Cheshire

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