Minibus Driver

coltencare/Winch/84/2100

Number of Positions:
1
Contract Type:
Full Time
Contract Details:
Permanent
Salary:
£11.25 per hour, plus enhancements
Working Hours:
40 hours per week, including occasional weekends
Location:
Winchester and Southampton, Hampshire
Closing Date:
18/08/2022
Job Types:
Business Support
Cluster:
East
Site:
Various homes

It’s more than a possibility

Minibus Driver

40 hours per week, including occasional weekends

£11.25 per hour

Providing transport for our residents across the Hampshire region, with a focus on Winchester and Southampton

 

This is a fabulous opportunity if you enjoy driving and working with older people. Our Minibus Drivers ensure the highest standards of service are delivered to residents on planned excursions. Your polite and professional manner will help residents enjoy their trips and feel safe and secure. You will work closely with the Activity Organisers placing our residents’ health, welfare and interests first at all times. Where no trips are planned, you may be called upon to transfer residents to hospital or other appointments and ensure general maintenance and upkeep of the vehicle.

About You

You must have a valid PCV/PSV licence and be used to driving in a careful and courteous manner. Ideally you will have an understanding of the care home environment and be sensitive to the needs of older people. You are friendly, kind, honest, reassuring and an effective communicator. You share our goal of delivering excellence in person centred care. A good knowledge of the basic servicing requirements of vehicles will be essential. 

About our benefits:

  • We offer truly competitive rates of pay plus excellent enhancements
  • Support with studies and diploma qualifications (depending on job role)
  • Excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support
  • You’ll be trained to the nationally recognised ‘care certificate’ standard
  • We provide fantastic homely environments
  • Work with friendly teams and a great support network of internal professionals
  • Offer real career progression opportunities
  • Reward you for recommending others to work for Colten Care
  • We annually review salaries and hourly pay rates
  • Paid breaks
  • Additional hours / overtime opportunities
  • Hot meals on duty, choose from the daily menu
  • Free uniforms provided
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Background checks at no cost to you

About Us

Colten Care is an expanding family-owned business with 21 beautifully appointed nursing homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex. 

We have 7 homes rated as ‘Outstanding’ with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and we provide luxury residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care.

We are a prestigious, award-winning healthcare provider that champions the latest approach to person-centred care. Each of our homes has a distinct character while retaining that all-important sense of ‘home.’