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Relief Driver - Upper Springland

Job details
Job Type:Transport
Job Location:Perth
Service:Upper Springland
Contract Type:Permanent
Salary Details:£8.75 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:21 May 2019
Job Reference:CS190507

About Our Service

Upper Springland aims to enable people with a range of disabilities to lead their lives to the full by accessing specialist facilities and services whilst also using community facilities where appropriate. The service provides 24/7 support to the customer who live on site.

Our aims are to:

  • Support individuals to be empowered and take control of their own lives
  • Support individuals to have choice
  • Enable individuals to access resources, activities and support within Upper Springland and the local community
  • Support individuals to access social work, health, education, employment, and leisure opportunities in order to live their lives to the full.

Do you want to make a real difference to people's lives?

We are currently looking to recruit relief Driver to assist with the safe transportation of our customers. Duties include the safe clamping of wheelchairs and the safe use of our tail lifts in the transportation process.  The role involves lone working.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Competitive Salary
  • Extensive Training provided
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Development and support for SVQ
  • Access to credit union

Key Requirements

  • Experience of working in a similar role and environment is desired
  • A MIDAS qualification would be beneficial
  • Willingness to undertake any personal development opportunities
  • A full UK driving licence and be licensed to drive a minibus. Please note different licence provisions apply depending on when you obtained your driving licence
  • Some knowledge of wheelchairs and the use of tail-lifts, clamping and health and safety is desirable but full training will be provided
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

Disability Confident Employer

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to employing and retaining disabled people; we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job and consider them on their abilities and we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged when applying for and doing their jobs.

Contact Information

For further information please contact the person below quoting reference number CS190507:

Contact Name:                     Admin Team

Contact Email:            

Contact Number:                  01738 632995

General Information

Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications.

Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and as such undertakes to conduct thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.

A copy of Capability Scotland's Equality and Diversity Policy is available on the Intranet or upon request from the HR Department. Capability Scotland, Scottish Charity SC011330.

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