Hours: 20 hours per week to include Friday afternoon and evening, Saturday and Sunday during the day and Monday mornings. Various additional shifts are available throughout the week mainly after school finish time and evenings and during school holidays
Contract: Flexible Bank Worker Agreement
Centre 404 is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality support and services to people with learning disabilities and their families in 6 London boroughs.
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced minibus driver with experience of working with people (ideally children) with learning disabilities to join a committed team of professionals at Discovery House, a five bedded house based in Tower Hamlets, providing short break services for young people with autism aged 6-18 years old.
The role will include working with children with a diverse range of support needs, including physical support. All support will be based on core principles of enabling service users to be valued as individuals. The successful candidate will drive the Group minibuses and people carriers to and from various locations in a responsible and competent manner, ensuring the safety of the passengers, other road users, members of the public and the post holder at all times he full job description is attached here.
If you have a D1 allowance on your driving license and are able to drive a minibus or have a D1 allowance and are willing to do a short course to be able to then we would like to hear from you! We are looking for someone who has a lively and pro-active attitude to work and in return, we can offer you a range of training and development opportunities.
If you would like to have a chat about the opportunity, please get in touch with the team at Recruitment@Centre404.org.uk
How to apply: If you are interested in this role, please submit a CV along with a cover statement (either within the email itself or as an attachment) addressing the following: “Tell us more about why you are interested in this role and what you would bring to this post in terms of your knowledge, skills and experience” to Recruitment@Centre404.org.uk. Please ensure that you refer to the job description/person specification in your statement and outline how you meet the criteria. You can find the job description/person specification by clicking here.
We would also appreciate if you could please take the time to complete an applicant diversity survey.
Closing date: 23rd December 2021, although applications will be considered for shortlisting on a rolling basis, and the closing date will be brought forward if a successful candidate is found prior to 23rd December 2021.
Centre 404 is dedicated to staff development and supervision and we will provide a detailed induction and on-going training and support. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.
We are dedicated to providing a meaningful and rewarding work environment, as well as offering a range of perks and benefits for our staff to enjoy; a list of what we have to offer is included here: https://centre404.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Staff-Benefits-and-Perks-Nov-2019.pdf