How you'll make a difference

In this flexible role, you will work with children who are vulnerable or who have special needs ensuring they receive a safe, relaxed and calm trip to and from school.
 
What will you be doing? 
  • Your main responsibility will be to supervise the children on the vehicle at all times, assisting them on and off the bus, helping them with their seat belts and generally looking after their needs. 
  • You will take primary responsibility for the physical and social care of passengers during the transporting to and from school.
  • In this role, you will need to report any issues affecting any of the children and make sure they are accurately relayed to parents, the school and the Integrated Transport team. 
  • This role also provides opportunities to gain a permanent employment within the service if required.

What we need from you

  • We require you to have the ability to deal with children in a calm, understanding, caring and empathetic manner.
  • You will be physically able to assist children on and off the vehicle where required.
Please note that due to the nature of this role it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post. 

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different

  • We know our team work best when they have balance in their lives and we offer genuine flexibility to help them achieve that work/life balance.
  • We value our staff as individuals, investing in their careers and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps make the greatest long-term difference in work.
  • As part of our benefits package you will receive generous annual leave (pro rata), employee wellbeing support and you will have access to a range of staff discounts, including eye tests, travel, shopping and leisure activities  
  • We recognise that our diverse team of skilled and dedicated people make us a great place to work. We welcome applications from everyone and ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and developed on the basis of their merits and abilities.  
Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here. 
 
  • We're building and shaping communities which people are proud of  
  • We're planning for the future; building and improving the roads, railways, schools, green spaces, and houses.  
  • We’re providing essential services across our communities to ensure they are safe and well maintained.  
We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.  
 
We’re making a difference, be part of it!  
 
This is a variable hours role.
 
For more information please contact Tina Sumner, Client Transport Officer on 01454 863940 or email [email protected]
 
 

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