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Bus Driver (Trainee or Qualified)

Part Time Bus Drivers Needed!

Do you work in care industry, retail or customer service? Bus driving may provide the independence, flexibility and benefits you are looking for!


GREAT Part time opportunity --- Work a few shifts a week, mainly driving our Uni Buses, with opportunities for more hours if wanted, covering our core weekend work Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Shifts will be between 7.5 -13 hours.

Hours to be discussed at interview and the salary is £11.22 per hour and £12.00 per hour Saturday and Sunday.


We will Train you - join us as a trainee bus driver and we'll provide you with excellent training and help you get your PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) licence. You'll also be well rewarded and receive all the support you need to reach your full potential, plus you will receive a free bus pass when you start, if you are a University student this will save you nearly £800 a year, how good is that!


Please note that the training takes 6 weeks and you must be free for a 6 week training period to qualify.


If you are Friendly, helpful and reliable, a good communicator who gets on well with people, come and join us as a bus driver and get yourself that very sought after PCV licence.  You'll need to be is 18 and have a full UK driving licence with no more than 3 points (you will need to have held a driving licence for 6 months).


You can also apply if you are a Qualified Driver


Once you've completed your probation period, you'll enjoy fantastic benefits:

  • Free travel - On our buses
  • Discounted travel for you and your family on the trains (GWR, TPE, Hull Trains) and your family & friends will also benefit from cheap bus travel. For £6 per day you can take the train all the way to London and back!
  • First Xclusives - Discounts on First UK rail and bus and over 3,000 offers on goods and services for you, your family and friends
  • Share in our success – Buy discounted shares in First
  • Pension – You'll automatically join our scheme and start building a pension pot
  • Free life assurance – For all members of our pension scheme.


About us

At First Bus in Bath, we have a team of approx. 300 staff who transport over 270,000 customers per week in and around Bath.

The Georgian UNESCO World Heritage City has a large diversity of local people with a growing community of students and is renowned our Art, Culture and History. We have a wealth of tourists visiting from all over the world and we are there to take them to their destination.

Operating out of our bus depot right in the middle of the Bath city centre you could be taking customers to our National Trust's Prior Park, the Roman Baths, the shopping centre or to one of the many historical buildings we have within our city!

If you want to be part of our vision in ‘keeping people moving and communities prospering' we would love to hear from you!

Please be aware that we are unable to accept applications from candidates who live in Swindon unless you are willing to relocate. Due to the time to travel (especially during rush hour) and the shift work that this position requires it would not be suitable.