Want the chance to use and grow your skills and knowledge while making a difference to society?
Want to be part of a leading organisation which positively impacts on the lives of disabled people across the world?
If so… Leonard Cheshire offers you the chance to become part of a great team!
Leonard Cheshire is the leader in enriching the lives of disabled people. We are the largest disability non-profit organisation in the UK, with around 7,000 employees, and we support more than 20,000 disabled people across our global operations. We honour our past, drawing on our legacy to inspire us for the future. We are in the exciting process of transforming into a modern, relevant and sustainable organisation.
We offer an environment where you can work with great leaders and be part of a team who are passionate making a positive impact on the lives of disabled people. You will have opportunities to learn and grow in your role, building your skills and knowledge in partnership with others.
Location: Copthorne, Crawley (commutable from Horsham, Edenbridge, Redhill and surrounding areas)
Job type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 22.5 hours per week. Occasional evening and weekend work.
Salary: £8.00 per hour / £9,385 for 22.5 hours per week
Closing Date: 31st March 2019
About the role:
You will be responsible for the driving and escort needs of the service, ensuring the safety of passengers and vehicles at all times.
- Driving licence with no endorsements.
- Previous driving experience.
- To be willing to work flexibly in accordance with the needs of the service.
- MiDAS accreditation for appropriate vehicles, suitable training will be required for other vehicles.
- Experience of driving a minibus and / or adapted vehicles will be advantageous for some Services.
- To demonstrate a commitment to Leonard Cheshire’s ethos and values.
Benefits: Fair and competitive pay rates. Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit. Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell, depending on needs (salary sacrifice). Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates. Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice). Access to child-care vouchers (salary sacrifice). Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme. Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
A satisfactory disclosures check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Social Care, Social Worker, Driver, Minibus Driver, Adapted Vehicles, MiDAS, Charity, Disability, Not for Profit, etc.