We are actively looking for minibus drivers to drive vehicles operated by Priors Court Foundation for the purposes of staff collection and drop-offs, ensuring a punctual, reliable service and taking passenger safety into account at all times.

Multiple shifts available – 5.15am – 7.15am, 12.15pm -2.15pm, 3.45pm – 5.45pm, 9.45pm – 12.45am.

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Key job information:

Salary:

£10 - £12 per hour (Dependent on qualifications and experience)

Hours:

4x 2 hour shifts available approximately:

5.15am – 7.15am

12.15pm -2.15pm

3.45pm – 5.45pm

9.45pm – 12.45am

Multiple shifts can be picked up

Contract type

Permanent (zero hrs)

Job description: Driver Job Description
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About Prior's Court

Prior's Court was set up by Founding Patron Dame Stephanie Shirley, whose vision of a centre of excellence for children with autism became reality with the opening of Prior's Court School in 1999. We have since grown to support around 90 young people with autism aged between 5-25 years with the opening of Prior's Court Young Adult Provision in 2011.

Since opening, our support team has grown from around 20 to 500 and we have built a reputation as a leading edge educational, vocational, and residential facility for young people with autism. We are situated on 50 acres of parkland with various facilities including accommodation for our young people, a school with a wide range of facilities and offices.

The role of Driver

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Estates team at Prior’s Court to support the school to drive vehicles operated by Priors Court Foundation on routes and times determined by the organisation. 

This will involve a pick up/drop off service on an agreed route for staff of the foundation, arriving on time at the correct locations and bringing them to their place of employment promptly and reliably.

Multiple shifts available –5.15am – 7.15am, 12.15pm -2.15pm, 3.45pm – 5.45pm, 9.45pm – 12.45am.

  • To perform the agreed vehicle checks on a regular basis
  • To carry out basic vehicle maintenance daily, including the replenishment of consumables such as windscreen wash or fuel, ensuring that the vehicle is roadworthy prior to each journey
  • To provide a friendly welcome and comfortable journey to new and current staff
  • To maintain logs for mileage and collections times as well as hours worked for payroll purposes
  • To ensure that the vehicle is left secure when unattended

Qualifications / Preferred experience

  • Experience driving mid-size & large vehicles, D1 Licence required
  • A current, clean driving licence without restrictions

Good geographical knowledge of Reading & Newbury

Benefits

Our thorough training and induction programme will ensure you have the support, skills and tools you need to deliver quality care for each young person. Find out more about the career pathways available within our teams.

Learn more about working at Prior's Court including the benefits we offer, our beautiful working environment and more about how you can make a difference as part of the Prior's Court team:

How to apply

Read through the application documents below, then complete an application form. Someone from the recruitment team will be in touch with you within 3 working days. 

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Application links: 
Job description Application form

Policies:
Recruitment policy Safeguarding statement Equal opportunities statement
Documents to prove eligibility to work in the UK Job applicant privacy notice

Contact us about this role

t: 0161 237 8081

e:[email protected]

All positions at the school are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and references. Prior’s Court Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Prior’s Court is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek and embrace differences in thinking, experience, ethnicity, age, gender, faith, personalities and styles.

The different skills, experiences and backgrounds our employees bring to their roles create a workforce as diverse and individual as the young people we support and makes Prior’s Court a special place to work.

We strive for an inclusive environment where employees feel safe, engaged and supported to make a difference.