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Driver/Passenger Assistants

Posted 6 March by Carefirst Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

CARE FIRST RECRUITMENT LTD has successfully recruited for Drivers and Passenger Assistants for many areas across the Central Bedfordshire. WE ARE NOW EXPANDING AND RECRUITING FOR THE BIGGLESWADE AND HOUGHTON REGIS AREAS.

JOB TITLE: Drivers and/or Passenger Assistants

PAY RATE: £9 to £14 per hour

JOB PURPOSE: To act as Driver/Passenger Asst conveying customers to and from educational and day care facilities.

SHIFTS: Monday to Friday. Split shifts: 7.00/8.00 to 11.30 then 14.00 to 17.00 hrs - LONG TERM

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

To have individual responsibility for customers whilst transporting them and for the appropriate maintenance, care and cleanliness of the vehicle assigned

To assist passengers onto and off the vehicle, which will include handling wheelchairs and using a tail lift where necessary. Collecting and returning customers from their homes to the vehicle, thus providing a door to door service

To liaise with Care Officers and/or Teaching staff in cases that cause concern, or when conditions require attention to the physical and emotional needs of the customer. In emergencies to contact relatives, GPs or Emergency services.

As part of a caring team to assist in social contact with customers as required or directed by Care Officers

To provide reliable and punctual service within the variable road conditions that prevail

To undertake other journeys as required including the collection, loading and delivery of supplies and equipment

To offer a friendly, puntual and safe service

REQUIRED: Category D1 Driving Licence (Drivers only), have a DBS or willingness to apply and have a supportive and caring nature.

Required skills

  • Caring
  • Passenger
  • Supportive
  • Wheelchairs
  • Driving

Reference: 34619846

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