Minibus Driver

Posted 12 September by Orchard Care Homes

Minibus Driver

Orchard Care Homes - Cherry Trees, S61

Hours - 30 per week

£7.83 per hour

Our support teams enjoy life at the heart of our community

Our support staff are at the heart of each and every one of our homes. They are the people who do the jobs which keep the home running smoothly, from filing to tiling, from driving to drying - roles which are absolutely essential to the wellbeing of our residents, making it a home from home.

Orchard at the Heart of the Community

Orchard Care Homes has been running and managing care homes across the UK for over a decade.

Our Mission: To be the positive choice for resident’s, their families and friends, healthcare professionals and staff.

Our person-centred approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our employees, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes.

It’s the attitude you can bring to Orchard Care Homes that we value, not necessarily your background of working in a care setting. We recruit people with previous experience, and those for whom a job in care environment represents a new beginning. We are looking for enthusiastic people to continue making our homes a rewarding and enjoyable place to live and work.

What you’ll be doing

Transport residents to defined locations in a safe and responsible manner. As this role helps to support and stimulate the well-being of the residents, you will naturally support the role of the activity co-ordinators within the home. It is essential that you maintain up-to-date and accurate records of locations and mileage and report all incidents/accidents promptly to management. You will be responsible for the cleaning of the vehicle in preparation for each journey.

Where you will be working

An area of significant historic note, Kimberworth is mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book, Cherry Trees care home is located in the middle of the community, with good access to the surrounding area.

What you’ll need

Hold a 3-day First Aid certificate or be willing to work towards

MiDAS trained and registered

Friendly, confident, well-presented and customer-focused

Satisfactory DBS Checks

Good communication, administration and organisational skills

Reliable, punctual, self-motivated and a can-do attitude

A caring disposition

To maintain confidentiality

An understanding of old age conditions

Please note Minibus drivers must have a full, unrestricted D1 entitlement on their licence.

What we offer in return

By choosing Orchard Care Homes you are joining a progressive and ambitious group of care homes. We are driven to provide the very best standards of care and quality within our homes, and to recruit the very best nurses in our company. As such we offer a competitive salary and range of benefits including;

  • Ongoing training

  • Career development opportunities

  • Refer a friend scheme

  • Comprehensive induction

  • Perkbox

  • Cost of DBS check paid for by the company

  • Free uniform

Application questions

Are you eligible to work in the UK?
Do you have D1 driving qualificatin?

Reference: 36097837

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