Relief Fife Bus Driver FIF10408

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Job Description

Contract Type: Casual / Relief

Working Pattern: Variable to cover sickness and/or holidays. Work times generally between: 7.00am - 10.30pm, Monday to Sunday. There are various start/finish times with shift length being no more than 7:12hrs.

Interview Date: Week commencing 4 June 2018

To provide a door-to-door passenger transport services for those who are unable to access main stream public transport due to some form of reduced mobility be it a physical sensory or mental impairment.

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

All employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace.  Our ‘How We Work Matters’ behaviour framework contains more information and is available via this link.

Before applying, it is important that you read the ‘Candidate Information’ by clicking on this link. The main Terms and Conditions and employment are available via the same link.


Driving a Fife Bus vehicle ensuring passengers are transported safely and comfortably.

Ensuring the vehicle is operated safely and legally at all times being aware of specialist equipment such as the passenger lift, wheelchair clamps etc.

Assisting passengers to and from their door to the vehicle ensuring passengers board and alight safety providing any necessary assistance.

Recording and reporting any comments or complaints made by passengers.

Recording and reporting any traffic incident, accident or damage to the vehicle or equipment and obtain witnesses where possible.

Ensuring the vehicle is kept clean both inside and outside at all times.

Carrying out daily maintenance checks and reporting any faults with the vehicle or equipment in accordance with Service Procedures.

Ensuring all passengers, wheelchairs, scooters, walking aids and any other loose equipment are safely secured in the minibus at all times.

Adhering to Fife Bus Operating Procedures at all times.

Being fully aware of responsibilities as specified within the Council’s ‘Notes to Drivers of Council Vehicles’.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme for both adults and children.

We pay the Scottish Local Government Living Wage of £8.51 per hour for this post.

The Individual

You must possess a current driving licence including D1 category. You should have moderate current relevant experience in the field of passenger transport and be interested in working with vulnerable adults and children. You must have a caring and patience manner and be capable of using your own initiative and working flexibly.

For further information, please contact: Angela HutchisonExt:441761 or email:

Reference: 35106779

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