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Driver HCC583368

Job Details:

Salary Range: £18,887 - £19,208  pro-rata, per annum (actual salary £10,208 - £10,381 per annum)
Work Location: Romsey & Waterside Day Service, Totton
Hours per week: 20
Contract Type: Temporary for two years initially
Closing Date: 14 August 2022

The Role:

Romsey & Waterside Day Services provides daytime activities for adults with learning and physical disabilities.
As the driver you will be responsible for transporting service users to and from Romsey & Waterside Day Services.  The Day is split into two parts 8am - 10am and 3.30pm - 5-30pm.
You will require a clean driving licence with Category D1 code or equivalent and if successful will be required to complete MIDAS training (minibus driver awareness scheme). Someone with good communication skills and a sense of humour would be ideal.
The Driver will need to be confident dealing with people and be able to manage moving people using a wheelchair, or with mobility issues, and will need to clamp wheelchairs safely in the buses after training. On the job training for routes and responsibilities will be provided, also our comprehensive induction programme will provide all your necessary training.
This role offers the opportunity to work at the heart of Local Government and contribute towards the vision for Hampshire County Council's future. In addition to a competitive salary, we can offer continued support and development as well as a generous benefits package.

Full COVID-19 vaccination status is no longer required as a condition of employment, but being fully vaccinated is strongly encouraged.

Values Based Recruitment

We recruit for attitudes and values in Adults’ Health and Care. We invite you to evidence how you demonstrate the 4 core values we hold in your application.

The 4 core values are:

  • Person Centred: Has a person centred and strengths based approach that empowers service users and carers to live independent lives.
  • Resilience: Successfully manages change and develops and maintains their wellbeing and resilience.
  • Accountable: Takes responsibility for work, actions and development; and acknowledges individual and shared accountability.
  • Works Together: Builds supportive internal and external working relationships through positive communication and constructive feedback.

Additional Information:

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

David Ryder, Team Leader on 02380 862597


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.


We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.



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