- Hours 37.5 hours per week (flexible/Part time hours considered)
- Salary £16,478 FTE
- Closing date Thursday, 31 October 2019
ContactContact address:Name: Stephen PetersEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgTelephone: 01372 841300QEF Independent Living ServicesDorincourtOaklawn RoadLeatherheadSurreyKT22 0BT
To drive the Service vehicles, transporting residents to various activities in the community including local shopping
areas, local colleges, voluntary work placements and medical appointments whilst ensuring their safety.
About the role
Be responsible for ensuring that wheelchairs are safely clamped to provide necessary assistance to enable passengers to board/disembark and to ensure all wheelchair restraint systems are safe and maintained
Take all necessary precautions for the safe transit of passengers and participate in the activity as required
Be responsible for the day-to-day cleanliness and checking of the vehicles for faults and to report to the Facilities Manager any required maintenance and repairs and, where appropriate, arrange for these to be carried out. Liaising with the garages in question on time scales, cost, etc.
Ensure vehicle records are kept up to date in accordance with current legislation/good practice
Liaise with other Departments regarding the coordination of movement of vehicles throughout the Service
Ensure that all relevant information relating to the residents is relayed to appropriate staff members and recorded in accordance with QEF policy and procedures
Full (clean) UK driving licence (including category D1) and at least 2 years driving experience
Able to work as part of the team and on own initiative
Good communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to work flexible and unsociable hours on a rota basis
How to apply
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