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D1 Category Driver (Non PCV)

The Role

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth present a unique opportunity to be part of a team who are working together to create a ground-breaking shared staffing structure across both boroughs.

Adults Transport Services provides transport as required for adults with individual needs and disabilities to council run day centres (Woodville Centre at Ham, Sheen Lane and Access Project); respite care in conjunction with The Brokerage Team and any other transport activity as required; including carriage of goods and post.

The service is looking for an experienced D1 Category Driver (Non PCV).

You will need to be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience of assisting frail and vulnerable older people to and from their homes, in entering and becoming seated in a vehicle
  • An understanding and basic knowledge of Health and Safety as it is applied to transporting vulnerable adults.
  • Experience of carrying out vehicle checks
  • To liaise with clients, carers and other relevant agencies.
  • Knowledge of providing transport to vulnerable Adults

For an informal discussion please contact Aderemi Alaka on 020 8891 7650

Important Information:

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Equality Statement

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.

We are pleased to be Disability Confident employer.

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