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Relief - Driver

Anglesey

Posted 17/05/2024

£11.78 per hour

Top Reasons to Apply
  1. The Isle of Anglesey County Council (Welsh: Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn) is the local authority for the Isle of Anglesey, a principal area with county status in Wales.
  2. To contribute to the provision of high quality passenger transport for service users by driving vehicles, maintaining records relating to such services, handling cash as required and contributing to the efficient operation of Community Transport.
  3. To escort and provide assistance to service users to ensure their comfort and safety during journeys.
Job Description

Overall Job Purpose:

To contribute to the provision of high quality passenger transport for service users by driving vehicles, maintaining records relating to such services, handling cash as required and contributing to the efficient operation of Community Transport.

To escort and provide assistance to service users to ensure their comfort and safety during journeys.

General: To comply with the local authority’s Corporate Safeguarding Policy and the safeguarding duties and responsibilities which that policy places on every employee, aligning with the core values of the Authority which includes supporting children, adults who may be at risk and their families to keep them safe and healthy.

Principal Accountabilities / Key Tasks:

  • Drive Departmental vehicles as allocated on a day to day basis in order to carry out duties having regard to service users, health, safety and comfort at all times.
  • At all times be responsible for the safe operation of any vehicles that is in use including compliances with all legal requirements and recording of information.
  • Undertake daily and weekly checks of the vehicle and report any defects immediately to the Fleet Services.
  • Report all accidents involving injury to service user or third parties and damage to property or third party vehicles as soon as they occur.
  • Ensure vehicles are maintained in good order and that any vehicle allocated is in a clean and tidy condition at all times.
  • To participate in preventative maintenance tasks as requested by the Fleet Services.
  • Report all breakdown promptly and act on manager’s instructions in order to maintain services.
  • Ensure vehicles are presented and collected from the Fleet Management compound or alternative place of repair/service.
  • To assist with planning and implementation of cost effective transport schedules and rules, taking into account passengers need, traffic conditions, economy and efficiency.
  • Collecting and deliver service users as required, parking the vehicle so that service users can board and alight safety.
  • Be responsible for the safe operation of doors, ramps, steps and lifts that provide access to the vehicle.
  • Ensure that all service users are sitting safely and comfortably in their designated seats before vehicle moves and that seatbelts and safety equipment such as wheelchair restraints are used properly.
  • Required to complete daily record sheets as directed by Môn Community Transport Manager.
  • Responsible for completing mileage log book daily.
  • To wear the Personal Protective clothing at all times in line with Health and Safety regulations.
  • To participate in work related training as requested.
  • To participate in flexibly working arrangement.
  • To contribute to the overall quality of the service by working closely with other members of the team, helping to promote good practice and taking part in staff meetings.
  • Report all incidents involving service users immediately to the manager especially incidents of a service value such as abuse, accidents, illness or falls.
  • To take part in regular supervision meetings and activities to meet agreed learning and develo9pment needs associated with the employment.
  • To promote sound customer care principles in order that service users feel welcomed, safe and protected on all journeys.
  • To maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate.
  • To carry out the duties and responsibilities of the post in compliance with the County Council equal opportunities policies.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the overall function, commensurate with the grading and level of responsibilities of the post.