Passenger Assistant (Term Time Only)

  • Lancashire County Council
  • Part Time
  • Skelmersdale
Lancashire County Council

Job Description

| Salary £18,329 per annum | Permanent, Part Time, 15 hours per week | PIT South CWL Passenger Assistants | Pro Rata

Helping the most vulnerable people in our community get to where they need to be each day is what this role is about. Whether they are children with special educational needs or disabilities going to school or older people getting to see their friends at a day centre that is what we do in the Travelcare service. In this role your duties include:-

  • Travel in a private hire vehicle or taxi to assist in the transporting of passengers in a safe, caring manner
  • Providing care duties associated with transport services.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Ensuring that all communication issued by the service is followed and adhered to.
  • Completion of records as required.

The working hours are typically 15 per week on split shifts generally between the hours of 07:00 09:30 and 14:00 17:00 however this may vary slightly depending on routes allocated. Successful candidates will be picked up and dropped off at their home address for each shift if they live in the West Lancs Area. Candidates from outside West Lancashire will need to travel to one of our centres in Skelmersdale for collection.

For an informal discussion please contact Matt Walker: 01695 651 408

In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, found on our website here

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.

This position is part time and term time only, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent, the salary received will be paid on a prorata basis.

This post is a COVID-19 critical post. The successful applicant/s will be required to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and are strongly encouraged to take up the offer of the COVID-19 vaccination.

We do not hold a sponsorship licence and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress.

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

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