The Percy Hedley Foundation
£11.21 per hour
As and when required
The Percy Hedley Foundation provides services for a range of young people and adults with physical and other associated difficulties. Our respite services provide weekly residential and respite care for young people and adults.
We require a Minibus Driver to drive the Foundation’s vehicles ranging from cars to 16 seat minibuses. The role consists of taking residents from Jesmond to College in Forest Hall in the morning and returning in the afternoon. The successful candidate will also be required to take students on trips out in the community. Due to the type of vehicle used, the applicant must have a Full UK Driving Licence with D1 entitlement, held for 2 years, with no more than 6 points.
This post is a zero hours contract.
Click here for the job description.
For more information about this role, please contact Tony Dawson:
Phone: 07739 002025
Please click here to complete an application form on our website.
Why Work for Us
Percy Hedley encourages career development and progression. We run a robust training programme and also have development opportunities both within school and across the wider Foundation.
We also offer the following benefits to staff:
- Wellbeing support (including occupational health, physio services and counselling services)
- Contributory Pension Scheme. (Contributions can be matched up to 5%.)
- Induction and ongoing training.
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Access to a rewards scheme designed to save money on shopping
- Cycle to Work Scheme.
Click here for more information on the benefits available: https://www.percyhedley.org.uk/vacancies/staff-benefits/
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances
Please note that this role is classed as regulated activity as it involves working directly with children and/or vulnerable adults. All shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-declaration form prior to interview.
This advert will close at midnight on Sunday 12th March 2023.
The Percy Hedley Foundation
The Percy Hedley Foundation is one of the North East’s largest charities. We provide a wide range of high quality, specialist and personalised care and education to over 1,000 disabled people and their families every year. We meet the needs of disabled people with cerebral palsy, communication impairments, sensory impairments and complex learning, social care and therapeutic needs.
We offer a wide range of services to children, young people and adults. Our education services include Hedley’s Percy Hedley School, Hedley’s Northern Counties School, Hedley’s College, as well as residential and respite care for all ages.Visit School Website