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Compaid is a great place to work, where every day you can see the difference you are making to the lives of those we support.

Our staff, from drivers and passenger assistants, to trainers and care assistants know that we care as much about their health and wellbeing as we do for our service users.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer, encouraging applications to all our roles from disabled people and other under represented groups. We are also an accredited Living Wage employer, and ensure that no member of staff is paid below the National Living Wage as determined each year by the Living Wage Foundation.

All staff receive full induction and training for their role, with regular supervision and annual appraisals to identify further personal and professional development needs.

We are currently recruiting:

Minibus Driver x 2

Immediate start

Based in Paddock Wood, Kent

£19,760/year 40 hours per week Mon – Fri

This is an interesting and varied role driving one of our specially adapted vehicles transporting disabled and other vulnerable people to pre-arranged destinations. Will be required to cover staff absences.

The skills required for this role include:

• the ability to work to agreed schedules,

• confident and adaptable when dealing with disabled people

• able to deal with unexpected situations as they arise.

• excellent communication skills

• calm and patient manner are essential.

To be considered for this role you must have at least 2 years professional driving experience with a clean full UK driving licence including category D1. A Driver CPC Card is preferred but candidates without this may be considered provided they are willing to undertake required training which includes a DVLA mandatory medical.

An enhanced DBS check is required (arranged by Compaid).

A Government approved NEST Pension scheme is offered to all staff and benefits include four weeks paid annual leave.

Closing date for applications is Friday 3rd December 2021

Previous applicants need not apply.

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