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Commercial Logistic Services (CLS) Driver

Job Reference: 195-18-054-LAF

South Central Ambulance Service
195 13 OB CLS Oxford
Oxford City, Oxfordshire
£15,404 to £18,157 pa

South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) is a progressive, innovative and caring NHS Trust. We need employees who can assist with providing an efficient and timely transport delivery service working as part of our commercial services sector. Is this you?


Do you have excellent driving skills and hold a full UK driving licence with a maximum of 3 points for speeding?

Have excellent communication skills?

Have excellent customer service skills?

Have a flexible approach to shift work?

The role……

The position of a CLS driver is to provide an efficient and timely transport delivery service to clients and stakeholders. You will be responsible for ensuring the safe and secure delivery of all packages/persons within the daily schedule. You may be responsible for transporting the following: staff, equipment, medical records, mail, specimens and linens (this is not exhaustive).

In return, we can offer:

Full-time and Bank work

NHS Pension Scheme membership

Annual leave entitlement of 27 days, rising to 33 days after 10 years service.

Opportunities for career development

Continuing professional development

Access to apply for other educational qualifications

Occupational Health support along with an Employee Assistance Program

The small print……

If you demonstrate that you have the qualities and the experience that we are looking for, then you will be contacted to undergo a driving assessment, Highway Code assessment and then an interview.

All successful candidates who are offered the position with us will undertake an occupational health assessment with our occupational department as well as pre-employment references.

You will go through a full mentoring period to enable you to achieve a level of competency that is required to carry out a full range of duties.

You will work a variety of shifts which can start between 06:30 to 00:00, Monday - Friday.

There are more details on the job description and person specification. Please read them both carefully before you apply.

If you have applied within the last 3 months - please refrain from applying to this advert.

We actively support applications from members of the BME community, Former-Services/Forces and Reservists - we are proud to have achieved the Gold award from the Employer Recognition Scheme.

Communications regarding your application will be sent via NHS Jobs to your inbox. Please ensure that you are able to access your inbox on a regularly to check for e-mails relating to your application otherwise this may delay the process (and we don’t want that!)

Please provide e-mail addresses/contact details for your referees so we can contact them easily.

We do require at least three years’ worth of references (with no gaps) from at least two different referees. We require references from all employers within this time-frame, if you do not provide sufficient information in the referencing section of your application form, we will take this information from the Employment History section of your form and will go directly to previous employers via their HR departments. We will only contact your referees after we have offered you a job.

The benefits bits…

The starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum (based on full time hours) plus 8 bank holidays (bank contracts accrue one hour to every nine hours worked).

All employees are automatically enrolled in either the NHS Pensions scheme or NEST.

We operate a comprehensive set of policies.

Employees can take advantage of a number of discounts open to NHS staff. (such as Nandos and Dominos).

Working in the NHS may entitle you to apply for a Key Worker Housing scheme.

We also operate regular staff surveys and our staff are encouraged to develop transferable skills and experience.

We work in partnership with our trade unions.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for the post will be invited for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

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