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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/05/2022.

Driver - Band 3

Job Reference: 323-OWB314

Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Chertsey, Surrey
£21,396 - £22,886 pa inc. HCAS

Our vision at Ashford & St Peter’s is to provide an outstanding experience and outcomes for patients and staff.

There has never been a better time to join us in the NHS at Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We provide acute and planned inpatient and outpatient care for our local community with a strong commitment to staff health and wellbeing. We are committed to providing continuous professional development, staff benefits and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care.

Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Transport Services are looking for enthusiastic and reliable driver to join our busy team within the Transport department.

We drive a variety of vehicles and the department provides services to customers between 06:00 and 22.30 on a 12 week rota shift pattern

The responsibilities of the successful applicant will include carrying out efficient and safe transportation of Passengers, mail, laboratory samples, pharmacy, medical records and stores between hospital sites and other NHS organisations

There will be a requirement to be trained to drive a Passenger Carrying Vehicle (Vocational Licence D required) and be fully compliant with the requirement to hold a full Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC)

You should be reliable, have a responsible and flexible attitude with good organisational skills, and be resourceful, honest, with the commitment and ability to work on your own or as part of a team.

You must have a full clean driving licence.

Full training will be given and uniform provided. Previous experience of driving light commercial vehicles and already holding a PCV licence would be an advantage

The Trust operates a No Smoking policy on all sites and premises which includes work vehicles.

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Staff Benefits

Flexible working: We want all staff to have a good life/work balance and we will support you to have a working pattern that meets your needs and helps us to provide our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients.

We are Ofsted registered day nurseries at Ashford and St Peter’s sites, catering for children from 3 months to 5 years, and half-term play-schemes for primary school age children, open from 8am to 6pm.

We have car parking on all our sites and a new multi-storey car park on the St Peter’s site. We have onsite accommodation in shared flats or houses.

The NHS Pension scheme helps you to build your pension for when you retire. You receive tax relief on the contributions you make while you are working and the Trust makes a financial contribution as well. The NHS pension scheme has benefits that will support you and your family when you retire.

Career pathways: we support our staff to develop their careers and will ensure that you can access support, training and development to progress and fulfil your potential at ASPH

There are a number of staff benefit schemes running to support wellbeing such as salary sacrifice, discount schemes and cycle to work schemes.

ASPH Wellbeing support includes a brand new Wellbeing hub that features an on-site gym as part of the recreation area, offering exercise classes or use of the gym for free following induction, as well as a relaxation area. We have multi-faith centres on both hospital sites.

Find out more by visiting the guide and links that can be found to the right of this advert.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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