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Role Ref
VA008193-1
Role
Drivers (Day & Night)
Location
Harrogate, HG2 7LW
Care home
Belmont House
Salary
£12 per Hour
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About the Role

We are looking for x2 drivers to support the care home with transporting staff and residents. Regarding timings we would be looking for someone to do 5:30am till required and a evening driver 18:00 till required. Over time is also available.

 

As a Driver for Maria Mallaband Care Group you will work as part of the caring team, and as such work with other staff to promote and maintain the safety and wellbeing of the Service Users whilst participating in external activities and trips.

  • Demonstrate care and compassion.
  • Able to take the lead where needed and also be a team player.
  • Required to work in a physically and mentally demanding environment.
  • The  Minibus Driver will ideally  hold a clean and valid driving licence D1 unrestricted or PSV Licence
  • Be competent in the ability to carry out the driver’s weekly vehicle checks and basic maintenance
  • Report any vehicle defect, faults and accidents in line with the Company Policy, ensuring all relevant reports are completed and submitted within the required timeframe

 

In return for all of this you will receive a competitive salary package plus:

  • Simply Health – company funded, providing cashback for prescriptions, optical and dental costs 24/7 virtual GP access plus more for you and up to 4 children* 
  • Early Pay – Access to earned pay prior to payday 
  • Benefits platform – discounts across multiple retailers, leisure providers, hospitality etc. 
  • Pension Scheme with Nest 
  • Flexible working patterns 
  • Cycle to work scheme** 
  • Recommend a friend 
  • Service recognition 
  • Training support and development opportunities 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Wellbeing support 
  • Discounted gym membership 

*Benefits require completion of a 12-week probationary period before they can be accessed. 

**Benefit subject to deduction not taking colleague below National Living Wage 

About our home

We believe comfort is the key to creating a home-from-home atmosphere and we pride ourselves on the quality and variety of our facilities and services.

From our comfortable facilities to our individualised person-centred approach to care and well-being, we are passionate about making those staying with us feel at home.

We understand the importance of choice and independence. The care and assistance we offer gives residents the freedom to do as they choose and peace of mind knowing that all the little things are being taken care of.

Whatever your tastes or requirements, we want you to feel at home when staying with us.

Our team are like family

Our talented team members each bring their own personality and passion for care to the home. Staff are committed to delivering care tailored to the individual needs and preferences of each resident. We are here to make life easier.

About us

We’re among the UK’s largest independent care providers, employing thousands of staff in over 80 homes across the country.

Investment in new technology and services is key to our reputation for high-quality care provision, as is our commitment to staff training programmes and our emphasis on progressive career paths.

Our vision is to be the best quality, most highly regarded Care Provider in the United Kingdom, and an employer of choice for care workers.

We truly understand…

That people are unique - this means everyone we care for is one of a kind, so we surround ourselves in their stories and we celebrate their individuality.

The importance of passion - it fills every one of us, it fuels our devotion for the people we care for, and it makes our homes happier.

That honesty is everything - no-one wants to think about the time when a loved one needs care, but we’ll be here to help when that time comes.

That happiness comes with openness - we proactively support new friendships, new discoveries and better ways of living as our residents enter the next chapter in their lives.

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We are only able to accept applicants who have the right to work in the uk and live within a commutable distance to the location of the job role.

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