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Casual Academy Minibus Driver (London & Bath)

Part Time – Casual

Southampton Football Club is a Premier League club competing at the highest level of professional football with a culture which promotes respect, unity, accountability, creativity and aspiration – this is The Southampton Way.

We look for people with integrity, compassion and support for those around them; people who take pride in what they do with an honest approach, who embrace a challenge while also being accountable for their decisions; people who have the energy and passion to bring an innovative approach to their role and strive to be different from the rest; people with the aspiration to lead the way and become an example to others.

At Southampton Football Club you’ll be given the platform to work in a vibrant, intelligent and challenging work environment with the potential to develop and become the best at what you do.

We don’t stand still, we are constantly moving forward.

What are the roles?

We have fantastic opportunities in both the areas of Bath and London (separately) to take on experienced drivers to support the day to day running of our world-renowned Academy set ups.

We are looking to recruit experienced drivers for our 9 seater vehicle to transport our London Academy players to and from training and match venues on a casual basis.

Work will largely consist of afternoon/evening and weekend work.

We are looking for experienced drivers for our 9 seater vehicles to transport Bath Academy players to and from training and match venues on a casual basis. A vital part of this role will be transporting players from their homes to and from school which involves early mornings every week day, afternoon and often evening routes as well.

The drivers at both sites will be tasked with transporting Academy players to and from the relevant site to Staplewood (Southampton), host family homes and match venues on a varied basis from various locations within London and Bath in a safe and lawful manner, with full compliance of the Highway Code and other regulations applying to both passenger and minibus transport.

What are we looking for?

The successful candidates must hold clean, valid driver’s licenses and have a recent D4 medical examination report which can be obtained through your GP. Holding the D1 category on your driving license and having completed the CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) would be advantageous but not essential. You must be available to transport as and when needed on a casual basis.

The competencies which are required include:

Experience Essential
• Previous driving experience.

Experience Desirable
• Awareness of child protection.

Qualifications (incl. certifications) Essential
• Hold a clean, valid driver’s licence.
• Recent D4 Medical Examination Report from your GP.

Qualifications (incl. certifications) Desirable
• CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence).
• PCV (passenger carrying vehicle) entitlement (D or D1).

Skills Essential
• Good local knowledge of the area.
• Good communication and listening skills.
• Flexible approach to work and changing schedules.

Please click here for the Bath job description.

Please click here for the London job description.

Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out for this opportunity.

If you are keen to undertake a new exciting challenge, please click here to apply.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 20th November 2016.
Southampton Football Club recognises that the safety and protection of those children and young people in day to day contact with the Club is paramount. The Company is committed to creating a safe culture for all.
Southampton Football Club is an Equal Opportunities Employer