Trainee Bus Driver (Up to 32hr Part Time) - Coventry

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
10.66 - 10.66 GBP Hourly + GBP10.66 - GBP13.46 once qualified
Posted
27 Sep 2021
Closes
25 Oct 2021
Sector
FMCG
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Join us on the Journey...

We have fantastic opportunities in Coventry for individuals interested in becoming a fully qualified Bus Driver on a part time basis, connecting our customers and being part of providing fantastic customer service that National Express is known for.

Whether you are at the beginning of your career, looking for a different line of work or simply searching for a new challenge, becoming a National Express Bus Driver may be the right job for you. (We also have opportunities for fully qualified PCV Drivers)

We have part-time shifts available for up to 32 hours per week working across Thursday to Sunday.

8 hours per day between 04:00 - 01:00

You can work all 4 days (Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun)

Or you can work 2 out of 4 / 3 out of 4 of the above days to suit your availability

Our Bus Driver Academy will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to become a full PCV licence holder. Experienced National Express PCV instructors will guide you through the whole process including the driving theory and driving practical exams.

Our extensive training and development offerings include:

Full PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) training worth over GBP3,000 providing you with a qualification for life!

Guidance whilst passing all modules of the PCV licence acquisition

CPC training and continuous training to ensure you keep your hard earned qualifications

Extensive route learning and vehicle familiarisation before you hit the road for the first time

Company specific training such as ticket machines, processes, systems, defensive driving techniques and much more

Endless opportunities for progression within the business including our award winning Master Driver Programme!

By joining our Coventry garage you will learn from one of our many and friendly Master Drivers and Driver Training Assessors. As a Part Time Trainee Bus Driver, you will be supported in all parts of the job, preparing you to start your new challenge with National Express. You will learn all necessary driving rules and regulations, health and safety elements of the Bus Driver role as well as how to provide outstanding customer service to our passengers.

What we offer in return for your hard work and commitment:

Paid training at GBP9.50 per hour, rising to GBP10.66 once qualified, GBP11.92 after 2 years of service, GBP13.46 after 5 years of service.

Free Bus travel for you and your partner as well as free nationwide National Express coach travel for you, and 50% off for up to 4 family members!

Great company pension with life assurance included

Paid annual leave entitlement

A variety of deals and discounts via NX online portal including travel, days out, cinema, mobile car and many more

Access to our award winning Health Buzz; providing free and accessible health checks to fit around your schedule

Employee Assistance Programme

Sports and social clubs to join with payment plans available spread across the year as well as discounted gym membership at over 3,000 gyms across the UK

To reward you for your dedication, we offer fantastic long service awards at key milestones

Things to note...

At National Express, we are really proud of our health and safety record and as a result, we operate a Drugs and Alcohol Policy which is applicable to all employees.

As part of your initial assessment, we will complete Drug and Alcohol testing and you may be subject to random tests during your employment.

You may also have experience in the following...

Customer Service, Driver, Driving Licence, HGV, CPC, Passenger Transport, Driving, Delivery Driver, Taxi Driver, Security, Travel, Retail, Customer Care

If the above sounds like a next step in your career, follow our online application process to express your interest