• Bupa
  • Derbyshire, UK
  • 11 Jul, 2022

Job Description

Job description:

Richmond Village Aston on Trent, Richmond Drive, Aston-on-Trent, Derby, DE72 2EA
Providing more than just retirement living, Richmond Villages offer an aspirational lifestyle to our residents and our first-class accommodation requires a first-class service. As a Driver at Richmond Village Aston on Trent, you'll organise and facilitate a daily transport schedule that meets the needs of residents within the village, providing scheduled and on-demand trips such as shopping trips, places of interest and medical appointments.
Working hours and salary
£10.15 per hour
Part Time 20 hours per week
Flexible working opportunities: From term time only, to set days/hours per week - we can offer a range of shift patterns that best fit around your lifestyle. Just let us know what hours you want, and we'll work with you to make sure you get the shift patterns that you're looking for.
What your typical day involves
  • Collecting and delivering items of equipment to and from the village as required using company vehicles
  • Carrying out scheduled checks on company vehicles, ensuring all documentation is in order and that vehicles are cleaned and have an adequate supply of fuel
  • Reporting any vehicle defects and investigating and documenting the findings as required
  • Completing journey logs after each use and monitoring Tax and MOT expiry dates, informing the Administrator near due dates
  • Ensuring vehicles are locked and that alarms are activated when parking
Who we're looking for
As a Driver, it's essential that you hold a full, clean UK driving licence and have experience in a customer focused environment. You're polite and courteous with a can-do approach to your work. Flexible and adaptable, you're a skilled and responsible driver that has an ability to build a trusting relationship with people. First aid trained with previous
experience driving groups of people, using wheelchair restraint systems and vehicle tail-lifts would be advantageous.
What we'll offer you in return
  • Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes
  • Your DBS Check (£44) paid for
  • Access to Wagestream - an app-based service that offers you the choice to be in control of when you access your earnings*
  • NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
  • Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift
  • Paid breaks
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Uniform provided
  • Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments
  • Shopping Discounts (via Xexec)
  • Free flu vaccine
*Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used.
Who we are
Set in the south Derbyshire countryside, Richmond Aston-on-Trent is located in the quintessential English village of Aston-on-Trent. Situated on the River Trent and mentioned in the Doomsday Book, Aston-on-Trent has always been a lively agricultural community. Today, much of the village is now a conservation area and contains many old and fascinating buildings. The village is situated close to the M1 and the A52 making it easily accessible to both the north and south of the country. Close by are Derby, Nottingham and Burton-upon-Trent. Richmond Aston-on-Trent is a purpose-built retirement community in South Derbyshire. Apartments and Suites are available to buy and the Village Care Home provides nursing and residential dementia care.

For over 20 years Richmond have been at the forefront of luxury retirement living. We're proud that we attract the best people and even prouder of how long they stay with us. Having won numerous awards for architecture, landscaping and care, we are now the benchmark for retirement villages in the UK. A totally fresh concept in retirement living, we ensure our residents retain as much independence and choice as possible while helping retain their 'zest for life'.

Richmond Villages is part of Bupa. Bupa is committed to ensuring that every applicant is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely based on personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.
Here you'll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You'll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose - helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.
Please note that we are unable to offer Skilled Worker Visa Sponsorship for this role. Therefore, you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered.