Driver - Bank

  • Bupa
  • Witney, UK
  • 21 Feb, 2024

Job Description

Requisition Title

 : Driver - Bank

Job Number:

Richmond Witney 
Coral Springs Way Witney
 Oxfordshire OX28 5DG
Location Status : On site
Salary Amount : 11. 85



Job Title: Driver - Bank

Location:Richmond Villages Witney, Coral Springs Way, Witney, OX28 5DG

Salary range: £11. 85 per hours - Paid breaks

Contract: Bank 

Shift Pattern: We will contact you weekly for availability and requirements.  Currently, this could vary from a couple of hours one week to 10 hours the next week. 

We make health happen

Here at Bupa we support those when they need it the most. Richmond Villages are our retirement village provider. They deliver person-centred care, supporting independence and honouring choice to help our residents live their best lives.

You can count on a thorough induction when you start to help you settle into your new role followed by ongoing training and development including access to apprenticeships. This also includes access to our online portal which has a variety of resources to aid personal development & free access LinkedIn's online learning platform.

As a Driver, 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.

You’ll help us make health happen by:

  • 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

Key Skills / Qualifications needed for this role:

As a Driver, it’s essential that you hold a full, clean UK driving licence and have experience in a customer focused environment. Shift pattern will be varied and contact them for availability and requirements. 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.

Because we care for vulnerable people, we’ll need you to complete a DBS check as part of the recruitment process. Bupa will cover the cost of this (£40). In addition, you would need to attend MIDAS training so you are able to drive the company minibuses and complete online training. Bupa will arrange this.

Why Bupa?

We’re a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. Our people are all driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. We make health happen by being brave, caring and responsible in everything we do.

We encourage all of our people to “Be you at Bupa”, we champion diversity, and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve.  That’s why we especially encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. 

As a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly and offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.

Unposting Date

 : Ongoing
Care Home Postcode : OX28 5DG


 : Home Support