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Senior School Transport Passenger Assistant
  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PLA/0619/30585
  • Published: Tue 11/06/2019, 14:05 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/06/2019, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 20 hours per week, Term Time Only
  • Salary: £18,795 - £19,171 pro-rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Rutland - Ashwell, Rutland

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Senior School Transport Passenger Assistant

Senior School Transport Passenger Assistant

Places Directorate

Part time 20 hours per week, term time only


Scale 3, Salary £18,795 - £19,171 pro-rata

Who we are… Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto! Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community – we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county.

Who you are… As someone who enjoys and supervising and caring for vulnerable children, you will be able to work split shifts across the day. With strong interpersonal skills enabling you to work with students, their care givers and school staff, you will ensure they travel to and from school safely. Your passengers will include children with special educational needs or disabilities, and you will be responsible for providing care in line with assessed needs during the journey.

What we need from you… Experience of working with children and/or adults with challenging behaviours, clients with medical needs and previous experience of working within roles which required responsibility, high level caring and ownership of duties.

What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, and discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities to name just a few!

We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we really want to hear from you…

What to do now… Please visit our website for a full job description. For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Emma Odabas, Transport Operations Manager on 01572 720923 or email:; or Graham Saunders, Fleet Manager on 07901 744527 or email:

The closing date for applications will be Friday 21 June 2019 and interviews will take place on Tuesday 2nd July and Wednesday 3rd July 2019 – please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: or call 01527 758291.

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.