SLA03653 - Bus Escort - DFF

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Ref no: SLA03653
Closes: Tuesday, 12th December 2017
Published: Tuesday, 5th December 2017
Location: Hamilton Technology Park, Fleet & Environmental Services, 4 Livingstone Boulevard, Blantyre
Rate: £8.74 per hour
Hours: 12.50 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Term Time Part Time
Organisation: South Lanarkshire
Category: Logistics / Distribution
Sub-category: Transport Management / Admin

Job Description

Community & Enterprise Resources

Location: Hamilton Technology Park, 4 Livingstone Boulevard, Blantyre, G72 0BP

Hours: 12.5 hours per week, Term Time

Shift Pattern: 5 days per week between the hours of 7am - 5.30pm (split shifts)

Fixed Term until 31 March 2018 

We are looking to recruit bus escorts within the Fleet Services division of Community & Enterprise Resources. The successful candidates will be able to work closely with children and adults and ensure their safe transportation to premises across South Lanarkshire Council.

This post will involve securing wheelchair passengers and seat belts, liaising with parents, establishments and drivers on issues concerning transportation and assisting individuals with special needs in and out of the vehicle and to and from premises.

South Lanarkshire Council provide excellent terms and conditions.


Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from male applicants.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.
Regulated Work with Children
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

Please refer to click on Code of Practice for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.
Additional information for Internal Applicants – As this is a Fixed Term position, prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager.  In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this internal fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s.

As the application process has changed, we recommend you familiarise yourself with the revised format and content of the form by clicking on the following link to access the applicant user guide.

Applicant User Guide

Applications online

Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourages applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themself to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.


Closing Date: Tuesday 12 December 2017.

See also:

Bus Escort.doc