Driver/Handyperson, Kinnoull Community Day Opportunities PKC07279
£11,157 – £11,989 (21 hours/week)
Gleneagles Road, Perth PH2 0AW
A great opportunity has arisen for a Driver/Handyperson to join the Kinnoull Community Day Opportunities team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take the lead with coordinating and facilitating transport for service users to and from our community based support service. They will also be the responsible person for basic vehicle safety checks, health and safety duties, key holder responsibilities and basic building maintenance including fire checks. The current work pattern is split shifts Monday to Friday 7.45 am – 10.00am and 3pm – 5.00pm, but we may require a flexible approach due to changing service requirements.
Experience of working alongside individuals with learning disabilities, carers and members of the public would be advantageous. Basic Handyperson skills would also be desirable for this post. You must have held a valid UK driving licence for at least 2 years, preferably with D1 entitlement as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross. The successful applicant must undertake MIDAS driver training.
For further information, please contact Jemma Reid (Manager) on 07900156571. Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams following the closing date.
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.
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