Minibus Driver / Site Services Assistant

£9.75 per hour
Role type:
Term-Time Only, Part Time
37 hours per week / 39 weeks per year
Contract type:
Term-time only
Closing Date:
Job Details:


The role

We are looking for a new member of our Site Services team at Ullenwood, with split responsibilities between transport and maintenance, with driving being your primary role.

As part of our friendly transport team, you will provide a first-class transport service for our students, adult learners and staff, ensuring the comfort, health and safety and welfare of all passengers. You will also undertake non-passenger journeys as necessary. You will carry out daily maintenance and safety checks, implement basic vehicle maintenance tasks as required and ensure that any faults or problems are reported and rectified.

The role will also involve supporting our Site Services team, including undertaking day-to-day building repairs and assisting with small works projects, such as planned preventative maintenance, upkeep of the grounds, gardens and golf course, and support with general porterage as required.

With previous driving and general maintenance experience, you will be a brilliant problem-solver, an excellent communicator and able to demonstrate a commitment to achieving high levels of customer satisfaction. D1 Driving Licence Category is essential.

Your working hours will be based on a 2 week roster working 8am - 6pm Mon - Thursday one week followed by Tuesday to Friday the following week.

About us

National Star is a growing charity with more than 1,100 staff based in England and Wales. Established more than 50 years ago, we’ve supported hundreds of young people with disabilities to achieve their potential.


Our Golden Hello

It’s motivating to feel valued at work. That’s why all new staff will receive a ‘Golden Hello’ up to the value of £250 for full-time staff (pro-rata for part-time employees) upon successful completion of their probation. 


Staff benefits

Fantastic career development opportunities and comprehensive induction programme - theory and practical

Award-winning training

Use of fitness suite and swimming pool and staff clubs such as badminton, arts & crafts and Zumba

Health Shield medical cover

Life insurance cover

Employee helpline

Contributory pension scheme

Opportunity to purchase a TOTUM discount card

Employee discounts at attractions, high street retailers, supermarkets, utilities and motoring, plus much more

How to apply 

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money.  Alternatively please send your cv to  or call our recruitment department 01242 527631 for further information or an application form. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system please let us know. 

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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