DBR03806 Passenger Assistant

Local Government, Public Sector

A developmental opportunity has arisen for a Passenger Assistant. To escort and assist clients with special needs, board and alight vehicles in their daily journey to and from school, center or other destinations as directed by the Passenger Services Team Leader. To manoeuvre clients, with the help of a driver or escort, using the appropriate equipment and techniques, ensuring safe entry, travel and exit of transport at all times. This includes transfers via stairs etc. where reasonable and appropriate to do so.

Qualification – Essential

GCSEs English, Math’s & IT
GNVQ/BTEC/ Health & Social Care or equivalent
Manual Handling

To APPLY for this position candidates MUST possess the following skills and experience
Previous experience of collecting & escorting children or vulnerable adults
Must be able to return journey in the afternoon, at a designated time, essential
Ensuring that children & passengers are safe and secure in the car or vehicle at all times
Experience of manoeuvre in wheelchairs onto minibus using a passenger lift an advantage
Able to ensure safely secured using adapted seatbelts
Experience of using the appropriate equipment and techniques- essential
Able to manage & ensure safe entry, travel and exit of transport at all times
Able to work as part of a team
Must have flexible approach to work
Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
Adhere to health & safety guidelines & protocols
Manual Handling Certificate is essential
Experience of working as a Passenger Assistant will be an advantage
Must be able to work between 7.30-9.30am- 2.30-4.30pm – Monday-Friday
Experience of Working with vulnerable adults and children with different age with differing needs.
Good oral communication skills and ability to communicate well with disabled or disadvantaged Children and Adults
Able to demonstrate empathy for people with special needs
Must be committed and reliable
Registered Enhanced DBS on the update system
Understanding and commitment to the Equal Opportunities policy
Must be able to provide references covering the last 5 years
To apply for this role, candidates need a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Business for this vacancy

Ref: DBR03806
Job Title: Passenger Assistant
Salary: 11.75 per hour PAYE
Location: London
Hours: 20.00 hours per week
Duration: Minimum of three months – Extension on Performance

To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.