Minibus Driver

Anglia Ruskin University
June 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£13,233
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Job Category


Vacancy Type


Employment Type

Non standard year

Salary Other

£13,233.31 per annum (£23,152 per annum, pro rata)



Faculty/Prof Service

Estates & Facilities Services

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Closing Date



  • Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 86.27kb)
  • About ARU:

    ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. ARU holds a Gold award for the quality of its education, awarded through the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

    ARU's research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK's Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world leading. We are the largest provider of Nursing, Midwifery, Health and Social Care students in the East of England, and we are also among the UK's leading universities for degree apprenticeship provision, working with hundreds of employers across the UK.

    At our ARU Writtle campus, we specialise in animal, environmental, agricultural and horticultural courses, for learners aged 16 to 18, adult learners, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

    About the Role:

    We have an exciting opportunity to join our friendly transport department. At ARU Writtle, we operate a shuttle bus service catering to students commuting between Chelmsford and our Writtle campus during Further Education term periods.

    As a Minibus Driver, you will provide a friendly and approachable service ensuring students are collected as planned, and that discipline and student safety are maintained during their journey. Hours of work will be Monday to Friday working a split shift collecting and transporting students to Writtle University College in the morning and returning them in the afternoon/evening. Some flexibility may be required, depending on department needs, to enable mandatory training, and to support department requirements.

    It is an essential requirement of this role that you hold a driving licence with a D1 or PSV/PVC category.

    For further information about this post please contact Paul Clarke, our Transport Manager by emailing [email protected]

    It is expected that interviews will take place on 24 June 2024.

    All appointments at ARU Writtle are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Children's Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be obtained from https: // www. service-check.

    This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. https: // www. filtering-guide#can-an-employer-ask-an-individual-to-declare-details-of-all- convictions-and-cautions.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that ARU will carry out online searches as part of the due diligence on short listed candidates.

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    This role does not qualify for visa sponsorship under the point-based system and is therefore only open to applicants with the right to work in the UK.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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