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Part-time PCV Driver required.

This is not your typical 9-5 job. We are currently looking for a PCV Driver to fill a new part-time vacancy driving on our school transport and private hire contracts.

Duties include:

  • School transport contracts, usually on split am/pm shifts
  • Private hire contracts
  • The applicant may be asked to work additional hours for tour work


  • What/Who we are looking for:
  • Applicants must already hold a full Category D licence - manual preferred - with no restrictions on working for hire or reward (e.g. restriction code 101)
  • Applicants must be able to pass an Enhanced DBS Check due to the nature of the work
  • Applicants must possess a valid CPC
  • Applicants will ideally be flexible with regards to availability
  • Ideally applicants will have their own mode of transport due to the location of the depot and the hours being worked


  • **** PLEASE NOTE: Our Part-time position may often include split am/pm shifts, sometimes with no other duties available between, therefore this position is most suitable for someone local to / within a short commute of our depot in Southsea. ****

    You can express your interest in joining our company by downloading a copy of our application form and sending it to us by post or by completing the below online application form.

    You can also scan your application form and any requested documents and send these by e-mail to HR

    Click here to open and download the application form.

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    Employment and Shifts Required:
    Position being applied for:
    Where did you hear about this vacancy / about the company?
    Current Notice Period: None 1 Week 2 Weeks 1 Month Other
    When would you be able to start:
    If successful, will you also be working for any other employers? (This includes any work you may do on a voluntary basis.) No Yes Please advise how many hours this is and the frequency below.
    Declaration of work/hours to be continued with other employers / voluntary bodies:
    Have you previously worked for Pat's Coaches? Yes No If yes, when?
    What are you looking for: Schools:   Private Hire:   UK Tours:   EU Tours:   Any:
    What hours are you looking for: Schools Only on am/pm split-shifts Min: Max:

    Personal Details:
    Full Name: Title: Forename(s): Surname:
    Home / Correspondence Address (including Post Code):
    Current address on Driving Licence including Post Code (if different to correspondence address):
    Contact Numbers: Home: Mobile:
    Email:
    Date of Birth: National Insurance Number:

    Applications for Drivers Only:
    Before we can offer you a position with Pat's Coaches as a PCV Driver, we need to check that you have the correct entitlements on your driving licence, no restrictions from undertaking work classed as 'for profit or reward' or other licence-related restrictions preventing you from performing the required duties and that you hold a valid Drivers Qualification Card (CPC). (You will also be required to pass an Enhanced DBS Check if you don't currently hold one.)

    To do this you can save a copy of your Licence Summary as per the Check My Licence service provided by DVLA on https://www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence, you can provide us with the 'Check Code' produced through this service or, alternatively, if you have limited access to computer/internet facilities you can provide your consent for our HR department to access this information on your behalf using the information provided in your application form.
    Licence Summary attached: Please note, you will need to submit additional files to HR.

    Licence Check Code Provided:

    Consent to access on my behalf: Please tick the box to acknowledge consent:
    Driving Licence Number:
    Digital Tachograph Card Number:
    Driver Qualification Card (CPC Card) Expiry Date (4b.):



    Eligibility:
    Nationality:
    Are you legally eligible for employment in the UK? Yes: No:
    Do you have proof of eligibility to work in the UK? Yes: No:
    Do you require a Work Permit to work in the UK? Yes: No:
    Are there any restrictions (restrictive covenants) from your current/previous employer which will affect your ability to work for Pat's Coaches? Yes: No:
    As mentioned above, you will be required to pass an Enhanced DBS Check for many of the routes we operate. Please give details of any criminal convictions that you may have (as in accordance with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) and advise us of any obstructions to passing an Enhanced DBS Check that you are aware of:




    References:
    Please provide details for two references, who are not relatives, preferably previous employers and advise if they are contactable prior to offering you a position at Pat's Coaches Ltd.

    If you have worked for Pat's Coaches before, please do not include Managers or current staff members from Pat's Coaches as a reference.
    Reference 1:
    Referee Name
    Position
    Company Name
    Address
    Tel
    Email
    Contactable prior to offer? Yes: No:

    Reference 2:
    Referee Name
    Position
    Company Name
    Address
    Tel
    Email
    Contactable prior to offer? Yes: No:




    Employment History:
    Please provide your employment history, starting with your current or most recent employer. Use a separate sheet for more details of employment if required. Please include your name on all additional sheets - these will need to be sent to us by e-mail: you will receive details of where to send additional documents upon submission.

    Employer 1
    Name of Employer:
    From (Month & Year):
    To (Month & Year):
    Job Title:
    Salary/Wage:
    Address:
    Telephone: Business Type:
    A brief description of your duties:
    Reason for leaving:


    Employer 2
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    From (Month & Year):
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    Salary/Wage:
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    Telephone: Business Type:
    A brief description of your duties:
    Reason for leaving:


    Employer 3
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    Additional Information:
    Please provide any additional information you feel would support your application, or that you think the Company would need to be aware of. Please continue in a separate document if you require additional space - remember to include your name on all additional attachments.
    Additional documents / continuation sheets: Please note, you will need to submit additional files to HR.



    Declaration:

    As per the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the Data Protection Act 2018, I am aware that Pat's Coaches Ltd needs to collect and process certain information about employees and applicants, in order to operate its business and comply with all legal obligations. All reasonable precautions will be taken at all times to protect information against unauthorised use or access.

    If my application is unsuccessful, I am aware that the company will retain my information on file for potential future employment opportunities, in line with their Records Management, Retention and Disposal Policy and no longer than necessary. I am also aware that I retain the right to request removal, update or correction of my information during that period. I can do this by contacting: HR.

    To the best of my knowledge and belief, the information provided on this form is accurate and up to date.

    I consent to the Company retaining this information as per the above declaration.


    Please tick this box to acknowledge the above declaration: