Mini Bus Driver and Youth Safety Ranger

Suffolk New College
Otley, Ipswich [Suffolk]
£19,272 - £21,222 Per Year, pro rata
28 Jul 2022 14:29
22 Aug 2022 12:00
Further Education
Job Level
Worker / Practitioner
Child Protection / Safeguarding
Contract Type
Term Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Mini Bus Driver and Youth Safety Ranger

Mini Bus Driver and Youth Safety Ranger

37 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

Starting from £19,272 up to £21,222 per annum pro-rata*

Suffolk New College are currently seeking to recruit a Mini Bus Driver and Youth and Safety Ranger to join the College’s Estates & Facilities Department.  This is a multi-functional position working within the Estates and Facilities department and servicing staff and students, primarily at the Suffolk Rural campus.

You will be the driver for the mini-bus shuttle service leaving the Ipswich campus each morning to go to the Suffolk Rural Campus at Otley and returning to Ipswich in the afternoon. The shuttle service is dual purpose transporting students, staff and deliveries, post and parcels between the campuses. In addition, you will undertake Ranger duties to support students and keep them safe at the Suffolk Rural campus.

As a Ranger you will have the ability to relate to young people, showing empathy and offering support as required. You will have the confidence to challenge inappropriate behaviour, manage difficult situations and follow College policy and process.

You will need good communication skills, with a pro-active approach and have level 2 qualifications in maths and English, along with a willingness to be undertake first aid responsibilities and a clean driving licence, ideally with D1 which enables you to drive a mini bus. For insurance purposes, to drive a mini-bus you must be a minimum of 21 years old and have held your driving licence for three years or more. For the right candidate there will be an opportunity to fast track mini-bus training and test.

*Salary based on working 37 hours per week for 38 weeks per year would be starting from £15,871.11 up to £17,477.00 per annum

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Closing date:              Monday 22nd August 2022 at 12 Noon

Interview date:          Week commencing Monday 29th August 2022       

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our on-going commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to short list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet the essential criteria and all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria.  All appointments are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.