Trainee Bus Driver (Part Time) - Black Country


Job Details


West Midlands - Driver

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Part Time


£11.80 - £14.40 once qualified plus up to £1,000 loyalty bonus

Closing Date

31/12/2022 23:45

********* NEW INCREASED PAY RATES *****************

We have increased our rates of pay for drivers in the Black Country, where you can expect to join us on £11.80 per hour after you become a qualified PCV driver.

We have fantastic, part-time opportunities in the Black Country for individuals interested in becoming a qualified Bus Driver, to join our welcoming and talented team.

Our professional in house training team will support and guide you to gain your Passenger Carrying Vehicle licence providing you with a qualification for life!

As a Professional Bus Driver with National Express West Midlands, you will be providing the very best customer service, whilst safely transporting our customers across the West Midlands.

Whether you are at the beginning of your career, looking for a different line of work or simply searching for a new challenge, becoming a National Express Bus Driver may be the right job for you. 

Our current opportunities are in the following garages where our teams can’t wait to welcome you onboard:

  • Walsall
  • West Bromwich
  • Wolverhampton
  • Pensnett 

What you'll need:

  • A valid UK Car Licence
  • A passion to deliver great customer service 
  • To be aged 18 or over

Your Choice:

  • You can choose a range of contracted hours, between 15 and 32 per week
  • You can choose from the following options with varying shift times:
    • Any shift that can start as early as 1pm and finish up to 7pm (a minimum shift length of 3 hours within this time frame)
    • Any shift that can start as early as 4am and finish up to 2am (an approximate shift length of 8 hours with one weekend day minimum within this time frame)

What we offer in return for your hard work and commitment:

  • Paid training at £9.90 per hour, rising to £11.80 once qualified, £12.90 after 2 years of service, £14.40 after 3 years of service
  • Up to a £1,000* joining bonus 
  • A National Express West Midlands bus pass for yourself and your partner
  • Fully paid CPC training
  • Free licence medicals without loss of pay
  • Life assurance
  • Paid annual leave
  • Free nationwide National Express coach travel for you and a nominated person, and 50% discount for friends and family*
  • A smart comfortable uniform
  • A Company pension 
  • Exclusive benefits and savings from thousands of the UK's largest retailers and service providers
  • Free access to our award winning Health Bus; providing free and accessible health checks
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme, which includes free counselling and further support to improve your health and wellbeing
  • An opportunity to take part in our Cycle to work scheme
  • A warm invite to join the National Express Sports and Social Club
  • An opportunity to become a Master Driver

*Terms and conditions apply

Join us on the Journey… and apply today.

Things to note...

At National Express, we are really proud of our health and safety record and as a result, we operate a Drugs and Alcohol Policy which is applicable to all employees.

As part of your initial assessment, we will complete Drug and Alcohol testing and you may be subject to random tests during your employment.



Your place in our world

Operations Supervisor
Trainee Bus Driver (Part Time) - Black Country