Trainee Private Hire Coach Driver - West Midlands

Birmingham

Job Details

Location

Birmingham - Coach Drivers

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

£9.90 per hour during training, rising to £12.50 per hour

Closing Date

30/09/2022 22:45

We have fantastic opportunities in the West Midlands  for individuals interested in becoming a fully qualified Coach Driver, connecting our customers and being part of providing fantastic customer service that National Express is known for.

Working out of our Aston depot in Birmingham, there will also be a level of flexibility required with regard to travel for start destinations at Walsall and Wolverhampton.

As a Private Hire Coach Driver with National Express you will be providing transport services for day trips, tours and excursions, sports events and corporate shuttle work, along with school trips and private events.

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 Coach Driver may be the right job for you.

What you'll need:

  • A valid manual UK car licence (Category B)
  • An ability to provide outstanding customer service
  • To be aged 21 or over

Our Driver Academy will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to become a full PCV licence holder. Experienced National Express PCV instructors will guide you through the whole process including the driving theory and driving practical exams.

Our extensive training and development programmes include:

  • Full PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) training worth over £3,000 providing you with a qualification for life!
  • Guidance whilst passing all modules of the PCV licence acquisition
  • CPC training and continuous training to ensure you keep your hard earned qualifications
  • Extensive route learning and vehicle familiarisation before you hit the road for the first time
  • Company specific training such as ticket machines, processes, systems, defensive driving techniques and much more
  • Endless opportunities for progression within the business including our award winning Master Driver Programme![1] 

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

  • Paid training at £9.90 per hour, rising to £12.50 once qualified
  • Guaranteed 40 hours of work per week with overtime available
  • Free nationwide National Express coach travel for you and a partner, plus 50% off for up to 4 family members!
  • A smart comfortable uniform
  • Company pension
  • Life assurance
  • Exclusive benefits and savings from thousands of the UK's largest retailers and service providers
  • 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
  • To reward you for your dedication, we offer fantastic long service awards to mark key milestones in your career

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.

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Trainee Private Hire Coach Driver - West Midlands