Trainee Coach Driver

  • Job Reference: SWR2480
  • Date Posted: 30 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Grey of Ely
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £25,000 to £31,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Trainee Coach Driver – Greys of Ely, a reputable family owned business providing VIP and luxury coach travel are looking to recruit a Trainee Coach Driver on a permanent basis with both full time and part time (school hours) contracts available. Successful Trainee Coach Driver candidates will be based from our Ely headquarters, with earnings available of £25,000 to £31,000 (plus benefits on successful completion – training rate applies until your license is obtained and a training bond applies for 2 years. 

As a Trainee Coach Driver, you will be providing services for a host of different clients and occasions (no two days are ever the same), including corporate travel, excursions, airport transfers, race days and school trips. You will be expected to maintain high levels of professionalism throughout, offering a friendly, helpful and courteous service to passengers at all times. 

We pride ourselves on our clarity and transparency of work for our Coach Drivers. We have a computerised system in place that our drivers have access to, so they can see what work and hours they are booked for well in advance. 

Skills and attributes required:

  • Training will be provided to complete your category D licence
  • Well organised and reliable individual with a tidy and smart appearance
  • Used to dealing with customers in a friendly and courteous manner
  • Able to cope with sometimes challenging situations, while never losing focus on driving priorities
  • Based from the company’s purpose-built site close to Ely, you should be within easy daily travelling distance and could be living or looking for work in the Ely, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Peterborough or Bury St Edmunds areas 

In return you will be paid on an hourly rate and receive weekly pay with overall earnings equating to £25000 - £31000 per annum on successful completion of your category D licence. We also offer branded uniform, induction training, progression opportunities, annual DQC training plus on-going training, high quality rest room and working environments and working for a company that cares about their staff performing to the best of their ability. 

Various contracts are available to the ideal candidates, with full-time and part-time (school run), permanent positions available. 

We are holders of the prestigious Coach Marque quality standard, and winners of the highly coveted UK Coach Operator of the year 2018 and are constantly striving to bring the customer the very best products and services the industry has to offer. So, if you want to be part of our success please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you. 

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