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Trainee Bus Driver

Adderley Green

£11.80 to £12.60 per hour

38 hours, FT

We love welcoming new and experienced Bus Drivers to our team in Adderley Green 

Join us as a Trainee and you will earn:

As a Trainee bus driver, you will be earning £11.80 per hour for 6 months and, £12.60 per hour after 6 months plus additional enhancements for rest day work.

You will be contracted to 38 hours per week on a permanent basis.

On top of your salary, there are some brilliant benefits. Our package helps your weekly wage go further, while providing long-term financial security.

The benefits package adds a lot of extra value to the salary:

  • First Xclusives discount scheme: You and your family & friends can benefit from over 3,000 offers on high street & leisure brands such as: Asda, Sainsbury's, H&M, ODEON
  • Free travel on our buses for you and your family
  • £6 all-day train travel for you and your family on Great Western Railway, South Western Railway, Avanti, Trans Pennine Express, Hull Trains
  • Free onsite parking + cycle to work scheme
  • Up to 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme + chance to buy discounted First Group shares

Don't worry if you've never driven anything bigger than a car before. We provide top-class training on our modern, automatic buses. With the guidance of our instructors, you'll soon be confident on bustling high streets, narrow back streets, busy roundabouts and rush-hour ring roads.  

Info for trainees

The minimum age is 18, with at least 6 months' driving experience. Don't worry if you've never driven anything bigger than a car before. We provide top-class training on our modern, automatic buses.

Bus driving is a rewarding career. You'll be providing a service that customers value and rely on. Getting to work or school. Doctor's appointments. Visiting Nan. Popping to the shops. Heading into town. The journey home. Bus drivers are key workers who keep everyday life moving for local communities.

You'll be out on the road, working on your own initiative. At the same time, you will be part of a close-knit driving team, who look out for each other. Every day brings something different. You'll meet some amazing people along the way.

We'll be there for you, because you're there for us        

We put a big focus on physical and mental wellbeing at First Bus. We recognise that anyone can be affected by the stresses and strains of work, or life outside it. You'll find a range of health-promotion initiatives, and you'll have 24/7 access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme.

What we're looking for

If you're a patient, safe driver with good people skills, you're the perfect fit for our driving team.

  • Trainees need a full UK driving licence (with no more than 6 points)
  • Experienced drivers require a PCV licence
  • All drivers need the flexibility to work a variety of shifts, including early mornings, evenings and weekends
  • You must live within South Yorkshire to be considered for this role, please only apply if you intend to work out of ourDoncaster depot.

Welcome to First Bus

Hello. We're one of the country's largest bus operators – and we've launched the driving careers of thousands of people across the UK. You will be joining a forward-looking business at the forefront of bus technology. From mobile apps to carbon-friendly buses, we're leading the way. 

Please apply now. We look forward to receiving you application.

Public transport serves everyone, whatever their differences. At First Bus, we want to be an employer open to you, no matter what your differences are. We aspire to be an inclusive organisation because diverse backgrounds, thinking and experiences bring so many benefits to our customers, communities and people. We welcome applications from all.

 


 
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Location
UK Bus - Adderley Green
Dividy Road, Adderley Green, Staffordshire, England, ST3 5YY
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  • Ref:
    018896
  • Company:
    First Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Bus Driver
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
    38
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Adderley Green
  • Salary:
    £11.80
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