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Senior School Transport Passenger Assistant

  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PLA/0523/30585
  • Published: Tue 23/05/2023, 15:32 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 21/06/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Term Time
  • Hours: 20 hours per week
  • Salary: £11.18 - £11.39 per hour
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Rutland - Oakham, Rutland - Ashwell, Rutland

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Senior School Transport Passenger Assistant

Do you have experience of working with vulnerable young people?  Could you help support students with complex medical needs? We are looking for a Senior Passenger Assistant to work with a student, their care givers and school staff to ensure the student can travel to and from school safely.

 About you…

  • You have experience of working with the public in a caring role
  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • First aid trained
  • You are committed to delivering a high level of customer service to clients and their families
  • Experience of working with clients requiring medical care


As the Senior School Transport Passenger Assistant, your passengers will include children with special educational needs or disabilities, and you will be supported by a Driver during the journey.


About the role…

The Senior School Transport Passenger Assistant is responsible for the following duties:

  • To look after the welfare of passengers from the moment they are collected until the time they are handed over to any acknowledged person on reaching the pre-determined destination
  • To communicate effectively with the parent/carer of passengers regarding alterations of timings or other issues.
  • To alert the driver of the vehicle and other passengers with regard to any transport, safety or care issues arising on the route


 The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The costs for the DBS are paid by us.

The Senior School Transport Passenger Assistant interviews will be held in June/July 2023. Exact date to be confirmed.

Please be advised this could be subject to change, in which case we will give appropriate notice.

We will be reviewing applications on a regular basis and inviting those who meet our essential person specification criteria to interview. If you’re interested in this role, we strongly encourage you to apply without delay.

Our offer to you:

Rutland Council is committed to Flexible Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.

We are committed to supporting and empowering our staff to be the best workers that they can be and Rutland Council is the place you want to be.    Our benefits go beyond the salary – being part of a great team, excellent Local Government Pension, generous annual leave, opportunities to learn and develop your career, and a demonstrable commitment to supporting the health and wellbeing of our staff.

Find out more:

To learn more about working with us visit or if you have any queries about this role please contact Emma Odabas, Interim Senior Transport Manager on 01572 720923 or at

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process, please call us on 01572 758349 or email us at

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.