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Casual Guide Escorts

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Term Time Only
Working Pattern:
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Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/01/2019 23:59
£8.62 per hour
Hours per week:
Casual, Term Time Only
Job Category:
Drivers/Guide Escorts
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Employment Location:
Various, please see advert
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Job details 

Closing date:
13 Jan

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Casual Guide Escort

Summary of Post

Providing support to children whilst using transport to school, you will have a caring nature and enjoy working with children who may have special needs.

These posts are casual and working term time only.

If you are interested in becoming a casual guide escort please contact The Integrated Transport Team on 01454 863929 or email Shaun.Lippiatt@southglos.gov.uk for an application form.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Main Duties

To supervise the passengers while they are on the vehicle.

To take primary responsibility for the physical and social care of passengers during the trip to and from school.

To ensure that issues affecting passengers are relayed to Parents, School and the Integrated Transport Unit, e.g. behavioural problems.

To assist passengers, including wheelchair users, in and out of the vehicle as appropriate.

Selection Criteria

To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form.


Experience of dealing with children.

Ability to deal with children with special needs in a calm, understanding, caring and empathetic manner.

Physically able to assist children on and off the vehicle, including wheelchair users.

Exemplifying the Council's values and behaviours.


Experience of special needs.

Knowledge of relevant Health and Safety Regulations.

Additional Information

If you are interested in becoming a casual guide escort please contact The Integrated Transport Team on 01454 863929 or email Shaun.Lippiatt@southglos.gov.uk for an application form.

These posts are casual and working term time only.


Please note that it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post. This means that you must declare any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings unless these are ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has a confidential checking process for transgender applicants who do not wish to reveal details of their previous identity to the person who has asked them to complete an application form for a DBS check. The contact details are:

Sensitive Applications Team, Customer services, PO Box 165, Liverpool, L69 3JD
Email sensitive@dbs.gsi.gov.uk

Salary: £8.62 per hour

Hours: Casual

Closing Date: 13 January 2019

Vacancy Ref: P9094/837/SS

Our Values

Our staff need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. They must work well with others to reach a common goal and be willing to embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. They must use their initiative to deliver and take responsibility for their performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and must make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services. Our managers are also required to demonstrate effective leadership qualities, shape and manage team plans and motivate their staff to achieve.

Safer Recruitment

South Gloucestershire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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