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Relief Passenger Assistant - £18,562 - £18,933 pro rata (to reflect As & When required basis)
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Job Ref: C/RSE14 | Directorate: Place | Service: Environment & Transport | Location: Smithies Lane Depot, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Working Arrangements: Monday to Friday split shifts

Hours: As and When Required

Salary: £18,562 - £18,933 pro rata to reflect As & When Required basis.



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The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in. If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email  

About the post:

Operating from Smithies Lane Depot during term time only. 

The purpose of the role is to assist with the collection and transportation of Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) to and from their homes and on their journey between home and school in transport determined by the Local Authority, ensuring the comfort, safety and wellbeing of Pupils whilst in their care. 

Some of your day to day tasks will include: 
• checking timetables for pick-ups 
• liaising with schools, carers and families 
• helping service users to and from the vehicle 
• securing passengers, wheelchairs and baggage 
• dealing with emergencies 
• supervising passengers at all times  

If the above description is of interest to you, please take the time to look at the attached ‘Job Profile’ for more information. Full training is provided and no formal qualifications are required.

Previous candidates are invited to apply for these positions. 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form. 

Job Profile: Relief School Escort - Generic Job Profile.doc.doc
Vacancy Exposure Profile: Relief School Escort - Exposure Profile.doc.doc

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Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and welcomes candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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