Minibus Driver

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 01 August 2021

Salary: £11,284 per annum, based on an FTE £18,135 per annum

Specific Hours: 30 hours per week Term Time only (35 weeks per year)

Minibus Driver

Minibus Driver

30 hours per week

Term Time only (35 weeks per year)


£11,284 per annum, based on an FTE £18,135 per annum


About Us

Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College of Further Education sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to almost 4,000 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University holds Teaching Excellence Framework Gold and has 98% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas. A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.


About the Role


  • You will be working 5 days a week between 06.30 – 09.30 and 15.30 – 18.30 split shift (Monday - Friday)
  • You will be collecting and returning students across the Tri-Counties to a prescribed timetable from our Campus at Hartpury
  • You will be responsible for the safety of passengers, other road users and members of the general public, whilst transporting students to and from Hartpury
  • You will be expected to carry out daily and weekly vehicle checks and any basic cleaning and maintenance as required on the minibus you regularly use.


About You

  • You must be 25 years of age or over and have with a 'D' entitlement on a clean driving licence
  • Being able to demonstrate experience of working in a similar role
  • You will hold a CPC licence, although Hartpury can arrange and fund training, if not already held
  • You will be able to stay calm under pressure and be a good communicator


What we Offer

  • Wellbeing events and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Flexible working opportunities available
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 


Please click here to view the Job Description and Person Specification.



The closing date for receipt of applications is 1st August 2021.


Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Hartpury’s expectation is that all eligible staff will be vaccinated against COVID-19.


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