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Welcome to Arriva! Come and work at our Heckmondwike depot where you will be the heart of the community! Whether it is getting commuters to work, helping customers with popping to the shops or getting children to school.

We are proud of our customer service and how we support our community, you will be connecting our customers to what matters to them, get to know familiar faces, build relationships and even be the highlight of someone’s day.

Rates of pay:

First 6 months of service - £13.20 per hour.

After 6 months of service - £14.75 per hour.

Hours of work and role:
• 5 out of 7 rotating shift pattern up to 6-8 weeks in advance so you can plan around shifts.
• Mornings starting from 04:00, Afternoons start from 12:00 and Evenings from 18:00 on a rotational basis.
• We cannot offer fixed early, afternoon or evenings separately.
• Overtime available.

• PCV Licence (If you do not have this, please apply to our trainee bus driver role on Indeed.
• You will need to be... over 18 with at least 6 months driving experience.
• No more than 6 points on your licence.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• You will be required to do a drug and alcohol test when you come for a driving assessment. (If you are on any ongoing medication this is fine if we have your doctor’s approval that you are fit to drive our lovely buses)
• Will be required to work weekends depending on your rota; however, you will know in advance which ones you will be working.

• Fantastic career progression opportunities
• Access to the 'Arriva Village', where you can take advantage of store discounts and offers.
• Free bus travel for you and your family (within the same household) if you do not need to use it then you can nominate someone else.
• Group outings and get togethers with other staff that you can join to meet new people.
• Arriva Workplace Pension.
• Enhanced rates.
• Long service awards.
• Access to the mydrive app and road safety scheme where you can get rewarded a £50 voucher monthly for being the top Arriva driver.

This is an excellent time to start your career with us! With in-service pay increases, and not to mention our brilliant Arriva training school; we can offer on-going development, career progression and guidance support throughout your journey with us.

At Arriva we acknowledge the importance of our people's diverse experiences, talents, and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

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Heckmondwike United Kingdom


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