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Part Time Driver Job 2024

24 x 7 Limited - Northumberland/Tyne & Wear are currently recruiting reliable and caring part time drivers across the Tyne & Wear area to take children or young adults, some with complex needs, to educational facilities or day centre's in cars, 8 seat minibuses or wheelchair accessible vehicles.

We are also recruiting staff in Gateshead, Sunderland, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside as well as in Newcastle.

Please feel free to view the company information on our website at www.24x7ltd.co.uk, where further details of roles, interviews with staff, current vacancies and the opportunity for direct applications are available.

If you are interested and want to apply for the following given below positions and for this job than you can apply for this job as soon as possible this is the best opportunity for you.


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Newcastle upon Tyne


£10.42 an hour

Posted On

12 February 2024



  • Newcastle upon Tyne


Shift Pattern

  • No weekends
  • Monday to Friday
  • Day Shift



  • £10.42 an hour


The Opportunity

  • We have part time driving work available across the whole of Tyne & Wear, the work is term time only ( or every school day ), for both morning and afternoon runs.
  • The work on average is between 12.5 and 22.5 hours per week - we guarantee a minimum of 12.5 hours.
  • This rewarding role is driving children and young adults, some with a range of Special Educational Needs, between home and school or educational centre and mainstream schools/educational facilities. All our work is through contracts with local authorities; therefore our drivers are required to be licensed as Private Hire Taxi Drivers and an Enhanced Child & Adult Workforce DBS certificate is required to be undertaken along with a class 2 Medical, which has to be passed by applicants in order to gain a licence. There is no financial outlay by the prospective applicant, the application for licence is paid for by the company.
  • Further training in Child & Adult Sexual Exploitation and Child & Adult Safeguarding, along with First Aid, is undertaken at the appropriate time. 24x7 Ltd pay to have the certification done and the licences undertaken, so there is no outlay for staff to pay. All staff will undertake Passenger Assistant Training via registered Community Transport Association trainers and a first aid course.
  • About 24 x 7 Limited:
  • 24x7 Limited is a successful family run business, that since 2001 has specialised in special needs (SEN) passenger transport. The company directors have used their many years of experience in passenger transport to design and set up possibly the best and most effective special needs and mainstream transport organisation in the country, which supplies both mainstream and special needs school transport on a contracted basis across the UK.


Overall Purpose of Role

  • Transportation of children or young adults to school, college or day care centres. To work in an effective, safe, flexible manner and support the operational goals of 24x7 Ltd.


Part time driver Responsibilities

  • To drive company supplied vehicles, which includes - cars, 8 seat minibuses and large wheelchair accessible vehicles (all can be driven on a car licence).
  • The company provided vehicle will need to be kept at a safe and convenient location to the driver.
  • Vehicles and fuel cards are provided (both for company work only).
  • To keep vehicle in a clean and tidy manner at all times.
  • Staff must be available both am and pm for all school days throughout the school term.
  • All positions are permanent, but part time


Driver Requirements

  • Full UK driving license held for five years.
  • Good command of the English language.
  • Minimum of 3 years driving experience required (insurers require applicants to be over 25 years of age).
  • DBS Enhanced criminal record check as you will be working with children, young persons and/or vulnerable adults.
  • You should have a friendly and positive attitude, enjoy working with children and be reliable.
  • Ability and willingness to drive various types of vehicles.
  • Previous experience would be beneficial - but not essential.
  • To be sufficiently medically fit to pass a Group 2 medical to comply with licensing standards.
  • Drivers must be able to access to the internet via a smartphone or tablet, as information needs logging onto our online portal for each route, as is the ability for access to emails.                                            


Staff Benefits

  • Term Time Only Work
  • Part Time Hours
  • Permanent Contract
  • Holiday Pay
  • Contributory Pension
  • Training Provided
  • DBS and Private Hire Licence/Badge provided
  • Previous applicants need not apply.
  • Job Type: Part-time
  • Salary: £10.42 per hour
  • Expected hours: 12.5 – 22.5 per week
  • Benefits:
  • Company car
  • Company pension
  • Work from home
  • Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends
  • Application question(s):
  • Can you commit to 2 shifts per day, morning and afternoon for school runs - term time only?
  • You are required to take your annual leave during the school holiday periods, is this acceptable to you?
  • You are required to undertake a private hire licence application through 24x7 Ltd, as although we do not provide a taxi service, it is a legal requirement to hold a Private Hire Licence, are you willing to undertake this requirement?
  • Experience:        
  • Driving: 3 years (required)
  • Licence/Certification:
  • Driving Licence (required)
  • Work Location: On the roadroa
  • Reference ID: NTW T&W PAy

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