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🚐 Vacancy: Academy driver

Bristol City is recruiting a part-time driver for its Academy.

Part-time driver. Salary: £9.50 per hour

  • Do you hold a current, clean and valid driving licence D1 unrestricted or a PCV licence or D1 restricted (car licence obtained prior to 01/01/97) and aged 25+ for insurance purposes?
  • Are you reliable and trustworthy?
  • Can you be flexible and work evenings and weekends as well as days?
  • Do you have a pleasant, patient and helpful personality?

If so, we would like to talk to you…

Bristol City FC Academy has seen a record number of Academy players in our first team squad in the last few years and we are now building our structure for future and continued success. These are our most exciting times and we are looking for committed, exceptional people to join us on our unique journey.

We require drivers to join our Operations Team to transport players (U9-U18) to and from evening training (weekdays) and to fixtures (weekdays & weekends)

Your Main Responsibilities:

  • Driving a BCFC Vehicle or Minibus to transport players to and from training
  • Driving a BCFC Vehicle or Minibus to transport players to and from fixtures
  • Responsible for the Health & Safety, comfort and welfare of players in your care
  • Carrying out daily and weekly vehicle checks and to carry out basic maintenance
  • Report any vehicle defects, faults, incidents and accidents
  • Ensuring the vehicle is in a clean and roadworthy condition before and after use
  • Refuelling vehicles as required
  • Covering for absent colleagues
  • Maintaining company image: working attire should be worn at all times and kept in a clean and tidy condition
  • Working within Health & Safety guidelines and Drivers Code of Conduct
  • To attend Monthly Operations Meetings and one-to-one discussions
  • To possess and develop a working knowledge of Safeguarding children regulations in line with Company policy & procedures

We will give you:

  • Flexible working hours
  • A supportive and progressive environment
  • Complimentary ticket to all Bristol City FC Home league fixtures
  • The opportunity to be part of one of the most unique and exciting organisations in the South West

If this is you please apply in the first instance to Dave Long, Bristol City Transport Manager, 0790 0217866 or email Academy Assistant Secretary niamh.brown@bcfc.co.uk

Note: due to the nature of the role, any job offer is dependent on a CRC (Criminal Records Check) all information will be kept by the Safeguarding Officer in strictest confidence.

Safeguarding Statement:

Bristol City Football Club and Academy are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and may include checks against the Barred Lists, as such it is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) therefore all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared.

Equality Statement:

The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relations hips between all internal and external stakeholders. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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