Minibus Driver/Handy Man Vacancy at the Dove

An advertisement for a Minibus Driver/Handy Man vacancy at the Dove Centre has been posted to Gumtree.

The post advertised is £8 per hour, 35 Hours per week, initially for six months.


The Dove Centre is a social activity centre for the over 50s. We seek to support older people to remain as independent as they can be through a variety of socially inclusive transport, social welfare, activities, hot nutritional meals, health & volunteering opportunities. We also provide a non-profit making accessible minibus hire service for community and voluntary groups in Edinburgh through Dove Transport. We wish to appoint a driver in Edinburgh with the following qualifications:

  • over the age of 30 and have a D1 entitlement on a clean driving license which has been held for at least three years. (Essential)
  • hold a current MiDAS (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme) qualification (preferable but training can be given)
  • able to work flexible hours – there will be some out of hours/weekend work
  • a knowledge of the requirements of people with disabilities
  • a demonstrable commitment to Equal Opportunities
  • good communication and interpersonal skills
  • physically fit to undertake the duties of the job

Closing date: To be confirmed Interview date: To be confirmed

CV’s should be sent to The Dove Centre

This post is for six months initially with a view to a permanent position dependant on funding for the post.


For more information visit the job posting on Gumtree here.

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