Recruitment at Hodgsons Group

We have the following vacancies available, if you wish to apply please complete the Application form.

You can download the Application Form here ... Employment Application Form

FULL TIME TAXI DRIVER

We are looking to recruit a full time taxi driver. The successful applicant should hold a Durham County Council hackney carriage badge. This position will include a shift pattern that will include weekends and nights as well as day shifts, with a guaranteed average of at least 40 hours per week.

PART TIME TAXI DRIVER (SCHOOL RUNS)

We are looking to recruit part time taxi drivers to carry out school runs throughout Teesdale. Approx 15 hours per week, school term time only with extra hours available if requested. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS check and will have held a full driving license for at least 2 years. A Durham county council private hire/hackney carriage badge is required. Assistance with obtaining a badge may be given to suitable candidates. This position would suit a semi-retired individual or to supplement existing employment.

email applications to
taxis@hodgsonsgroup.com
or call us today 01833 630 730

 

FULL TIME COACH DRIVER

We are looking for coach drivers to join our team.

Working from either Barnard Castle or Darlington the role can involve all aspects of coach driving from UK & European Tours, Intercity Express Services, All types Private Hires, Corporate Contracts, Rail Replacement, School Contracts, Swimming Runs, School Sports and basically everything a coach can do.

We understand that not every one wants to do work which keeps them away from home so we are just as willing to hear from drivers who want to start and finish at the depot everyday as well as those who like to work away, the one thing we cant accommodate is drivers who only want tour work even though this can form a large part of some drivers workload.

All of our work is paid hourly, including tours, at the following rates of pay:

£9.75 per hour basic
£0.50 per hour damage free driving bonus
£0.50 per hour Saturday Supplement
£1.00 per hour Sunday/Bank Holiday Supplement

£100 per year mobile phone allowance
Annual CPC training provided in working time so you are paid to train.
If working away from the depot overnight, Evening Meal & Breakfast provided (or cash allowance if not provided)
After 1 years service a 2.5% loyalty increase is applied to the basic hourly rate, with a further 2.5% at 5 years service. This is in addition to inflationary rises.

In return we ask for applicants to hold a valid Category D License, Drivers CPC, be willing to undertake a DBS check and live within a reasonable commuting distance from our depots.

A positive attitude towards customers and colleagues is a must and a willingness to work as part of a team delivering outstanding service to our clients.

PART TIME SCHOOL BUS DRIVER (DARLINGTON)

We are looking to recruit a part time bus/coach driver to work from our Darlington depot. This position would be for approx 20 hours per week, school term time only. We offer an excellent salary, paid weekly. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS check. A full PSV license is a requirement.

PART TIME SCHOOL BUS DRIVER (BARNARD CASTLE)

We are looking to recruit a part time bus/coach driver to work from our Barnard Castle depot. This position would be for approx 20 hours per week, school term time only. We offer an excellent salary, paid weekly. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS check. A full PSV license is a requirement.

PART TIME SCHOOL BUS DRIVER (LEYBURN)

We are looking for a school bus driver to join our team working from our Leyburn outstation.

The position will involve working for approximately one hour in the morning's and again in the afternoon's driving a 33 seat midi coach.

Applicants should hold a valid category D drivers license, Drivers CPC and NYCC DBS clearance.

We can assist with obtaining DBS clearance for the right applicant.

This position will be paid at £50 per day.

FULL TIME or PART TIME SERVICE BUS DRIVER (BARNARD CASTLE)

We are looking for bus drivers to join our team operating our local bus network in Durham, Darlington & North Yorkshire from our depot near Barnard Castle.

Applicants must have a valid category D driving license and drivers CPC and be willing to undertake a DBS check.

All of our work is paid hourly, including tours, at the following rates of pay:

£9.75 per hour basic
£0.50 per hour damage free driving bonus
£0.50 per hour Saturday Supplement
£1.00 per hour Sunday/Bank Holiday Supplement

£100 per year mobile phone allowance
Annual CPC training provided in working time so you are paid to train.
If working away from the depot overnight, Evening Meal & Breakfast provided (or cash allowance if not provided)
After 1 years service a 2.5% loyalty increase is applied to the basic hourly rate, with a further 2.5% at 5 years service. This is in addition to inflationary rises.

there will be no Sunday working required in this position.

Additionally we will provide annual CPC training, a £100 per annum mobile phone allowance & company pension scheme.

We are looking for reliable, friendly drivers who have a positive attitude and take pride in their work.

email applications to
coaches@hodgsonsgroup.com
or call us today 01833 630 730