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Travel Buddy

  • Location:

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £8.5 - £9.00 per hour + Pension and accrued holiday

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    19/03/19 15:38:00

Job Description

Travel buddy role!

We are recruiting for the role of a Travel Buddy. Our client is based in Leeds and is a nationally recognised service providing exceptional services in care.

As a Travel Buddy, you will be assisting one/two staff members who work for the client with Learning Disabilities when they need to travel for work related purposes. You will be responsible for assisting them in getting their train tickets, getting on the train, helping them find their accommodation, staying with them whilst in the accommodation, assisting meal times, safeguarding and helping in the evening with any issues and general support when needed or asked for.

Dates will be sporadic, but candidates must meet with the client prior to being accepted to give support.

The ideal candidate will have a DBS on the update service or alternatively be willing to pay £46 for a DBS directly through Brook Street Disclosures, be able to provide 2 years references and also provide eligibility to work in the UK - eg driving license, passport and proof of NI.

It is essential you have a minimum of 1 years experience working with Adults with Learning Disabilities or alternatively 6 months experience with an NVQ in a relevant subject, so please only submit your application if you meet this criteria.

The hourly rate will be a generous £8.50-£9.00 per hour with sleep being paid at £9.50 per hour.

You could be expected to travel to London and stay over night, or day trips to places like Manchester or Leeds. You are able to claim back you food and drinks expenses and hotels and trains are pre-paid.

We have a range of benefits working for BS Social Care, including:

- Holiday Pay
- 24/7 Night Service so there is always someone at the other end of the phone
- Employer Pension Contribution
- Flexible working hours
- Temp of The Month Award
- Enhanced rates of pay for bank holidays
- Dedicated Consultants to find you work

In order to be considered for this role, please submit your CV by responding to this advert. If you are successful you will need to attend an Interview in our Bradford City Centre office. If you have any queries please contact Libby on 01274 393050.

Please note, in order to be considered for this role you must meet our criteria. Applicants who apply without the relevant experience will NOT be contacted due to the high volume of applicants.


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