Sunbeam House Services: Relief Bus Driver



Empowering People

Sunbeam House Services provides a range of supports to adults with intellectual disabilities. We aim to empower people with the necessary skills to live full and satisfying lives as equal citizens in their local communities.

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Job Reference Number: CD02.290419

We are currently recruiting for a


6 Month Fixed term Part-time post
(A minimum of 8 hours per month – flexibility is required)
Commencing ASAP

The driver will be responsible for the collection & delivery of the client group from their homes to their day service. This post will involve travelling around Co. Wicklow. Every effort will be made to ensure prior roster notice; however, flexibility is required as relief driver may be required at short notice. Hours may vary from 1 hour to 8 hours per day depending on driving needs of the service.

Morning Start Time: Commence between. 6.30am and 7.30am and finish between 10.00am and 10.30am approx. (depending traffic and bus route).
Afternoon Start Time: Commence between 2.30pm and 3.30pm and finish between 5.30p.m. and 6.30pm (depending on traffic and bus route) approx.
Bus Location: SHS Complex, Vale Road, Arklow, Co. Wicklow.

Applicants must have:

  • Full clean Driving Licence category D or D1.
  • A minimum of 2 years bus driving experience.
  • Training in Bus tail lift operation.
  • Must hold a Driver CPC Qualification Card and be up to date on CPC training modules.
  • Be experienced using both current digital Tacho Driver Card.
  • Experience working with people with complex needs in a variety of different situations.
  • Excellent personal & interpersonal skills & communication skills.
  • An ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team and to keep calm under pressure.
  • Excellent IT skills and report writing skills.
  • Be friendly, approachable and sensitive to the needs of service users


  • Occupational First Aid and Manual Handling.

Salary Scale: Successful candidates will be paid as per the HSE consolidated payscales in line with required qualifications and relevant experience.

To Apply: Please forward your CV and cover letter to and for further information please check out our website

Short listing of candidates will apply. Closing Date for receipt of applications: 5pm Wednesday, 25th September 2019

Sunbeam House Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer


Co Wicklow

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