Driver - Weekends

  • Full-time

Company Description

Prior's Court was set up by Founding Patron Dame Stephanie Shirley, whose vision of a centre of excellence for children with autism became reality with the opening of Prior's Court School in 1999. We have since grown to support around 90 young people with complex autism aged between 5-25 years.

Since opening, our support team has grown from around 20 to 500 and we have built a reputation as a cutting edge educational, vocational, and residential facility for young people with autism.

Job Description

  • Up to £15 per hour
  • Variable Contract/ Flexible shifts available
  • Choose from 4.45am – 7.15am, 11.45am -2.15pm, 3.45pm – 6.15pm, 9.45pm – 12.15am
  • UK Driving Licence required, You MUST have a D1 category Licence
  • One Location RG18 9NU
  • Car owner/driver required due to location

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Estates team at Prior’s Court to support the school to drive vehicles operated by Priors Court Foundation on routes and times determined by the organisation.

This will involve a pick up/drop off service on an agreed route for staff of the foundation, arriving on time at the correct locations and bringing them to their place of employment promptly and reliably.

4 shifts available approximately:

4.45am – 7.15am

11.45am -2.15pm

3.45pm – 6.15pm

9.45pm – 12.15am

Multiple shifts can be picked up

  • To perform the agreed vehicle checks on a regular basis
  • To carry out basic vehicle maintenance daily, including the replenishment of consumables such as windscreen wash or fuel, ensuring that the vehicle is roadworthy prior to each journey
  • To provide a friendly welcome and comfortable journey to new and current staff
  • To maintain logs for mileage and collections times as well as hours worked for payroll purposes
  • To ensure that the vehicle is left secure when unattended

We aim to make all staff feel valued and supported with training and a competitive salary along with providing the knowledge and skills needed to do a great job.


  • Experience driving mid-size & large vehicles, Licence required
  • A current, clean driving licence without restrictions (Must have D1 Category Licence)
  • Good geographical knowledge of Basingstoke, Swindon, Oxford, Reading & Newbury

Additional Information

All positions at the school are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, references and receipt of the appropriate Right to Work documents. Prior’s Court Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Prior’s Court is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek and embrace differences in thinking, experience, ethnicity, age, gender, faith, personalities and styles.

The different skills, experiences and backgrounds our employees bring to their roles create a workforce as diverse and individual as the young people we support and makes Prior’s Court a special place to work.

We strive for an inclusive environment where employees feel safe, engaged and supported to make a difference.

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