Minibus Drivers Required for our CE Scheme (August 2023)

Galway Centre for Independent Living CE Scheme Ltd are looking for Minibus Drivers to join a well-established Accessible Transport Service which runs Monday to Friday for its customers.

Eligibility to participate in CE Schemes is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment for 1 year or more or 18 years and over for certain disadvantaged groups.

Your eligibility will have to be verified by the Department of Social Protection. Further information on Community Employment is available on the following links.

https://www.gov.ie/en/service/412714-community-employment-programme/#how-to-qualify

https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/employment/unemployment-and-redundancy/employment-support-schemes/community-employment-scheme/#0e633d


For the role of Minibus driver, you must be at least 25 years old for insurance reasons and must have either a Full B (Car) or D Driving Licence. Garda Vetting will be required for this position.

Applicants must be friendly, approachable, patient and have good communication skills. You will work as part of a team to deliver a safe, friendly and efficient service.

This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support you in this role and develop your skills for your career.

The role of Minibus Drivers is to transport people with disabilities and mobility impairments across the city and surrounds thereby assisting them to live independently. All routes are preplanned, and scheduling of routes and drivers is well organised for both customers and drivers. All drivers work on a roster, to enable the driver to work fixed hours each week. The roster normally follows 2 days working in a week, followed by 3 days the following week and the cycles repeats.


If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to; supervisor@gcilce.ie