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Join G4S as a Trainee Driver on our new Professional Driver Academy and you will become part of a well-trained, tight knit team providing an essential, cash transportation service to the local community. All you need to have is a valid UK driving licence and good customer service skills to prepare you for a great, long-term driving career with an industry leading company. And you will also earn a great salary and receive excellent benefits!

Successful candidates will train to pass their C1 driving licence test and become a professional driver for G4S Cash Solutions. You will receive local professional training from our partner SP Training through the Urban Driver Apprenticeship model. You will receive a blended learning experience which will include on the job training, eLearning and Tutor led remote sessions.

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive salary
  • C1 licence fully funded by us
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Up to 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (with the option to sell one weeks holiday)
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Paid overtime
  • Enhanced rates for working bank holidays
  • Access to a number of fantastic corporate perks and discounts
  • 39 hours permanent contract with opportunities for overtime for extra income*
  • Flexible working policies and opportunities

G4S is the largest secure solutions company in the world and one of Britain’s top Employers. Our Cash Management Solutions business has expertise in secure logistics and payment services including cash and valuables transportation, cash processing, ATM and cash centre outsourcing, secure storage and retrieval and merchant services.

As a Trainee Driver in our cash transportation team, you will be at the very heart of our operation. Your primary responsibility will be to securely deliver and collect cash to and from customer premises. It’s a highly regulated environment and you will need to be confident working to stringent procedures designed to ensure that our service remains superior and that our customer requirements are met with optimum efficiency.

Once trained, you will join a team of specialist Drivers and be responsible for making scheduled deliveries and collections, within specified time windows, ensuring all work is completed in a timely manner and in accordance with your trip sheet. It’s important that you maintain good, safe and courteous driving behaviour and present a professional appearance by always wearing the company uniform and the relevant safety equipment provided.

So what makes a successful Driver and is this opportunity right for you?

These are new and exciting trainee vacancies which will lead into qualified Driver positions upon successful completion of the academy training. Perhaps you are looking for the chance to retrain and have always wanted to work as a Driver? Are you a van delivery driver keen to work with larger vehicles? These opportunities will suit people from all walks of life who are willing to learn and invest time in retraining. You will also need;

  • to hold a current standard driving licence with less than 6 points
  • to pass a medical assessment prior to appointment (which may include a medical assessment with an occupational health practitioner)
  • to be over 18 years of age
  • to be confident following specific procedures and instructions and be able to work to tight deadlines.
  • to be interested in committing to a formal training program which includes online learning/assessments as well as virtual online classroom sessions in addition to workplace training. It would be useful if you have a laptop or tablet to complete this but if you don’t, one will be be provided.
  • to have achieved a GCSE grade 3/D (or equivalent eg; level 1 Functional Skills) in Maths and English by the end of training. If you don’t already hold a D in these subjects, we can provide Functional Skills support to help you achieve an equivalent qualification (Level 1 Functional Skills)

We also have some specific security criteria that you will need to meet:

  • You must be able to pass a criminal record check as well as a personal credit and ID check.
  • You’ll need to provide 10-year employment/unemployment/educational history that we can check and verify.
  • You will need to be prepared to undergo airport style searches when entering and leaving our premises and be comfortable working within a secure and confined environment.

We’ll provide all the training and support to help you to progress as a key member of a world-class team. And in addition to a culture that believes in promoting from within, we offer up to five weeks’ paid holiday, paid overtime, pension scheme, life assurance, health checks, free uniform, as well as We Care - 24/7 access to online GP, mental health support and virtual wellbeing.

We would love to hear from you if you are interested in becoming a Driver at G4S and would like to gain your C1 licence while receiving on the job training!

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