Community Transport Manager Job Description

Community Transport Manager

Fixed Term 12 Months

£20,000 -  £23,000 (Pro Rata)

32 Hours per Week

The Disability Information Bureau is a resource centre based in Macclesfield where people with disabilities can access a wide range of services which promote independence, improve quality of life and empower disabled people to make choices about the way in which they live their lives. DIB also runs the Shopmobility Service in Macclesfield.

DIB has now secured funding to set up and run Community Transport Scheme whereby we can assist older, disabled and vulnerable people in our community to GP’s or Hospital appointments, and also for things like shopping or meeting Friends in Macclesfield.

We are looking for an experienced manager to set up and run the scheme within Cheshire East.  This role will involve the recruitment of volunteer drivers, in addition to co-ordinating travel to destinations.    The ideal candidate will manage and co-ordinate the Community Transport service alongside the Shopmobility service.       

You will have strong interpersonal skill alongside strong administration skills and be able to build a strong rapport with customers.   You will be excellent at prioritising and managing an assistant and be able learn new systems quickly and ensure quality is always maintained.

You will be confident in developing relationships with external organisations and groups and work flexibility as and when the service requires.   You will manage and co-ordinate the Community Transport service alongside the Shopmobility service.

The successful applicant must undergo a DBS check and supply two references.

 Guaranteed Interview Scheme: 

We guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.  By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence outlined in the job description.

To apply, please call or email to request an application form and job description. The phone number is 01625 501759 and email address is Leanne.Lake@Dibservices.org.uk   Completed application forms should be sent to Leanne Lake, Disability Information Bureau, Pierce Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6ER or by email. All applications must be received by Wednesday 15th May 2019.