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PCV Bus Driver - job post

581 reviews
£15 - £17 an hour - Full-time

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  • £15 - £17 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability
  • Rotating shift
  • Monday to Friday



Pulled from the full job description

  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Shuttle service provided

Full job description

Welcome to Arriva! Come and work at our Thurmaston depot where you will be the heart of the community! Whether it is getting commuters to work, helping customers with popping to the shops or getting children to school.

We are proud of our customer service and how we support our community, you will be connecting our customers to what matters to them, get to know familiar faces, build relationships and even be the highlight of someone’s day.

Rates of pay:

Monday to Friday - £15.00 per hour.

Saturday - £16.00 per hour.

Sunday - £17.00 per hour.

Double time on bank holiday.

Hours of work and role:

  • 5 out of 7 rotating shift pattern up to 8 weeks in advance so you can plan around shifts.
  • Mornings starting from 04:00, Afternoons start from 12:00 and Evenings from 18:00 on a rotational basis.
  • We cannot offer fixed early, afternoon or evenings separately.
  • Overtime available.


  • PCV Licence ( If you do not have this please apply to our trainee bus driver role on Indeed.
  • You will need to be over 18 with at least 6 months driving experience.
  • No more than 6 points on your licence.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • You will be required to do a drug and alcohol test when you come for a driving assessment. (If you are on any on going medication this is fine as long as we have your doctor’s approval that you are fit to drive our lovely buses)
  • Will be required to work weekends depending on your rota, however you will know in advance which ones you will be working.


  • Fantastic career progression opportunities
  • Free to use staff bus operates a route around Leicester in the mornings and evenings to get drivers to and from work at those early start times and late finishes.
  • Shuttle service from the depot to town to get you to your starting point.
  • Access to the 'Arriva Village', where you can take advantage of store discounts and offers.
  • Free bus travel for you and your family (within the same household) if you do not need to use it then you can nominate someone else.
  • Arriva Workplace Pension.
  • Enhanced rates.
  • Double time on bank holidays.
  • Long service awards.
  • Access to the mydrive app and road safety scheme where you can get rewarded a £50 voucher monthly for being the top Arriva driver.

At Arriva we strive for Inclusion and diversity, we are a community that brings everyone together…not just our passengers.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £15.00-£17.00 per hour

Expected hours: No less than 37.5 per week


  • Company pension
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Transport links


  • UK Driving licence (required)
  • PCV Licence (required)

Work Location: On the road


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