Jobs and volunteering at HCT Group

This section of our website posts opportunities to work for HCT Group, showing vacancies from all sites and depots - from bus driving jobs to management posts. In addition to paid positions, we also have voluntary posts available from time to time for those who wish to make a direct contribution to their communities.

HCT Group is an equal opportunities employer. 


Passenger Assistant, Waltham Forest, London, £comp

HCT Group is a growing business – we have grown from a handful of volunteers and a couple of minibuses, with a turnover of £202k in 1993 – to a large scale social enterprise with 1200 employees, more than a dozen depots spread across London, Yorkshire, the Southwest, the Northwest and the Channel Islands, a fleet of 625 vehicles and a 2016/17 turnover of £49.6m.

We are recruiting Passenger Assistants to work on our contracts providing Special Educational Needs transport in Waltham Forest.

Based out of our Walthamstow Avenue Depot near the Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium, or Low Haul Depot, we offer a competitive rate of pay, an average of 15 hours per week during school terms times, 39 weeks per year. Additional overtime may also be available. Annual leave to be taken during school holidays.

Passenger Assistants must be able to pass an enhanced DBS check. Experience of working with people with disabilities would be a distinct advantage.

A full job description can be downloaded here.  To apply for these roles, please download and complete an application form (here) and send with cover letter to wfjobs@hctgroup.org

This position is advertised as an open ended vacancy, applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the recruiting manager reserves the right to close this vacancy at any point due to having a sufficient amount of applications. No agencies please.


PCV Drivers, Waltham Forest, London, £comp

HCT Group is a growing business – we have grown from a handful of volunteers and a couple of minibuses, with a turnover of £202k in 1993 – to a large scale social enterprise with 1200 employees, more than a dozen depots spread across London, Yorkshire, the Southwest, the Northwest and the Channel Islands, a fleet of 625 vehicles and a 2016/17 turnover of £49.6m.
We are recruiting drivers to work on our contracts providing Special Educational Needs transport in Waltham Forest.

Based out of our Walthamstow Avenue Depot near the Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium, we offer a competitive rate of pay, an average of 25 hours per week during school terms times, approx. 39 weeks per year. Additional overtime may also be available. Annual leave to be taken during school holidays.
Drivers will require a full D1 or D category PCV licence, relevant CPC qualification, and must be able to pass an enhanced DBS check. Experience of working with people with disabilities would be a distinct advantage.

A full job description can be downloaded here. To apply for these roles, please download and complete an application form (here) and send with cover letter to wfjobs@hctgroup.org.

This position is advertised as an open ended vacancy, applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the recruiting manager reserves the right to close this vacancy at any point due to having a sufficient amount of applications. No agencies please.


Night Cleaner/Fueller/Shunter, Bristol, £comp

CT Plus is a part of the HCT Group, an award winning social enterprise. We are seeking to appoint a full time Night Cleaner/Fueller/Shunter at our Parsons Street Depot in Bristol. We will be running the longest route on Bristol’s developing Metrobus network– the m1 – with a fleet of brand new gas powered double deckers from our depot in Bedminster.

The successful candidate will ensure the premises and fleet are cleaned in accordance with the daily, weekly, monthly and six monthly cleaning instructions including graffiti removal. You may be required to open and close the depot each day depending on the shift you are covering. A D/D1 Driving Licence is essential for this role. 

Hours of work are on various shifts starting from 17:00 to 02:00 and 21:30 to 06:00. Total shift is approximately 8 hours pay. This is subject to change depending on business needs. Salary ranges from £19,000 to £23,000 depending on shifts. 

A full job description and person specification can be downloaded here.

To apply for this role, please send a CV and covering letter to nicolawilliams@hctgroup.orgThis position is advertised as an open ended vacancy, applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the recruiting manager reserves the right to close this vacancy at any point due to having a sufficient amount of applications. No agencies please.


Interim Community Transport Manager

CT Plus is a part of the HCT Group, an award winning social enterprise. We are recruiting an Interim community transport manager on a full time 6 month fixed term contract.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting existing operations, staff and commitments of Bristol Community Transport, operational systems and other requirements and ongoing commitments of the company, alongside design and implementation a series if change management programmes.

The successful candidate will actively contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all staff, customers and visitors. You will be required to manage and oversee the roll out of the booking system, including appointing system champions, arranging training and ensuring accurate transfer of data.

You will have experience in a leadership role and administrative practices in a busy, customer focussed, operational environment. Experience in project and/or change management is essential. The post holder will possess excellent leadership skills e.g. coaching, team building. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications would make you the ideal candidate.

A full job description and person specification can be downloaded here

To apply for this role, please send a CV with covering letter to donnanorman@hctgroup.org by midday 21st December. No agenices please.


PCV bus drivers, Stockport & Rochdale, £comp

Manchester Community Transport, one of the largest Community Transport Operators in Greater Manchester and a part of the HCT Group is recruiting experienced bus drivers to work on contracts with TfGM.

Applicants must be over 21 years old, with a full PSV licence and CPC entitlement with a maximum of 6 penalty points. Experience of driving passenger carrying vehicles is required along with excellent customer service skills.
Applicants will be required to work shifts on a 5 over 7 day basis and have a flexible approach to the work duties. We offer competitive rates of pay for an average 39 hour week + OT, if required.

  • 20 days paid holiday per year rising to 25 dependent on length of service, + Bank Holidays
  • Full uniform provided
  • Contributory Pension scheme provided
  • Employee Benefit Scheme

A full job description can be downloaded here.  To apply for these roles, please download and complete an application form (here) and send it to us with a photocopy of both parts of your driving licence and your PCV licence. You will need to bring the originals with you if called for interview. 

Completed forms, along with licence photocopies, should be sent to Kath.smith@manct.org

or

Kath Smith
MCT
Crossley Park
Crossley Road
Stockport
SK4 5BF

This position is advertised as an open ended vacancy, applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the recruiting manager reserves the right to close this vacancy at any point due to having a sufficient amount of applications. No agencies please.


London red bus drivers - recruiting now

We currently recruiting experienced bus drivers who are interested in driving for our London red bus services. If you have a full, clean PCV licence and are interested in working from our Ash Grove bus depot in Hackney - or our Walthamstow Avenue depot in Walthamstow - we would be delighted to hear from you.

You can download the full job description here

Please download and complete an application form and send it to us with a photocopy of both parts of your driving licence and your PCV licence.  You will need to bring the originals with you if called for interview. The post involves random drug and alcohol screening.

If you have a full, clean PCV licence and you'd like to find out more about driving for CT Plus, please call Kenisha Foster 0207 275 2445. 

Completed forms, along with licence photocopies, should be sent to:

Kenisha Foster
PCV (LB) Recruitment
CT Plus Limited
Ash Grove Depot
Mare Street
London
E8 4RH

Alternatively, if you would prefer to apply by e-mail, please send your completed application form and a scanned copy of both parts of your driving licence and your PCV licence to careers@hctgroup.org.  

Downloadable London red bus driver application form (MS Word format)

CT Plus is an equal opportunities employer – please see our Equal Opportunities Policy


Customer Service Assistant, Part Time, Bristol, £comp

HCT Group is a social enterprise in the transport industry, safely providing over 30 million passenger trips on our buses every year. We deliver a range of transport services – from London red buses to social services transport, from school transport to whole bus networks, from community transport to education and training. We reinvest the profits from our commercial work into further transport services or projects in the communities we serve.

We are seeking a friendly, reliable, professional individual to join HCT for this unique and exciting opportunity as a Customer Services Assistant on a part time 6 month fixed term contract, to embed within the team, liaising with our individual and group customers to help meet their various transport needs. You will be required to respond to a high volume of telephone calls as well as monitoring emails, processing telephone and on-line booking requests, inputting data onto the transport management system, and providing follow-up administration.

As well as being able to communicate effectively with an excellent telephone manner you must be able to engage with a wide range of audiences – particularly disabled people, older people and people with health conditions, with a real understanding of the issues affecting those groups. Confidence with MS office in a work environment is also an essential requirement of the role.

You can download a full job description and person specification here.

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to bctoffice@hctgroup.org

This position is advertised as an open ended vacancy, applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the recruiting manager reserves the right to close this vacancy at any point due to having a sufficient amount of applications. No agencies please.


Customer Service Assistant, Full Time, Bristol, £comp

HCT Group is a growing business – we have grown from a handful of volunteers and a couple of minibuses, with a turnover of £202k in 1993 – to a large scale social enterprise with 1200 employees, more than a dozen depots spread across London, Yorkshire, the Southwest, the Northwest and the Channel Islands, a fleet of 625 vehicles and a 2016/17 turnover of £49.6m.

We operate commercial mainstream bus routes, day centre and school transport as well as Park and Ride services across depots in London, Yorkshire and Wakefield. Our community transport services include door to door transport for people with mobility difficulties, community group transport, mobility scooter loan services for people with disabilities, as well as a transport co-ordination centre.

We are seeking a friendly, reliable, professional individual to join HCT for this unique and exciting opportunity as a Customer Services Assistant on a full time 6 month fixed term contract, to embed within the team, liaising with our individual and group customers to help meet their various transport needs. You will be required to respond to a high volume of telephone calls as well as monitoring emails, processing telephone and on-line booking requests, inputting data onto the transport management system, and providing follow-up administration.

As well as being able to communicate effectively with an excellent telephone manner you must be able to engage with a wide range of audiences – particularly disabled people, older people and people with health conditions, with a real understanding of the issues affecting those groups. Confidence with MS office in a work environment is also an essential requirement of the role.

A full job description and person specification can be downloaded here.

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to bctoffice@hctgroup.org.

This position is advertised as an open ended vacancy, applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the recruiting manager reserves the right to close this vacancy at any point due to having a sufficient amount of applications. No agencies please.


Drivers, Waltham Forest, London, £comp, 25 hrs per week

We are recruiting drivers to work on our contracts providing Special Educational Needs transport in Waltham Forest.

Based out of our Walthamstow Avenue Depot near the Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium, we offer a competitive rate of pay, an average of 25 hours per week during school terms times, approx 39 weeks per year. Additional overtime may also be available. Annual leave to be taken during school holidays.

Drivers will require a full D1 or D category PCV licence, relevant CPC qualification, and must be able to pass an enhanced DBS check. Experience of working with people with disabilities would be a distinct advantage. A full job description is available here.

To apply for this role, please send a completed application form (downloadable here) with cover letter to wfjobs@hctgroup.org This position is advertised as an open ended vacancy, applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the recruiting manager reserves the right to close this vacancy at any point due to having a sufficient amount of applications. No agencies please.


Bus driving jobs in Guernsey

CT Plus Guernsey Limited is currently recruiting experienced bus drivers who are interested in driving for our Buses.gg service in Guernsey.

If you have a full, clean PCV licence and are interested in working from our St Peter Port bus depot in Guernsey, we would be delighted to hear from you.

We are recruiting now for 2018.

You can download the full job description here

Please download and complete an application form and send it to us with a photocopy of both parts of your driving licence and your PCV licence. You will need to bring the originals with you if called for interview.

You can download an application form here 

Please note that special conditions apply for non-Guernsey applicants – see here for details.

Completed forms, along with licence photocopies, should be sent to;

alaskahelp@hctgroup.org

or

Alaska Help
CT Plus Guernsey Limited
Les Banques
St Peter Port
Guernsey GY1 2HZ

If you'd like an informal chat about driving in Guernsey, please call Alaska on 01481 719238

CT Plus is an equal opportunities employer – please see our Equal Opportunities Policy


MyBus drivers, Leeds and Wakefield depots, from £9.19 per hour

CT Plus Yorkshire currently has a number of vacancies at its Leeds and Wakefield depots for qualified PCV drivers to deliver its MyBus home to school services.

A variety of vacancies currently exist as term time only drivers operating from our Leeds depot. Applicants must hold a valid Category D entitlement to drive PCV vehicles on their license, have no more than 6 penalty points and have completed their driver CPC qualification. They will also be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as the posts will involve working with children.

We offer competitive rates of pay, starting from £9.19 per hour as well as training and other benefits.

You can download an application form here. You can download the job description here - or call our operations team for an informal chat on 0113 245 4691. 

Completed forms can be returned by e-mail to davidlongmate@hctgroup.org by post to

The Operations Manager
CT Plus (Yorkshire)
179 Water Lane
Leeds
LS11 9UD

CT Plus is an equal opportunities employer – please see our Equal Opportunities Policy

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