Role description

Patient Transport Driver / Team Lead Hospice Band 3 

Fixed Term 2 Years

Starting salary £23,336 WTE (following 12 month review, salary may rise to £24,311  WTE per annum subject to satisfactory performance) pro-rata per annum + Pension

Full Time – 37.5 hours, over five days, Monday to Friday

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our friendly, hard-working access team. The role will play an important role delivering a high standard transport service to individual patients, visitors and staff within the Hospice. You will be involved in the transfer of patients between the Hospice, local Hospitals, and patient homes and occasionally for trips to events. In addition, this role the leadership, recruiting, training and supporting of a team of volunteers on daily basis.

Previous experience as a transport driver, the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team. Good communication skills and time keeping are also essential for the role.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Becky Chaddock, Access Team Manager on 0131 551 1381.

For an application form and job description, visit our website at or email

EMPLOYER: St Columba's Hospice Care, is an independent Scottish Charity, SC003634, regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR).

STARTING SALARY: The starting salary for all appointments (irrespective of experience or current salary) is 'Step 1' of the Hospice salary scale

PAY PROGRESSION: Salary will be reviewed following 12 months service in the role and, subject to satisfactory performance in the role and at the discretion of the Hospice, salary may rise to 'Step 2'.

HOSPICE SERVICE RELATED BENEFITS: Continous service at St Columba's counts towards the calculation of entitlement for all Hospice service related benefits including annual leave allowance, occupational sick pay, maternity/paternity leave & pay etc.

St Columba's Hospice offers competitive rates of pay, generous pension contributions, annual leave and occupational sick pay entitlements that increase with service at St Columba's, and a supportive and rewarding place to work, with our own on-site education and research team - we're an Investor in People organisation! For a full summary of terms and conditions of employment please refer to the vacancy pack for the role you are interested in.


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