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Bus Driver

Pin icon BN8 Lewes
Pound Sterling icon £14 per hour Mondays to Saturdays; £17 per hour Sundays and Bank Holidays
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 18 Aug 2023
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Why work for Compass Travel?

  • Up to £70 per month safe driving bonus (conditions apply)
  • Full-time vacancy
  • Overtime opportunities
  • We offer one CPC training module per year
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Free access to thousands of big brand and retailer shopping discounts (online and in-store)
  • Optional personal membership to access financial and medical benefits, a wide range of complementary and alternative therapies, bereavement grants and welfare advice for staff, their live-in partner and dependent children - £1.25 per week.
  • Family passes after 2 weeks of employment enabling free travel for staff, their live-in partner, and up to 5 dependents on local bus services not limited to Compass Travel (conditions and some restrictions apply)
  • Free staff WiFi at our depot
  • Free parking
  • Staff competitions from time to time
  • Company pension
  • Uniform

Rates of pay:

  • £14.00/hour for Monday to Saturday work
  • £17.00 for Sunday and Bank Holiday working
  • The pay period is monthly, running from the 24th day of one month to the 23rd day of the next month. Salary is paid by BACS transfer on the last working day of each month.

Be part of a company where:

  • Everyone is valued as an individual (not just a number).
  • Praise and appreciation are part of our daily ethos.
  • There is a genuine open-door policy.
  • The working environment is one of consideration where everyone is encouraged to go the extra mile to be positive, caring, friendly and helpful.

At Compass, we have a strong staff team and management structure with a particular emphasis on building team spirit. We are more "informal" than some larger bus companies and like to think that our staff feel part of a large "family" within a friendly company atmosphere.

Join a company culture that is:

  • Engaging - with teams working well together cross-functionally.
  • Motivating - no day is the same and every day is an opportunity to add value.
  • Supportive and nurturing - we want our staff to do well, succeed and develop their career.

The role and expectations for PCV Bus Drivers:

  • You are punctual, reliable, helpful, friendly, customer- and safety-focused in order to provide our valued passengers with the best possible service.
  • You hold a current and valid PCV (Category D) Licence.
  • You hold a current and valid Driver CPC Qualification Card.
  • You will be able to reliably commute or relocate to Lewes.

Our aim is to always provide a safe, efficient, reliable and friendly service to passengers. Our reputation is based on the rapport we build with passengers and this is something we strive to maintain, with the Driving Team playing a key part in this.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £14 per hour Mondays to Saturdays; £17 per hour Sundays and Bank Holidays

Ability to commute/relocate: Lewes: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Experience: Bus Driving: 1 year (preferred)


  • PCV (Category D) Licence (required)
  • Driver CPC Qualification Card (required)

Work Location: On the road

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

If invited to an interview, this will be held at Compass Travel’s Head Office in Worthing. Part of the recruitment process includes a driving assessment.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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