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DRIVING ACADEMY & Careers

We operate approximately 80 coaches and employ about 150 drivers, providing holidays and excursions in Europe and the UK. Our fleet offers state of the art vehicles providing the highest standards in luxury travel. We are always looking for suitable candidates to join our team of well respected and professional drivers. Whatever your level of experience in coaching, there could be a place here for you. Many of our most experienced and long-serving drivers have started with a fresh licence and are now tour drivers on holidays and excursions.

SKILLS DRIVING ACADEMY

Have you ever thought about a career change? Have you ever thought about driving a bus or coach?

If you would like to embark on a career that’s both challenging and interesting why not train to obtain your PCV licence?

Skills Driving Academy is now able to train suitable applicants to obtain a category D Driving Licence with the opportunity of full-time employment. Terms and conditions apply, and you must already hold a full car licence. For more details email: recruitment@skills.co.uk

If this sounds like the the career for you contact us today or download an application form and return it to our office or send it back via email recruitment@skills.co.uk.

Skills Driving Academy Belgrave Road, Bulwell, Nottingham, NG6 8LY.

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PCV Drivers (PT & FT)

Looking for a new challenge? We employ a combination of full-time, part-time and seasonal drivers throughout the year.

We look for drivers who enjoy dealing with people and are able to communicate well. They must be clean, smart and polite – giving a good impression of the company. We like people to have enthusiasm and be able to see an unexpected problem as an interesting challenge. A positive attitude is essential. A good geographical knowledge is a distinct advantage for drivers wanting to take on tour work. Being able to accurately follow both written and verbal instructions is important, as is completing reports and forms.

We employ a combination of full-time, part-time and seasonal drivers throughout the year.

Applicants must be at least 21 years old and hold a clean PCV licence.

When you work for Skills, you can be assured that you are joining one of the best and most respected coach operators and a member of The Guild of British Coach Operators. We have high standards and expect the highest level of service from all our staff.

If this sounds like the right job for you then download an application form and return it to our office or via email: recruitment@skills.co.uk.

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admin assistant

The role will entail working with different departments, including HR and Payroll. Skills is a 24 hours, 7 days a week business, so you will be joining a business which is fast-paced, therefore you will be required to work under pressure with patience.

You will be provided with support but you must be able to work independently as well as working within a team. Communication for Skills is at the forefront; you must be able to relay information across both verbally and written to a very high standard.

Secretarial/administration experience is desirable, but not essential.

Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Data entry is crucial with fast accurate keyboard skills
  • Proficiency in Microsofy Office and Excel is crucial
  • Willingness to learn or proior experience in payroll administration
  • Outstanding communication; both written and verbal
  • Providing excellent general office support to the Operations Department
  • Efficiently carrying out general administratative tasks with attention to detail
  • Use of bespoke database system
  • Answering telephone calls and enquiries
  • Managing and sending out a range of documents by post and email
  • Intermediate to high level of maths skills, ability to use calculator and excel formulas
  • Experience in HR is desirable but not essential

 

Although training will be provided, passion and interest in becoming one part of the backbone for smooth functioning of a company's day to day activity cannot be taught.

We are looking to start someone immediately with a HR training course on 30th & 31st of October in London, so interviews will commence immediately. If you feel you meet the requirements, please apply and you will recieve a response within an hour or two. Please send it through to recruitment@skills.co.uk.

We look forward to welcoming a new integral part of the team.

Job type: Full time salary: £7.50/hour with excellent rates of progression.

Download an application form.

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PCV Technicians / vehicle inspectors

You will be required to work on a rotating shift basis with our friendly engineering team at our purpose built engineering facility based at our Head Office in Bulwell.

There will be the opportunity to gain industry standard IRTEC accreditation plus other training opportunities.

A PCV license is desired although full training can be provided for the successful candidate.

Excellent rates of pay and enrolment in company pension scheme available.

If this sounds like the right job for you then download an application form and return it to our office or via email: recruitment@skills.co.uk.

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Bodyshop technicians / panel beaters / paint sprayers

You will be required to work on a rotating shift basis with our friendly engineering team at our purpose built engineering facility based at our Head Office in Bulwell.

There will be the opportunity to gain industry standard IRTEC accreditation plus other training opportunities.

A PCV license is desired although full training can be provided for the successful candidate.

Excellent rates of pay and enrolment in company pension scheme available.

If this sounds like the right job for you then download an application form and return it to our office or via email: recruitment@skills.co.uk.

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Coach cleaners

Coach Cleaners are required for our busy bus and coach depot based at our Head Office in Bulwell.

You must have good attention to detail, knowledge of working in a large corporation and an understanding of health & safety.

If this sounds like the right job for you then download an application form and return it to our office or via email: recruitment@skills.co.uk.

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