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Our mission for Skills is to be the most successful Bus & Coach operator in the UK, setting industry leading standards and recognised as having the "Best Drivers in the World". We strive to delight our customers with our passenger transport solutions and holiday programs improving each journey one at a time. With our carefully selected and highly trained staff that is vibrant, age diverse, highly motivated and focused along with our modern, impeccably presented fleet we achieve consistently ambitious standards of customer service. Always exceeding to ensure that we are the number one choice for holidays and passenger transport solutions across the East Midlands.

 

PCV Driver (PT & FT)

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Looking for the next step in your PCV career? Want to experience UK & European excursions? 

 

About the Role

 

  • We are recruiting passionate & professional drivers to undertake contract routes, private hire, excursions and UK / European tours. This is not express service driving. As a member of our on-road team you will:

  • Make the safety of yourself, your passengers, and the general public a personal priority

  • Conduct yourself with professionalism at all times

  • Be approachable and conversational with your customers

  • Take ownership and pride in delivering the greatest service possible

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

 

We are looking for enthusiastic drivers who enjoy dealing with people and have a positive attitude. You must:

 

  • Hold a full PCV Licence

  • Have a valid DQC Card

  • Have strong communication and customer service skills

  • Be clean, smart and polite

  • Prior tour or contract experience not necessary

 

Application: If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision then apply now! Please apply to

recruitment@skills.co.uk

 

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Trainee PCV Driver with Skills Driving Academy

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Looking for the next step in your PCV career? Want to experience UK & European excursions? 

 

About the Role

  • We are looking for a full time Trainee PCV Driver

  • You will Gain a professional PCV Drivers Licence to category D standard enabling you to become a professional Bus and Coach driver and travel throughout Europe

  • This is an Onsite instruction.

  • The cost of the training is £3000 (covered by Skills under the employment contract)

  • Pay included whilst in training

  • Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Full driving Licence

 

Application: If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision then apply now! Please apply to

recruitment@skills.co.uk

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National Express Drivers

 

Due to an increase in work, opportunities currently exist forthe right candidates to join our Gold Standard National Express Driving Team.

 

We are looking for motivated people, who enjoy excelling, are able to maintain schedules and deliver consistently high levels of customer service in a constantly changing environment. Responsible for the safety and comfort of our customers, you will be driving our late model fleet of express coaches on scheduled services in and out of London and on Regional and Airport Services.

 

Benefits include:

  • Guaranteed hours

  • Full uniform

  • Rostered duties

  • 24 hour support

  • Full training in all aspects of operation of National Express duties.

 

A current valid PCV Category D Licence, Driver CPC Qualification and a digital tachograph card are required for this position.

 

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: From £11.00 per hour

 

Application: If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision, then apply now!

Please apply to recruitment@skills.co.uk

 

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PSV PCV HGV Technicians and Vehicle Inspectors

 

We are looking for highly skilled, experienced PSV technicians to join our friendly & busy engineering team at our purpose-built engineering facility.

 

About the Role:

We are looking for a full time PSV Technician and Vehicle inspector with main duties of:

 

  • Carrying out vehicle inspections and MOT preparations to a high standard

  • Routine servicing and maintenance repairs being able to diagnose and resolve any issue

  • Fault finding and defect clearing using the latest diagnostics equipment

  • Completion of all required paperwork to a high standard

  • Salary and benefits for working with the Skills Group

  • Competitive wage dependent on experience

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • 28 days holiday

  • Employment Assistance Program

  • Enrolled into the Transport Benevolent Fund

  • Regular Training for IRTEC accreditation plus other Diagnostic and Dealer training opportunities

 

Application:

If you think you would be a valuable asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision then apply now to recruitment@skills.co.uk

 

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Great Salary and Benefits Package depending on experience.

 

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Nights Banksman

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We are looking for a banksman that will be responsible for directing the movement of vehicles Cleaning & fuelling within the yard area. You will report into our operations department.

 

About the Role

We are looking for a full-time banksman to ensure that all vehicles are moved safely within the yard area adhering to all health & safety policies. Your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Clearly directing vehicles around the yard and workshop areas.

  • Fuelling all vehicles to ensure ready for departures

  • Ensuring coaches are externally washed.

  • Minimise the amounts of reversing where possible and be aware of the dangers caused when reversing.

  • Use practical techniques and agreed systems of signalling and hand signals to assist drivers and operatives in all manoeuvres

  • Be visible to drivers at all times whilst directing vehicles.

  • Stand in a safe place, from which to guide all vehicles without being in the way

  • Keep traffic areas free of pedestrians

  • Be fully compliant with the PPE requirement of the site

  • Communicate clearly and effectively with drivers and contractor that visit the site

  • Report any near miss incidents involving vehicle movement in the yard to the shift supervisors and or Management.

  • Comply with all Health & Safety, HR and environmental policies and procedure.

 

The above list is not exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected with in the scope of the post.

 

Application: If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision, then apply now!

Please apply to recruitment@skills.co.uk

 

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Traffic Officer

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About the Role

We are currently recruiting for a Traffic Officer in our Operations Team who will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operation to drive our workforce to maintain a high standard of customer service. Key responsibilities include delivering the operational strategy delivery of the Groups, day hire, contracts, tours, National express, feeders operational paperwork with uploading our duty boards and loading charts. You will be responsible for the allocation of equipment to our workforce and the control of stock. You will partner and work closely with our engineer department, Drivers, Allocating officers and liaison with our insurance department. Looking at timekeeping absents records and allocation of work ensures we are organised with structured handovers.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Background

  • Strong Problem-Solving capability’s and be adaptable under pressure

  • Quality Focus with Drive and motivation to work in a team and individually

  • Organise and monitor incoming calls and outgoing excel data and the process flow

  • Desire to work in an exciting Process driven team to lead Improvement with rapid change

  • An Open-Minded Quality Approach with a methodical method

  • Excellent Communication skills with an analytical approach

  • Ability to handle conflict with resolution and be customer focused

  • Lead with drive and passion to investigate situations and empower our business

  • Ability to retain and process large amounts of technical information

  • Ability to use initiative with time management deadlines

  • Confident with the latest technology, Basic IT Skills Essential for Word, Outlook, SharePoint and Excel

 

Application: If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision, then apply now!

Please apply to recruitment@skills.co.uk

 

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Body shop Technicians

 

We are looking for a full time Body Shop Technician with main duties of:

 

  1. Carrying out timely repair of accident damage to a high standard

  2. Routine fleet maintenance functions

  3. Completion of all required paperwork to a high standard

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Experience in Coach repairs preferable.

  • Good housekeeping routines to meet health and safety standards

  • Recognised qualifications (City and Guilds NVQ or equivalent) if not proven Industry experience

  • Team player but able to work on own initiative with experience of working on a wide variety of makes of coaches

  • A full driving licence

 

Application:

If you think you would be a valuable asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision then apply now to recruitment@skills.co.uk

 

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Marketing Executive

 

We are looking for a Highly motivated Marketing Executive to join The Skills Group representing our Holiday Division and Corporate Private Hire department based at our Head office in Nottingham.

 

About the Role

 

The Marketing Executive role consists of marketing strategy planning and implementation, website and content development and building the company’s brand. This opportunity offers a platform to forge a career with a friendly family run business that invests in its employees and rewards success.

 

The responsibilities of the role will include:

 

  • Devise Marketing strategies that work in line with our business objectives.

  • Manage the creative development of all promotional material, continually improving key content for various media platforms, including social media and the company website

  • Having a knowledge of new developments within the industry, creating engaging content to attract new and lapsed clients.

  • Regular monitoring and reporting on campaigns performances and effectiveness which the company participate throughout the year, whilst building strong client relationships with external companies where you will demonstrate great negotiating skills

  • Increase and improve passenger numbers for existing pick-up areas with the intent to extend these through devising new marketing strategies.

 

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Relevant experience within a similar marketing role.

  • Experience working with Adobe Suite, Hootsuite, Constant Contact and Google Analytics

  • Marketing qualification would be desirable however not essential

  • Social media awareness and competency

  • Knowledge of website content and management

  • Strong problem-solving capabilities with short and long-term planning with excellent attention to detail

 

Salary and benefits

  • £26,000 - £28,000 per annum, depending on experience.

  • Shift pattern Monday to Friday 08.30am-17.00pm

  • Immediate start for the right candidate

  • Discounted tours and excursions with the Skills group

  • Company pension scheme

 

Application: If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision, then apply now!

Please apply to helen.heyhoe@skills.co.uk

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Skills

Belgrave Road

Bulwell

Nottingham

NG6 8LY

Skills, Belgrave Road, Bulwell, Nottingham, NG6 8LY. Registered in England Number 546349. VAT Registered Number 660 5538 34.

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