Company
Southeastern RailwayAll Depots (Ashford, Charing Cross, Dartford, Dover, Faversham, Gillingham, Grove Park, Hastings, Orpington, Ramsgate, Slade Green, Tonbridge, Victoria)

Trainee Train Driver

£24,048 rising to £54,575

Part-time

Advanced
Supply Chain, Transport & Logistics
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Why We Need You
Benefits
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Why We Need You
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Ever imagined yourself driving a train? It might surprise you how varied, enjoyable and rewarding it can be as a career. Train drivers are at the heart of our business, getting our passengers to where they need to be, on time and safely. Driving a train carries great responsibility but with that comes pride and achievement, knowing that an invaluable service has been delivered to thousands of people every single day. We’re looking for a great mix of talented and enthusiastic individuals from all backgrounds to join our driving team. We give all our successful applicants a full year of well-paid training. And once you’re qualified, you’ll enjoy a role that gives you autonomy, variety and great benefits. On appointment into a Trainee Driver role you will be enrolled into the Driver Apprenticeship Programme which will lead to a nationally recognised qualification. You will be given full vocational training (including functional skills) to ensure you have the skills, experience and knowledge required for the role.

Benefits

Southeastern recognises the value of every individual employee and offers benefits that reflect this. As well as a generous salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes; A Contributory Final Salary Pension Scheme Free rail travel on Southeastern and GTR rail services (extends to family members for leisure/educational travel) After a qualifying period, reduced rate travel on other train operators, including European services 28 days annual leave entitlement (which includes bank holidays) and a proportion of your annual leave is rostered. Access to an array of discounts for retail and leisure products through our benefits scheme. Family friendly benefits including enhanced maternity/paternity leave, parental leave and carers leave. Full training, a nationally recognised qualification and free uniform

Requirements

To excel in your role, you will need: To care about our customers, keeping them updated with information and advice on their journey Excellent communication skills Excellent levels of concentration To be proactive when it comes to problem solving and decision making To be disciplined with a respect for rules & procedures To be punctual and reliable To demonstrate our values on a day to day basis Please note that applicants must live within a 40 minute driving time of their chosen depot (40 minutes travelling time by public transport for our London Victoria depot). Unfortunately your application will not be considered if you do not meet the above requirement.

Location

Address: All Depots (Ashford, Charing Cross, Dartford, Dover, Faversham, Gillingham, Grove Park, Hastings, Orpington, Ramsgate, Slade Green, Tonbridge, Victoria) -

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