Transport Officer

Leicester | Other

Transport Officer

AASC- Leicester area

Full time, 37.5 hours (Monday - Friday)


£21,600 Per annum, Plus Serco benefits and overtime opportunities



Here at Serco, we work with Asylum Accommodation and Support Services to assist individuals through the asylum system, which includes providing them with temporary accommodation.


We have 2 vacancies for Transport Officers to join our team.


As a Transport Officer the main duties are driving duties in line with company CSOPS, LOP's to ensure the safe transportation of passengers, furniture, and rubbish clearances.

They will ensure the vehicle is maintained in line with the company policy and procedures and report any defects.

This role is field based, working across the whole of the Midlands and East of England (MEE) region.


Some of the other duties include:


  • To drive company assigned vehicles as required complying with statutory regulations and company policies and procedures to ensure safe practices.
  • To Transport passengers and their dependent children in full compliance with the instructions, regulations and guidelines produced by Serco and agreed by the UKVI.
  • To Transport furniture, white goods, appliances, and household items
  • To Transport rubbish clearance of bulky loose waste, including furniture, broken appliances, garden refuse, fly-tipped, home improvement & builders waste
  • To be familiar with the procedures set out for working within the rules of Serco AASC and to meet the requirements of the UKVI contract.
  • To maintain effective communication links with the Service Delivery Centre (SDC) and the Transport Operations team, as instructed with regards to the progress of the passengers or any other appropriate matter.
  • To arrange routine servicing and MOT of assigned vehicle, ensuring planned and unplanned works are completed and vehicle is fully compliant
  • Adherence to lone working policies and procedures (Solo Protect)



What you need to do the job


First and foremost you must hold a Full driving licence Cat B and have excellent Geographical Knowledge.


You will need a willingness and ability to travel within the Midlands & East of England (MEE) region.  This includes Leicester, Nottingham, Peterborough, Coventry and Derby and occasionally within the UK (a valid UK driver's licence is essential). All offers of employment are subject to security clearance checks and approval by the Home Office). You must be IT literate and be able to use a system called AORA to manage your workload on a day to day basis.



What we offer


  • Overtime opportunities available
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Vehicle, Fuel Card and tools are all provided.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Career opportunities across their entire AASC contract
  • Employee discounts for major retailers and leisure activities



Why Serco?


Serco offers all employees the opportunity and support to drive their own ambitions and develop the skills required to achieve their career goals.


We provide a safe and professional environment where all employees are valued members of the team whilst also respecting your work/life balance.


This ultimately contributes to the delivery of vital public services in the UK.






About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.



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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.


We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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