Driver Hull Jobs Vacancy at Northern Rail Kingston upon Hull
Northern Rail Kingston upon Hull urgently required following position for Driver Hull. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.
Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.
Driver Hull Jobs Vacancy at Northern Rail Kingston upon Hull Jobs Details:
We are looking for motivated, reliable, punctual and self-disciplined individuals to join Northern as Trainee Train Drivers. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our outstanding year-long Training Programme, where you will be fully equipped with the knowledge and skills required to become a Train Driver for Northern.
To be successful you’ll need to have a willingness to learn, both during working hours and at home too, as it’s an intense course requiring 100% commitment from you. In return our Training Team will give you all of the support and encouragement you need to succeed at the ongoing assessments and knowledge checks.
Working as a Train Driver, your greatest strengths will be your concentration skills, your ability to work on your own for long periods of time, whilst being able to react and adapt to different situations using your knowledge of rules and regulations.
You’ll also be the face of Northern, so you’ll need to have excellent customer service skills and be able to think on your feet. Ultimately, it will be your responsibility to ensure that our customers reach their destination in a safe manner and on time. Even when things may not be running so smoothly, you will need to ensure our customers are kept informed throughout their journey and it is your excellent communication skills that will help us to make a difference.
As well as being a logical thinker with a systematic approach to everything you do, you’ll also have:
- the ability to work effectively as part of a team
- the ability to learn and retain complex information in a classroom and practical environment
- strong decision-making skills
Our trains operate 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Therefore you’ll need to be able to work a whole range of different hours – early hours of the morning and right into the night. It’s imperative that your lifestyle supports your ability to work these shifts, which average 35 hours per week. Shift patterns are released in advance, meaning you’ll always be aware of your forthcoming work commitments and be able to plan your non work commitments around these.
Due to the high level of safety responsibility that comes with the role, you’ll need to live within a 45 commute from the station you are applying for, at the time of your application. You’ll also need to be able to get to your place of work without relying on public transport as you may be driving the first or last train of the day.
If you pass our shortlist, the next stage to attend an interview with Northern, followed by the Industry Psychometric Assessment. If you are offered a place, you must be able to pass our company medical which involves tests for general health, vision, hearing, colour vision and a drugs and alcohol screening.
Benefits and Rewards:
We have a great benefits package that includes:
- Free Travel on Northern services – for you and your family.*
- 75% discount on all other Train Operating Companies leisure services.*
- Pension Scheme (where we pay one and a half times the amount you contribute!)
- A generous holiday entitlement.
- Maternity and Paternity Benefits – above the statutory minimum.
- Full uniform.
- High Street store discounts.
- Gym membership discounts.
- Employee Assistance Programme – operating 24/7, supporting you and your well-being at work
- And many more!
- Terms apply
Our selection Process:
Our selection processes are designed to make joining Northern as smooth as possible, it not only provides us with the information we need to decide whether you’re the right person to deliver a great service to our customers, but also to make sure we’re also the right fit for you.
Your online application:
The first thing you need to do is complete our online application form. Upload your CV and tell us a little bit more about yourself. Once we have all your details we will be back in touch to let you know what to expect.