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Transport Service Solutions is committed to equal opportunities and disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for these positions will be offered an interview. We therefore encourage all applicants to discuss their needs with the recruiting manager so that reasonable adjustments can be made to the recruitment process.

To apply for any of our vacancies, please complete the TSS Application Form below and e-mail to jobs@cheshireeast.gov.uk or call 01244 972244. Please note we do not accept CVs and your application may not be considered unless you submit an application form.

TSS Application Form (Word, 991KB) - please quote the job reference number in all correspondence.

PCV Driver/Attendant - 20 hours (term-time only) - TSS12

Permanent 20 hours - Grade 4 - £16,491 - £17,772 pro-rata per annum - Macclesfield.

Transport Service Solutions is a company wholly owned by Cheshire East Council. Its purpose is to provide passenger transport related services, including home to school, specialist and public transport across Cheshire East.

The role of the PCV Driver/Attendant will be to provide a safe, efficient and effective transport service, having due regard to the needs of all passengers whilst in your care. To operate all auxiliary equipment fitted to vehicles such as lifts, steps, wheelchair tie-down and occupant restraint systems and cab heaters, the removal and replacement of seating where necessary etc.

The post holder will demonstrate experience of driving passenger carrying vehicles and be prepared to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business including unsocial hours, such as weekends and evenings.

Applicants are required to possess a current PCV Licence (maximum of 3 points) and a valid CPC Driver Qualification Card.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to ensure passengers are embarked, carried and disembarked safely.  That appropriate seat belts and when required child seats, are used at all times the vehicle is in motion and that any wheelchairs, frames, oxygen cylinders, luggage and goods are properly and safely restrained.

Primarily based in Macclesfield, the post holder will need to have the ability to travel to locations across the Borough in order to fulfil this role effectively. 

For an informal discussion please contact the recruiting manager Ian Mottershead on 01270 371494. Please quote the reference number in all correspondence.


PCV Driver Attendant - Casual - TSS11

Permanent with no fixed hours - Grade 4 - £16,491 - £17,772 pro-rata per annum - Crewe or Macclesfield.

Transport Service Solutions is a company wholly owned by Cheshire East Council. Its purpose is to provide passenger transport related services, including home to school, specialist and public transport across Cheshire East.

The role of the PCV Driver Attendant will be to provide a safe, efficient and effective transport service, having due regard to the needs of all passengers whilst in your care. To operate all auxiliary equipment fitted to vehicles such as lifts, steps, wheelchair tie-down and occupant restraint systems and cab heaters, the removal and replacement of seating where necessary etc.

The post holder will demonstrate experience of driving passenger carrying vehicles and be prepared to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business including unsocial hours, such as weekends and evenings.

Applicants are required to possess a current PCV Licence (maximum of 3 points) and a valid CPC Driver Qualification Card.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to ensure passengers are embarked, carried and disembarked safely, that appropriate seat belts and when required child seats, are used at all times the vehicle is in motion and that any wheelchairs, frames, oxygen cylinders, luggage and goods are properly and safely restrained.

The post holder will need to have the ability to travel to locations across the Borough in order to fulfil this role effectively.

For an informal discussion please contact the recruiting manager Ian Mottershead on 01270 371494. Please quote the reference number in all correspondence.


Passenger Assistant – 20 hours (term-time only)

Permanent (term-time only) - Grade 3 - £15,375 - £16,491Crewe (moving to Middlewich in November 2017) 

Transport Service Solutions is a company wholly owned by Cheshire East Council. Its purpose is to provide passenger transport related services, including home to school, specialist and public transport across Cheshire East.

The role of Passenger Assistant is to act as an escort on Transport Service Solution (TSS) vehicles.  Passengers transported by TSS may have learning, mobility, emotional and/or behavioural difficulties which may require additional support from the Passenger Assistant.  In addition to providing assistance to passengers, the role also involves assisting the driver by route finding, giving directions whilst the vehicle is being manoeuvred and liaison, as appropriate, between TSS operations staff, service purchasers, carers and parents to ensure quality of service provision.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to ensure passengers are embarked, carried and disembarked safely.  That appropriate seat belts and when required child seats, are used at all times the vehicle is in motion and that any wheelchairs, frames, oxygen cylinders, luggage and goods are properly and safely restrained.

Initially based in Crewe, the TSS fleet will be relocating to Middlewich in November 2017.  The post holder will need to have the ability to travel to locations across the Borough in order to fulfil this role effectively. 

For an informal discussion please contact the recruiting manager Ian Mottershead on 01270 371494. Please quote the reference number in all correspondence.


School Crossing Patrol - TSS8 - Permanent

7.5 hours per week - Grade 1 - £13,500 - £13,614 pro rata per annum - various sites across Cheshire East.

Transport Service Solutions is seeking reliable, responsible and community-minded people who enjoy working with children to work as School Crossing Patrol Officers at a number of vacant sites across the Borough.

Current vacancies include Main Road, Goostrey Primary School; Offley Road, Offley Primary School, Sandbach; St Mary's Primary and St Thomas More Catholic High School, Crewe; Manor Park South and St Vincent’s Primary School, Knutsford.

If you would like to find out more about these rewarding and worthwhile jobs and see a full list of our vacant sites please telephone Jenni Mullard on 01270 371483.


Equal Opportunities:

Transport Service Solutions is committed to equal opportunities and disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for these positions will be offered an interview. We therefore encourage all applicants to discuss their needs with the recruiting manager so that reasonable adjustments can be made to the recruitment process.

Crossing patrol wardens in Crewe