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Chalkwell new recruitment campaign for local communities

Chalkwell, a coach hire family business, is launching an ambitious campaign to recruit drivers who want to play a part in their local communities. The bus company already has 100 employees but wants to expand further and is inviting those who might be curious about driving a bus or mini-bus and give them a chance to see what it’s really like.

Chalkwell is scaling up and growing its bus and mini-bus route network, offering professional training to new recruits, young and old to get on the road fast. The operator is hiring a range of flexible full-time and part-time roles and also nurtures new apprenticeships from the grass roots up, teaching them skills that deliver exceptional service standards.

Whether it’s your first job or want a change of career, need a role to fit around your family or simply find you have time on your hands – Chalkwell are offering driver career training with a difference, even enabling parents/carers to work during the school term. The successful applicants will be trained from scratch learning bespoke skills to operate the Sittingbourne and Sheerness routes, earning a competitive salary.

Roland Eglinton, Managing Director, Chalkwell, said: “If you’ve ever been curious about driving a bus, we’re offering you an opportunity to join us. We are launching a recruitment campaign with a difference – offering a warm welcome to new bus and mini-bus drivers to the big Chalkwell family.

“We’ve already attracted 35 new recruits in the last year, offering a lot more jobs to those who have never sat behind a bus wheel and set them on a path to a bright career. All our staff deliver exceptional service, are highly trained to drive around their local districts and enjoy the great benefits of having freedom, flexibility and working in a genuinely fun workplace.”

Chalkwell has been a family run business for over 90 years with a firm commitment to supporting and developing everyone in the company. They deliver public and private transport, keeping local schools, residents and businesses moving and are also pivotal in showcasing tourists the best of Kent, the rest of UK and Northern Europe, through their established DayBreak scheme. Alongside this Chalkwell provides high quality coach hire for social clubs, businesses, schools, universities and sports groups.

Take a look at their new recruitment video Careers and Employment – Chalkwell Coach Hire  to see why their staff  like working  at Chalkwell and how they make a difference and feel part of their local communities.