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Stagecoach are recruiting bus drivers in Oxfordshire and West

Now Hiring

Trainee Bus Driver/PCV Driver

Locations: Oxfordshire - Banbury, Bicester, Chipping Norton, Oxford and Witney

  West - Bristol, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud and Swindon

Hours:  Shift work, minimum 39 hour week

Qualifications:  Full car driving licence

Contract Type:  Permanent

Salary: Varies on location


Can you provide exceptional customer service in a friendly and professional manner? Do you have a passion for driving and working with people? Do you want to work for one of the UK’s leading bus operators?

If you answered yes to the above, then we want to hear from you. Stagecoach currently has positions available for PCV holders and trainee drivers to complete our Stagecoach Bus Driver Apprenticeship

As a qualified bus driver for Stagecoach you will be an ambassador for the company providing a safe, friendly and reliable service to both the residents and visitors of the city.


What can we offer you?

• Full training to attain a PCV licence (where needed) and CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) 
• Competitive rates of pay of which you will be advised at interview
• Free local bus travel for you and your spouse
• Access to the company pension scheme
• Full uniform provision
• 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with length of service
• Flexible shift patterns and the option of overtime


There's a few extra things you should know...

To apply for a role at Stagecoach you'll have been a resident in the UK for 6 months or more. You will also need to hold a full EU/UK driving licence which should have no more than 3 endorsement points on it and have had no driving bans within the last 5 years. All applicants must have been driving a vehicle regularly during the last 12 months and should have held their licence for at least 2 years.

Our recruitment process includes a written theory test, a driving assessment and an interview, so we can get to know you better.

How do I apply?

Register your interest by sending an email to our friendly team. 

If you're interested in working for one of our Oxfordshire depots, please send your CV to [email protected] 

Or if you'd like to apply to our depots in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Swindon or Wiltshire, please send your CV to [email protected] 

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Frequently Asked Questions

I don’t know how to drive a bus. Will you teach me?

Yes, of course! We train all of our bus drivers to a high standard so you feel comfortable when you go out on the open road. A mentor will be on board with you for your first few days whilst you get to know your routes. 

What are the working hours like?

Stagecoach bus drivers work in shift patterns, giving you flexibility with your home life. 

Will I get the chance to work as part of a team?

Yes! There’s a strong sense of community amongst our bus drivers and you’re sure to see other drivers out on your route. You’ll also have the chance to meet lots of new people every day while you’re serving our customers. 

Is there more to the role than driving a bus?

Yes, we’re looking for people with great customer service skills who go the extra mile.

What skills do I need?

At Stagecoach Bus we’re looking for people with great customer service skills, in return we will give you all the training you need to become a bus driver.

How much driving experience do I need?

You need to have had a full car driving license for at least 12 months in order to become a bus driver.  

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