Trainee & Qualified PCV Bus/Coach Driver Full or Part Time

Job Category:  Driving / Logistics
Contract Partner Company:  Somerset Passenger Solutions
Employing Company:  Somerset Passenger Solutions

The HPC Jobs Service supports local people into exciting, long-term careers across our Project.

Looking to take your career up a gear in 2023? Driving state of the art coaches/ buses you will be transporting the workforce from local areas to HPC (Hinkley Point C).  There are no tickets or fares to issue & no equipment/luggage to handle.





  • Trainee Drivers £10.76 per hour

    Qualified drivers paid £12.45 per hour increasing to £12.78 per hour after 6 months and £14.27 after 12 months

  • Fully paid training for Trainee Drivers
  • 10% night shift premium (between 2200hrs - 0600hrs)
  • 25% overtime and weekend premium
  • Pension - 5% contributory pension matched by us
  • National retailers discount scheme
  • Free local bus travel & reduced rail travel for you and your family
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Life assurance
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Accredited customer service qualification and advanced driving courses
  • Annual pay review linked to retail price index

Hours of work:  This is a 24/7 project, so we have shifts starting from as early as 3am through to twilight and night shifts. Full and Part Time positions available.  When applying, please state your availability/preference of working hours. Full time minimum 39hrs.

SPS has been awarded the whole passenger transport contract for the Hinkley Point C project until mid-2027. We take around 10,000 clients to and from the site every day, working 24/7 to ensure that construction remains on schedule.

Please note - All employees must be willing to undergo Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and obtain a DBS certificate. This standard is designed to provide a level of assurance as to the honesty, integrity and values of individuals who are required to work at a Nuclear Licenced Site, or who may have access to sensitive nuclear information.

Somerset Passenger Solutions welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age.



We would love to hear from you if you:


  • If you are already a qualified PCV Driver


For Trainee Drivers:


  • Have a full manual UK licence which you have held for a minimum of 12 months
  • Are aged 18 or over
  • Have fantastic customer service / people skills

Trainee Drivers:

Think you can't drive a bus or coach? Think again!
Only ever driven a mini or Fiat 500? No problem!
Bored and fancy something new and completely different? 

If you have great people /customer service skills - we can teach you the rest and we'll pay for your training!  Apply to join our friendly and supportive team and take your first step to a new career today!
We have colleagues who have joined us from all kinds of jobs across all industries and sectors including Healthcare, Retail, Warehousing, Hospitality, Delivery Driving, Uniformed Services (eg Police & HM Forces), Finance, Security - the list is endless.



For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.