Travel Assistant Cork

Location Cork
Discipline: Corporate & Support
Job type: Additional Resource
Contact name: Keefe

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Job ref: 002441
Published: over 1 year ago
Expiry date: 24 Mar 2023 23:59


The National Transport Authority is funding a  Travel Assistance Scheme in Cork. The Scheme aims to help people with disabilities to use public transport services by showing them how to use the public transport network independently and with confidence.

The Scheme is managed by Bus Eireann and we are hiring a Travel Assistant on a 1 year contract to join the team. 

It’s an exciting time to be part of the Bus Éireann team. The company’s route network and fleet is growing and modernising to make its services better than ever and the new pilot Travel Assistance Scheme aims to enhance the accessibility of these services.


Interested candidates must demonstrate the following essential criteria:


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working with people with disabilities;
  • Specific knowledge of issues relating to customers with disabilities;
  • Ability to understand and respond appropriately to customers with physical and emotional needs;
  • Experience of working closely with customers and customer groups, regularly inviting feedback and suggestions;
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and fluency in English;
  • Have a good knowledge of the Bus Éireann, Iarnród Éireann and the TFI Local Link public transport network in Cork; and
  • Be willing to work in an outdoor environment.


Please note Garda Vetting is required for this role.


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