Trainee Bus Drivers


At Hedingham and Chambersyou'll have the opportunity to interact with different people on a daily basis, which makes it a great job if you're a people's person! 

Ideal for those considering a career change from Retail, Education, Health and Social Care

Every day is different! Every journey is different so don't let your current job drive you crazy, drive for us! 

We have full time vacancies for non-licence holders in: Kelvedon (Colchester), Sible Hedingham (Braintree district), and Sudbury (Suffolk), and what's more you earn as you learn as full training is given by our training team.

If you have a PSV licence - click here 

Could Bus Driving be your new start?

How much do you earn? 

  • £10.74 per hour from your first day of training 
  • £12.35 per hour for the first year after training.
  • £13 per hour thereafter for local bus provision.
  • £20 per hour for Rail Replacement duties.

Why choose us? 

  • Guaranteed 40 hours per week and optional overtime
  • Free company travel pass on all Hedingham and Chambers services for you, your partner and children*
  • Paid training programme
  • A career with the opportunity to progress within the company
  • Flexible working patterns, holiday and weekly pay
  • Smart uniform 
  • Stable, long-term employment
  • Employee Assistance Programme accessible by all employees, employees' partners and children between the ages of 16-24 (living at home in full time education) with resources including financial/legal/mental health advice, lifestyle courses, workshops and counselling services
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Company mobile phone
  • Be part of the Go-Ahead Group, one of the largest UK transport providers with operations expanding internationally

What experience do I need? 

  • A car driving licence with a minimum of a year's UK driving experience
  • Must be over the age of 18
  • Smart and professional appearance 
  • Previous Customer Service, retail or working with people skills (preferred) 
  • Flexibility to work shifts 

Want to know more? 

* Your company travel pass allows travel for FREE on all our Go East Anglia services including Konectbus services which cover parts of Norfolk.  Click to view the map