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DAD's Taxi

This new wheelchair accessible service is now available to take bookings

Photo of DAD's taxi

The above photo is of DAD's taxi ready for hire!

Taxi Film

Please visit this Vimeo link to see the 3 minute film to promote the benefits and ease of using the DAD accessible taxi service. The film features subtitles and British Sign Language Interpreter. The DAD taxi is provided by DAD and supported by Local Motion, funded by the Department for Transport's Local Sustainable Transport Fund.

DAD's Taxi Service:

• Welcomes all customers
• Assistance dogs are welcome
• Easy access for wheelchair users
• Stylish vehicle
• Smart, courteous drivers
• High quality customer service
• Customers treated with dignity and respect

Call/text 07710 158077 or call 01325 251044

If the driver is unable to take your call then please leave a message on the answer phone and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Local Motion Logo

Local Motion, engaging with the people of Tees Valley and working with Connect Tees Valley, we support walking, cycling, taking public transport and car sharing because it’s good for our communities, our health and well-being and it improves our environment.

Driver Vacancy

Hourly rate: £7.20 per hour plus enhancements for weekend work, and being on call

Hours: Variable - to cover weekends, holiday/sickness cover

Employed by DAD

Self Employment will be considered

Job Purpose: Providing a high quality taxi service, transporting passengers by driving a wheelchair accessible taxi.

Skills/Qualifications: Meets all requirements of the Darlington taxi licencing authority including; Dependability, Safety Management, Customer Service, Customer Focus, Map Reading, Professionalism, Confidentiality, Teamwork,

Personal qualities: Respectful, courteous, well mannered, smart appearance, able to maintain confidentiality, ability to work with all customers and treat people equally.

NB All successful applicants will be required to undertake a medical and a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Clean Driving Licence ESSENTIAL

The following will be funded: Taxi Knowledge Test(1), Medical (1) and Disability Equality Training (1)

For an application pack please contact Judith Gledhili on 01325489999 or email Judith