Bus Driving

We currently have vacancies for bus drivers - both current PCV licence holders and those willing to train.

We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic people with a 'can do' attitude to join our team. As a bus driver with London United or London Sovereign you’ll be responsible for providing a helpful, reliable and safe service to passengers and also other road users and pedestrians. You’ll be responsible for checking the condition of your vehicle, ensuring it is safe to drive and for helping us to meet targets for the reliability of the bus service on your route.

Full paid training to get your Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) licence is available through our in-house Driving Instructor team.

We offer a range of staff benefits and are proud of our track record in developing our people and for looking after our staff.

We would welcome your application if you meet the following criteria:

  • Have a driving licence with no more than three points, no unspent drink driving convictions and at least one year’s driving experience in the UK 

  • Live close to at least one of our garage locations (see the list HERE)

  • Are happy to work rostered shifts which will include early starts, late finishes and weekends

  • Are able to consistently provide the best possible customer service to our customers

  • Are a safe, sensible driver and can show a real commitment to complying with our safety rules

  • Can pass the medical requirements for a PCV licence

  • Have good communication skills, including proficiency in written and spoken English

  • Are a quick learner and have the willingness and ability to study for your PCV licence or CPC and to pass the required tests.

You will also have to prove you have right to work in the UK (if you haven’t got a work permit we cannot consider your application).

Staff benefits:

  • Paid Training to gain BTEC nationally recognised qualification

  • Paid training towards your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)

  • Paid holidays

  • Free life insurance

  • Free Staff travel pass and nominee pass for London (provided by TfL and subject to qualifying conditions

  • Company pension scheme

  • Child Care Vouchers

  • Fitness First Gym Discount


If this sounds like you, please contact the appropriate company you wish to work for:

For London United applications, download the application form here, complete and return it to us. Alternatively you can call or email us on:

Tel: 0800 694 0112
Email: driverrecruitment@lonutd.co.uk

For London Sovereign applications, please call or email us on:

Tel: 020 8238 5505
Email: driver.recruitment@ratpdevlondon.co.uk