Driving Instructor

Training and Development Centre, WR9 8EQ6
£28,639 - £30,555 per annum, includes Market Supplement (subject to review)
07 Sep 2018
02 Oct 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Scale 6

£28,639 - £30,555 per annum, includes Market Supplement (subject to review)

37 hours per week

Training Centre, Droitwich, WR9 8EQ

The Role

A permanent opportunity has arisen for a driving instructor to join our friendly training centre.

The post holder will instruct and assess personnel in the use of relevant vehicles and the range of driving skills required to comply with current Blue Light standards.

The successful candidate will provide training for students for approval to drive service vehicles and instruct on Emergency Response Driver Training courses (ERDT). Provide reactive and proactive research into all matters affecting driver training, instructor training, licensing, legislation, resources and road safety and to present these findings in report and PowerPoint formats as required.

The Person

The ideal applicant will be in possession of a current car and LGV Category C driving licence, as well as having significant driving instructor experience and preferably have passed a driving test set by ROSPA, Institute of Advanced Motorists or equivalent.

It is desirable that the post holder has a Health & Safety qualification, First Aid at Work Certificate and is an Approved Driving Instructor. Experience and qualifications to undertake off road training, initial LGV licence instruction and towing training are also desirable. There may be the need to undertake additional training within this role where required.

About Us

Every day we're helping to save lives and keep the community safe - and not only by fighting fires. Behind the scenes at Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, there are lots of other roles that people don't see, helping to provide vital functions to keep us an efficient and effective Fire and Rescue Service.

Reasons to Join Us

- 26 days annual leave entitlement increasing to 31 days after five years’ continuous service (plus bank holidays).

- Access to a local government pension scheme.

- Flexi-time scheme allowing you to have an element of flexibility over your working hours.

For any queries relating to this position, please contact Station Commander Ian Jallands on 07790 082292.

Application forms to be submitted by Sunday 30 September 2018.

Interviews to be held week commencing 15 October 2018.

Supporting documents
Driving Instructor Job Description
Candidate Guidance Notes