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Driving Assessment & Development Officer

  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 9075
  • Published: Tue 16/06/2020, 15:35 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 14/07/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,589 - £23,836 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Thorn Turn Depot, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire

Team: Fleet Services Team

Job Family: Advising - CBG 7

Salary: £21,589 - £23,836 per annum pro rata

Hours: 37 hours per week

Base Location: Thorn Turn Depot, Houghton Regis with travel to other locations

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 14th July 2020

More about the role:

Find your greatness by joining the Fleet Services Team as our Driving Assessment & Development Officer. We are responsible for providing a number of services within the passenger transport arena. We are looking for someone to work as part of a close knit team, to support us in maintaining and developing staff skills in relation to driving standards and learning development. You will also be required to assist the Compliance Officer in carrying out external driving assessments on private hire drivers and external partners in schools and day centres. 

As part of your role, you will report to the Principal Officer to take the lead for ensuring that all required learning & development for a large team of council drivers and passenger assistants is arranged, booked and carried out via a centralised training team. You will also be required to identify future L&D needs in partnership with staff and team managers. 

The successful candidate will be required to have advanced driving experience through previous qualifications within emergency services or similar. They will have knowledge of road traffic legislation and will have undertaken road traffic collision investigations.  They will be competent to apportion responsibility in relation to road traffic collisions and driving activities. A clear understanding of corporate motor vehicle insurance will be needed, as will the ability to liaise effectively with other departments in relation to insurance queries, this will include external organisations. 

The successful candidate will become part of the Fleet management team, and there will be occasions when they will be required to provide assistance to colleagues who directly manage the transport operation. The post holder will be mainly based at Thorn Turn Depot, Houghton Regis but will also be expected to travel across the council area as required. They will also be required to work at our second transport base, Sandy Depot as necessary. 

To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Driving Assessment & Development Officer

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For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Paul Peplow at paul.peplow@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or call 0300 300 5755

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at recruitment@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community. 

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx

Downloads

  • Central Bedfordshire Map
  • Role Profile
  • Family Profile

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 9075
  • Published: Tue 16/06/2020, 15:35 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 14/07/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,589 - £23,836 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Thorn Turn Depot, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire

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