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Driving Skills Trainer

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/166547/19578
  • Published: Wed 08/12/2021, 15:04 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/01/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,382 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Reigate

The starting salary for this position is £35,382 per annum for a 36 hour working week.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a small team responsible for the delivery of all aspects of driver training to employees of Surrey Fire and Rescue Service and it’s partner organisations. The Service provides emergency services throughout the county, 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year and has invested in a wide range of modern specialised vehicles to fulfil it’s role.

As a Driver Trainer within ‘Learning and Development’ you will be part of a team of three Instructors responsible for all aspects of driver training delivery. This is a varied role that involves training staff to drive and operate everything from forklift trucks, off road driver training and safe response driving in cars and large vehicles. The main focus will be training delivery in LGV class vehicles including training staff to obtain their vocational licence. You will have a good knowledge of the legislation around response driving. You will be expected to gain sufficient qualifications and experience to gain a place on the National Fire Chiefs Council response driving instructor register within 12 months of appointment.       

This is a full-time role, nominally 36 hours per week but a flexible approach to work is essential as you will be required to adapt your hours to meet the needs of the service. Some weekend and evening work is also required.

A good knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products is essential as well as being able to use a variety of other computer-based systems. This is to evidence the training delivered an enter information onto a variety of data bases.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • Current DVLA category B manual car licence
  • Current DVLA category B+E manual car + trailer licence
  • Current DVLA category C manual LGV licence

Please note, DVLA licences must have been held for a minimum of 3 years with less than 7 current penalty points and free from disqualifications.

  • Current ADI qualification
  • Assessor qualification
  • Experience of LGV licence acquisition training
  • RTITB forklift and demountable container instructor
  • PTTLS teaching qualification (or equivalent)
  • Off-road driving instructor
  • Fire, Police or Ambulance service response driving instructor qualification
  • Competent in MS office products
  • Evidence of Continual Professional Development in the driver training arena

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape how we treat each other and who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 16//01/2022 with interviews to follow.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Peter Mosdell on 07968 834583 or by e-mail at peter.mosdell@surreycc.gov.uk

We look forward to receiving your application. Please click on the apply online button below to submit. If you require the format of the application to be changed (e.g. large print), please advise the recruitment hub via sfrs.recruiting@surreycc.gov.uk  

Benefits

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/166547/19578
  • Published: Wed 08/12/2021, 15:04 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/01/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,382 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Reigate

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