11 Jan 2018

Part-Time Driver Trainers

West Yorkshire Police – Posted by AdminBradford, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

West Yorkshire Police is looking to recruit 6 Driver Trainers to join the Driver Training Unit based at Carr Gate, Wakefield.

In this role, you will train and assess individuals or groups, how to use vehicles safely and efficiently, whilst ensuring they develop a driving attitude that reflects the expectations of the community.

Eligible candidates will come a detailed knowledge of Highway Code and Roadcraft publications, as well as an ability to complete the Student Driver Trainers’ Course and drive to an acceptable police level for providing demonstration drives.

In addition, you must be prepared to work varied hours and travel as a passenger in a motor vehicle for lengthy periods of time without suffering motion sickness. You must hold a full current UK/European Driving Licence (Category B min) which you have held for at least 3 years.

Short listed candidates will be expected to take a Highway Code/Roadcraft exam within a specified time frame and MUST achieve a pass mark of 85%. Candidates will only have 2 attempts at this and failure to pass will see them leave the selection process at this stage. Candidates will also be required to undergo an assessment of their driving to ensure that they have a good driving standard. Successful candidates will then undergo an interview process where they will be expected to prepare a short 10 minute presentation to the interview panel on a subject given to them prior to the interview.

There is an expectation that successful candidates will be available to attend a 9 week trainer course commencing 8th May 2018 to 6th July 2018. Any candidates who are unable to fully attend this course should not apply. (This must be discussed with your current line manager – internal candidates).

A post within Driver Training will only be secured on successful completion of this course and candidates will only be offered one attempt.

If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact Inspector Field, or Angela Wilson 01924 878709 or Ext 21821

In regard to job-share – this post is suitable however it would have to be either 3 weeks on 3 weeks off or 4 weeks on 4 weeks off to cover the core courses and ensure that trainer competency is maintained.

Closing Date: 22 January 2018

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Job Categories: Trainer. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: driver, Job, police, trainer, training, uk, Vacancy, and West Yorkshire Police. Salary: 20,000 - 40,000.

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