Driver Trainer

Pin icon NG9 Beeston
Pound Sterling icon Grade 5: £31,364 - £34,834
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 26 Apr 2024
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The Fire and Rescue Service in Nottinghamshire is looking to recruit an experienced Driver Trainer who will play a central role in the development of driver training within the service.

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified instructor to provide training and coaching to staff on all vehicles used by the Service. If you would like to make a difference to Nottinghamshire’s communities and this role is for you, click apply today!

Driver Trainer
Beeston, NG9 2GQ

  • Grade 5: £31,364 - £34,834
  • 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday)
  • Permanent

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organise and administer driving theory tests, training on specialist vehicle equipment and refresher training.
  • Provide presentations and instruction on driving theory, legislation, the Highway Code and advanced road-craft.
  • Train and coach staff on all vehicles within the Service fleet including fire appliances.
  • Assist in the development and production of driver training packages and ensure that current policies and procedures are up to date and reflect current legislation.


  • The successful candidate must be Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) registered, ADI or qualified LGV (Cat C) instructor.
  • Have previous experience of providing driver training or instruction and be a good communicator.
  • Possess an understanding of transport legislation and have working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes.
  • Hold a valid clean LGV (Cat C), B, BE and D1 drivers licence.


  • Agile Working – The service is very proud to offer employees the ability to mix office work with working from home to provide flexibility to help with your work-life balance.
  • Flexibility – Our client is family friendly and they are open to considering different working patterns which help you provide a better service to the community while supporting your home life. They are also open to part-time working
  • Annual Leave - 24 days of annual leave with an extra three concessionary days, plus bank holidays and a Christmas concessionary day.
  • Health and Wellbeing - As a service, they provide a wide range of Health and Wellbeing support to all employees which includes access to a Bupa cashback scheme, an Employee Assistance Programme and a dedicated Occupational Health team who are there to support you. Also, all employees receive free access to a gym.
  • Blue Light Card enabling discounts on shopping and eating out
  • Development – You will have access to both formal and informal professional development opportunities which will help you advance your career.
  • Pension – Access to a public service defined benefit pension scheme.

If you feel you have the skills and experience we are looking for and want to play an integral part in keeping Nottinghamshire communities safe, then we look forward to hearing from you.

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and you will be directed to the company website where you will be able to submit an application form.

Closing Date: 26th May 2024

Interview Date: 10th and 11th June 2024

The Fire & Rescue Service in Nottinghamshire is proud to be an equal opportunities and ‘Disability Confident’ employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. They welcome applications from all communities and particularly those who are currently under-represented in the workforce.

This service is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and or neglect and operates a safer recruitment process.

The successful candidate will be subject to a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of application forms.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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