We have an opportunity for you to become a Driver Trainer to work with the Training School in the North West.


Closing date: 2nd December 2022


Hours of work will be 40 hrs per week 5 over 7, shifts

Overall purpose of job role:

· To train new drivers to the standard of PCV in accordance with the Department of Transport guidance.

· To deliver all aspects of Customer Service and Safety Training incorporating Diamond Bus NW values & beliefs, policies & procedures.

Key responsibilities & Duties

· To instruct new employees to DVSA PCV Standard.

· To deliver customer service training that puts the customer at the heart of the service delivery.

· To deliver key safe working practices identified by the business.

· To run driver training programmes and assessments for new drivers joining the business.

· To ensure all legislative updates are implemented and reviewed.

· To carry out driving assessments as and when required.

· To deliver driver related instruction and CPC training to both new and experienced drivers.

· To deliver training in operational procedures.

· To deliver remedial support and coaching following critical incidents or driver skills assessment to restore confidence and competence.

· To ensure that the Training Manager (or equivalent) is promptly informed of trainee driver/employee poor performance or conduct during training.

· To undertake driving duties as and when required.

· Able to work at other locations if required.

Qualifications & Experience

· A valid PCV licence for a minimum of 3 years

· Should hold or be willing to work towards Driving Instructors Level 3 NVQ – must be achieved within 1 year of becoming a Driving Instructor to be DSA compliant.

· Occupationally competent in all aspects of the job.

· An excellent performance record, free from avoidable collisions as a PCV bus/coach driver..

· Experience of working as an effective member of a team.

· Experience of successfully achieving deadlines and working without close supervision.

· No customer complaints for driver attitude.

· Demonstrable record of great customer service.

Interested candidates should send a comprehensive CV together with a covering letter to Micheala Bracegirdle Training Manager explaining why you would be the perfect candidate for this role.

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