Trainer Standard Driving - JRN 20987
 

We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity to join our driver training team.  The role will involve planning; designing and delivering Police driving courses to continue to meet the high demands to maintain operational capacity across the force.


Driver trainers must be able to make skilled ‘dynamic risk assessments’ as training progresses in order to safely develop driver skills in rapidly changing environments.
 
What will I be doing?

1. Provide training in police driving methods for response drivers as defined by the College of Policing and other codes of practice, ensuring that safe driving methods are taught in order to provide the force with staff appropriately trained for their role.
2. Carry out tests and final assessments to determine competency of delegates against descriptors.
3. Provide classroom training to underpin practical delivery.
4. Carry out on road practical assessments in order to ensure competency against required College of Policing standards as and when needed to maintain operational deployments.
5. Provide 'attitudinal' training to ensure that recommended driving procedures and attitudes are imparted to officers.
6. Teach a variety of other recognised driving skills as appropriate, using various teaching methodologies and techniques in order to aid learning.
7. Supervise and instruct students in basic car maintenance and related tasks to ensure that vehicles are prepared for operational use and comply with driving safety standards.
8. 
Consider training delivery methodology on an ongoing basis, liaising with programme sponsors and students, in order to identify training delivery methods which are effective and efficient whilst meeting customer requirements.
9. Undertake a range of administrative and quality assurance tasks in support of the delivery of the overall department objectives.
10. 
Flexible work required with advanced notice to meet operational demand and curriculum outcomes.
 

It is essential that applicants hold an ADI (Approved Driving Instructor) qualification to be considered for this role.

 

Previous emergency response driving is desirable but not essential.

 

It would be advantageous to hold a D1 category licence for this role but not essential.

 

Successful applicants will be expected to attain a recognised L4 teaching qualification upon appointment (delivered in house)

 

Interviews: to take place w/c 11th October 2021.

 
Vetting level: Recruitment Vetting (RV) 
Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed. 
A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 

Northumbria Police are currently undertaking a role and reward project in respect of all police staff posts. For further information please contact the Talent Acquisition Team

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

All police staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

Vacancy Contact: 
To discuss the position in more detail please contact David Gibson (4988) – Operational Training Manager
  
Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

 

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Rank/Grade
Grade E
Location
Newcastle
Hours
Full Time
Salary Range
£23,766 to £26,016
 

We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity to join our driver training team.  The role will involve planning; designing and delivering Police driving courses to continue to meet the high demands to maintain operational capacity across the force.


Driver trainers must be able to make skilled ‘dynamic risk assessments’ as training progresses in order to safely develop driver skills in rapidly changing environments.
 
What will I be doing?

1. Provide training in police driving methods for response drivers as defined by the College of Policing and other codes of practice, ensuring that safe driving methods are taught in order to provide the force with staff appropriately trained for their role.
2. Carry out tests and final assessments to determine competency of delegates against descriptors.
3. Provide classroom training to underpin practical delivery.
4. Carry out on road practical assessments in order to ensure competency against required College of Policing standards as and when needed to maintain operational deployments.
5. Provide 'attitudinal' training to ensure that recommended driving procedures and attitudes are imparted to officers.
6. Teach a variety of other recognised driving skills as appropriate, using various teaching methodologies and techniques in order to aid learning.
7. Supervise and instruct students in basic car maintenance and related tasks to ensure that vehicles are prepared for operational use and comply with driving safety standards.
8. 
Consider training delivery methodology on an ongoing basis, liaising with programme sponsors and students, in order to identify training delivery methods which are effective and efficient whilst meeting customer requirements.
9. Undertake a range of administrative and quality assurance tasks in support of the delivery of the overall department objectives.
10. 
Flexible work required with advanced notice to meet operational demand and curriculum outcomes.
 

It is essential that applicants hold an ADI (Approved Driving Instructor) qualification to be considered for this role.

 

Previous emergency response driving is desirable but not essential.

 

It would be advantageous to hold a D1 category licence for this role but not essential.

 

Successful applicants will be expected to attain a recognised L4 teaching qualification upon appointment (delivered in house)

 

Interviews: to take place w/c 11th October 2021.

 
Vetting level: Recruitment Vetting (RV) 
Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed. 
A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 

Northumbria Police are currently undertaking a role and reward project in respect of all police staff posts. For further information please contact the Talent Acquisition Team

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

All police staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

Vacancy Contact: 
To discuss the position in more detail please contact David Gibson (4988) – Operational Training Manager
  
Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.