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Sorry DriveSafe is not currently recruiting

However, if you meet the criteria below and would like to register your interest for future self-employed Theory Trainer opportunities, please email and we shall contact you when opportunities become available.

DriveSafe Theory Trainer role profile

Essential experience:
• Possess an extensive knowledge of the Highway Code.
• Understand the theories underlying behavioural change techniques and how these are expressed through course design.
• Possession of a wide-ranging knowledge of driver training is essential.
• Ability to communicate clearly, accurately and in plain language, both verbally and in writing.
• At least one year’s experience of delivering learning or training in a one-to-one and group settings.
• The ability to explore different driving scenarios with experienced drivers.
• Skills to challenge attitudes constructively.
• Skills to encourage individuals and groups to participate fully in courses.
• Experience of a working environment where administration skills are essential.
• Effectively deliver presentations accurately as specified in the course manual and demonstrate excellent group facilitation skills.

Essential qualifications:
• Licenced by UK Road Offender Education (UKROEd) to deliver National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme (NDORS) course(s) or prepared to attend and pass a 2-day NDORS training course and comply with UKROEd licence requirements.
• Hold a full UK driving licence.
• A nationally recognised qualification in delivering training or an accreditation in delivering behavioural programmes for adults. e.g. PTTLS Level 4 or equivalent
• Hold RoSPA Gold or Silver advanced driving certificate (or be prepared to obtain) - this must be renewed every 3 years.
• Hold a current Disclosure and Barring Service (Enhanced) certificate, including both child and adult barring lists.

Essential attributes:
• Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to relate to a broad spectrum of the general public, both face-to-face and via online meeting platforms.
• Team player with a positive attitude and the ability to share relevant and useful information with others in the team including staff at DriveSafe venues.
• The ability to reflect realistically and constructively on own strengths, weaknesses and performance and to act on feedback from mentors.
• To demonstrate respect and courtesy with the ability to motivate positive change.
• Have the flexibility to adapt to changing work methods and new organisational challenges; and to maintain an up to date knowledge of road safety developments.
• Have a strong personal commitment to continuous self-development.
• Prepared to deliver courses at any of DriveSafe’s physical venues across Greater Manchester and from home using own IT equipment to deliver online courses via a digital platform.
• Trainers should dress in an appropriate business-like manner when delivering all DriveSafe courses.
• Prepared to work planned morning, afternoon and evening shifts Monday to Saturday.

Essential technical specification – for delivering online digital courses:
• Private room for delivering courses without interruption from other people or pets. (Note: a bedroom is not suitable).
• Desktop or laptop computer with webcam, microphone and speakers, suitable for streaming videos (i.e. CPU – 2.8Ghz Core i5 or better. RAM – 8GB DDR3 RAM. Graphics Card – GTX 660 or AMD 7870 or higher with 2GB Video Ram).
• Broadband internet service with sufficient upload speed to stream video (e.g. 8Mbps Upload).
• Zoom Pro Account (monthly or annual subscription).
• Microsoft Office 365 – Powerpoint.
• A private email account / address.
• A functioning printer.