DriveSafe Opportunities:

  • DriveSafe self-employed Theory Trainer
  • DriveSafe self-employed practical On-Road Trainer (ADIs)

DriveSafe self-employed Theory Trainer opportunity

Are you passionate about delivering outstanding training courses to drivers? Do you have 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? Do you want to be part of a dynamic team helping to make the roads of Greater Manchester and beyond safer?

The opportunity:
DriveSafe is a key partner of Safer Roads Greater Manchester, a multi-agency partnership committed to reducing the numbers of fatalities and injuries on Greater Manchester's roads, by changing driver attitudes and behaviour. We are responsible for delivering the National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme on behalf of Greater Manchester Police.

As a self-employed Trainer you will undertake a challenging and varied role in providing training to the public across a variety of areas in order to deliver a comprehensive service to DriveSafe.

You would be required to deliver nationally accredited courses (for example the National Speed Awareness Course) at any of DriveSafe’s physical venues across Greater Manchester, as well as at home using your own IT equipment to deliver online courses via a digital platform.

What we’re looking for:
At DriveSafe we are always looking for suitable self-employed Trainers who are prepared to perform and achieve excellent standards to ensure our clients receive the best possible experience through a professional delivery.

You’ll receive full training and will be entitled to claim a fixed fee (currently £24.31 - £30.00 per hour). Depending upon your availability and client demand, a variable number of hours (typically 12-30 hours per week) will be offered on a month-by-month basis.

We are looking to recruit Trainers who are able to deliver both our online and classroom courses (i.e. you must be willing to travel to any of our Greater Manchester course venues).

Person specification:
- 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.
- A proven ability to apply IT skills, including data entry.
- Experience of a working environment where administration skills were essential.
- Effectively deliver presentations accurately as specified in the course manual and demonstrate excellent group facilitation skills.
- Licenced by UK Road Offender Education (UKROEd) to deliver National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme (NDORS) course(s) or prepared to attend and pass the 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 (or be prepared to obtain).
- 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 (or be prepared to obtain).

If you meet the criteria above, please email us to register your interest and we'll contact you when we're next recruiting:

Email: trainers@drivesafe.org.uk


DriveSafe self-employed practical on-road Trainer opportunity

Are you an Approved Driving Instructor (ADI)? Do you have coaching experience to deliver our suite of NDORS courses, fleet courses, minibus and taxi assessments? Do you have excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to relate to a broad spectrum of the general public? Do you want to be part of a dynamic team helping to make the roads of Greater Manchester and beyond safer?

The opportunity:
DriveSafe is a key partner of Safer Roads Greater Manchester, a multi-agency partnership committed to reducing the numbers of fatalities and injuries on Greater Manchester's roads, by changing driver attitudes and behaviour. We are responsible for delivering the National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme on behalf of Greater Manchester Police.

We’re looking for Approved Driving Instructors (ADI) who are passionate about delivering outstanding training courses to drivers. As a self-employed Trainer you will undertake a challenging and varied role in providing training to the public across a variety of areas in order to deliver a comprehensive service to DriveSafe.

You would be required to deliver nationally accredited courses at any of DriveSafe’s physical venues across Greater Manchester. The successful applicants must have: Professional Indemnity and liability insurance (DIA or MSA membership) or equivalent; internet, email access and a printer. In addition, Practical Trainers must be able to supply a training car.

What we’re looking for:
At DriveSafe we are always looking for suitable self-employed Trainers who are prepared to perform and achieve excellent standards to ensure our clients receive the best possible experience through a professional delivery.

You’ll receive full training and will be entitled to claim a fixed fee (currently £30.00 per hour). Depending upon your availability and client demand a variable number of hours (typically two or three days per month) which will be offered on a month-by-month basis.

Person specification:
- 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 and coaching.
- Ability to communicate clearly, accurately and in plain language, both verbally and in writing.
- Skills to relate to clients in one-to one and group settings. The ability to explore different driving scenarios with experienced drivers.
- Skills to challenge attitudes constructively.
- Skills to encourage clients to participate fully in courses.
- A proven ability to apply IT skills, including data entry.
- Evidence of prior experience delivering training to qualified drivers.
- Licenced by UKROEd to deliver NDORS course(s) or prepared to attend and pass the 2-day NDORS training course.
- Hold a full UK driving licence.
- 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 (or be prepared to obtain).
- Minimum, 2 years driver training experience.
- DVSA Fleet Registered.
- Be a Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) at a minimum grade B level.

If you meet the criteria above, please email us to register your interest and we'll contact you soon:

Email: trainers@drivesafe.org.uk


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