Driver Trainer

£33251 per annum
30 Nov 2016
28 Dec 2016
Abellio Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
The fastest growing operator based in the London area has an excellent career opportunity for a Driver Trainer.  There is a competitive salary on offer of £33,251 to the right candidate.

The Role:

The Human Resources team are recruiting for a Driver Trainer to predominantly work out of South depots (Battersea, Walworth and Beddington), with requirement to work at other locations as required. The role will involve classroom training including the delivery of CPC training, driver inductions, City & Guilds training along with driving instructing responsibilities.

You will work alongside the recruitment team to facilitate driver recruitment assessment days, undertake corrective training with existing drivers, refresher training with candidates in our potential new driver pool and spend time instructing drivers who have recently acquired their PCV licence.

This role will contribute to the success of the company by ensuring they have top quality, safe drivers joining their business and for existing drivers a focus on continued learning.

Key Skills & Qualifications:

The ideal person:
  • Be passionate about delivering excellent experiences to every customer and putting people first always
  • Have excellent driving skills and enthusiasm for driving
  • Able to give clear direction, tuition and in brief
  • Have patience and sound interpersonal skills
  • Able to stay calm under pressure and point out errors in a constructive way
  • Be able to adapt your style to suit your audience
  • In emergency situations able to react promptly and safely
  • Have the ability to assess when not to intervene and when to encourage others
  • Be confident delivering presentations to large and small groups and facilitating group activities
We are looking for someone who has all of the above plus more….

The successful candidate will need to have:
  • Excellent knowledge about vehicle checks
  • A minimum of three full years bus driving experience
  • A full and clean driving licence – no points
  • A clean record for driving standards i.e. no avoidable collisions, poor driving
  • assessments or complaints about driving for 2 full years
  • Good standard of computer literacy in MS Office package

This role requires flexibility with days and hours of work.

The Package:
  • Competitive salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Excellent Benefits
Employee rewards website including discounts on hundreds of retailers

The Company:

This Company is a thriving transport company operating buses on contracts for Transport for London (TFL) in Central, South and West London as well as a smaller business in Surrey. The company aspires to be the “the best bus company” in London and Surrey.

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