Driver Training Manager

Service Training Centre, Westway, Euxton, Chorley


Grade 7 SCP 32-36 (£28,485 - £31,601)

36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, flexitime working arrangements, some weekend working.

Based at our Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Training Centre, Westway, Euxton, Chorley, PR7 6DH

Are you an experienced Driver Trainer/Manager looking for an exciting new challenge? If so we may be able to help you!

Here at Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service are main aim is making Lancashire safer and in helping us achieve that, one of our priorities is responding to fire and other emergencies quickly and competently.

We seek to deliver high standards of operational response. We prepare and plan for emergencies so that when an emergency happens, we do it quickly, with the right training, the right information and the right equipment to deal with the incident effectively and safely.

Your role will play a significant part in contributing to the success of this.

Key Responsibilities

You will lead and manage the Driver and Vehicle Operator Training team, ensuring they are trained, informed and remain competent in role. Responsibilities also include the delivery, evaluation and quality assurance of driver training courses and associated material, ensuring effective use of resources to meet organisational needs and objectives. The Driver Training Manager will also work closely with the Head of Fleet & Engineering Service to develop driver and vehicle operator related training material and policies that are legally compliant and promote excellence in training delivery, through application (or development of ) sector best practice and quality assurance.

You will have a thorough knowledge of Roadcraft, Highway Code and Know your Signs.

It is essential that you have experience of driving tuition and hold a valid driving & vehicle standard agency approved driving instructor (ADI) (car) certificate and LGV license valid for 3 years or more with experience (cat C or C + E). Documentation to be validated at interview.

What’s in it for you?

You will be working for a strong performing Emergency Service, which has a highly committed and professional workforce. Our values are the qualities that we believe are the most important to us and describe the expectations the public have of us and that we have of each other.

This is a permanent, full time position of which you will receive a highly competitive salary of up to £31,601 depending on experience, plus access to a variety of benefits, which could include 27 days annual leave, pension scheme, flexible working, training and development.

The closing date is 1200 noon, Friday 23 February 2018 with the interviews being held the week commencing 19th March 2018 at LFRS Training Centre, Westway, Euxton, Chorley PR7 6DH.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, including people with disabilities, women and those from ethnic minority groups.