Recruitment

Do you want to make a difference to Road Safety, why not become a Sussex Driver Trainer?

Current opportunities:

  • Sussex Driver Training – Practical On-Road Trainer (ADIs) who have their own dual-controlled vehicle that does not display any advertising for driving lessons etc

Driver Training practical on-road Trainer opportunity

Are you an Approved Driving Instructor (ADI)?  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 Sussex and beyond safer?

The opportunity:
Sussex Driver Training is a key partner of Sussex Safer Roads partnership committed to reducing the numbers of fatalities and injuries on Sussex roads, by changing driver attitudes and behaviour. We are responsible for delivering the National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme on behalf of Sussex  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 Sussex Driver Training .

You would be required to deliver nationally accredited courses at any of Sussex Driver Training physical venues across Sussex. The successful applicants must have: LTD/Sole Trader 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 with dual controls that does not display any advertising.

What we’re looking for:
At Sussex Driver Training we are looking for 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 per lesson. 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: driver.training@westsussex.gov.uk