Driver Trainer

£33931 per annum
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Abellio Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
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 our company by ensuring we have top quality, safe drivers joining our business and for existing drivers a focus on continued learning.


The ideal Driver Trainer person:


Are you passionate about delivering excellent experiences to every customer and putting people first always?

Do you have excellent driving skills and enthusiasm for driving?

Are you able to give clear direction, tuition and in brief?

Do you have patience and sound interpersonal skills?

Are you able to stay calm under pressure and point out errors in a constructive way?

Can you adapt your style to suit your audience?

In emergency situations do you react promptly and safely?

Do you have the ability to assess when not to intervene and when to encourage others?

Are you 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 Driver Trainer candidate will need to have:


• Excellent knowledge about vehicle checks

• A minimum of three full year’s bus driving experience

• A full & 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 packages


 This role requires flexibility with days and hours of work.

We are 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

•           Competitive salary

•           Contributory pension scheme

•           Employee rewards website including discounts on hundreds of retailers


In return you will receive an attractive salary package of £33.931 plus many benefits.


If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity please click on the link and send your CV TODAY!!