PS/436/BCH - A4 - Driving Instructor - Human Resources

Police Staff
Human Resources
Hertfordshire Constabulary
Headquarters, WGC, Herts
Driving School
£24,759 - £31,995
Full Time
*Please note that this vacancy has now closed and is available to redeployees only; it will not be checked on a regular basis by the recruitment team. It is therefore essential that if you apply for this role, you e-mail to notify us that you have submitted an application. We will then process it for shortlisting. If you do not notify us by e-mail that you have submitted an application, it will not be picked up. Please also ensure that you notify your allocated Change Advisor of any redeployee applications that you have submitted.
Redeployees who apply will be given priority over any other internal applicants for permanent roles up until the point that an offer has been accepted either verbally or in writing.
If a role is not filled by an internal candidate and is advertised externally, redeployees will continue to get priority over external applicants until a successful candidate has received a final offer of employment.*

An exciting opportunity has become available to be trained as a Police Staff Driving Instructor delivering a range of police driver training to officers and staff across the Beds, Cambs and Herts collaborated Police Forces. Once qualified you will initially train Emergency Response Car Courses before progressing onto delivering Advanced Car and Pursuit courses.

The BCH driving school is responsible for training officers and police staff on a range of driving courses in accordance with national driving standards issued by the College of Policing. Police Driving Instructors also conduct regular driving assessments to ensure police drivers are competent to continue to drive police vehicles to a high standard. The driving school sits within Learning and Development as a collaborated unit and has three bases across BCH.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual, who is responsive to change and has excellent communication skills to ensure they get the best out of students. You will be responsible for delivering both practical driver training and relevant theoretical classroom presentations.
Although the successful candidate will be primarily located at Welwyn Garden City you will be required to work across all 3 forces as and when required to deliver driver training as required. Instructors will work Monday to Friday however will need to be prepared to work a late turn on occasion to enable students to experience driving in varying light conditions.

You will be part of a team of police officers and police staff delivering driver training across the 3 forces.

Interested applicants meeting the entry requirements on the role profile should provide evidence against the four personal qualities below and the entry requirements:-

• We take ownership
• We deliver, support and inspire
• We analyse critically
• We are innovative and open-minded

Applicants MUST be a currently authorised ADI (Approved Driving Instructor) registered with the DVSA. It is desirable that you will have previous emergency response driving, but not essential.
You will also be expected to evidence against all personal qualities and the entry requirements stipulated in the role profile.

If you are shortlisted you will be required to undergo and pass an assessment similar to Part 2 and Part 3 of the DVSA’s ADI process. Upon successful completion of the assessment you will progress to interview stage.

Those that have previously applied and been unsuccessful need not apply again.
The successful candidates must pass the BCH Police Driving Instructors Course within 6 months of starting to enable them continued employment in the role. We will provide as much support as possible to achieve this.

Should you have any questions about the role please contact BCH Driver Training Sgt Richard March at

* All applications must be submitted through our online recruitment website by clicking the apply button below.

** Please note, this vacancy is open to Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire employees however, if you are on a Bedfordshire or Cambridgeshire contract you will need to resign from your home force Terms & Conditions and join Hertfordshire Constabulary.

*** Please note that this advert will be live to redeployees throughout the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. To do this if you are a redeployee, write ‘Redeployee’ in the other competency boxes and just complete your evidence against the minimum entry requirements in the relevant box. Redeployees will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.
30 September 2019