PS/574/BCH - S01 - Driving Instructor - Learning & Development, Driving School - Human Resources

Police Staff
Human Resources
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Headquarters, Huntingdon, Cambs
Learning & Development Driving School
£29,064 - £33,732
Full Time
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 Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire 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 Monks Wood you will be required to work across all three 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 three forces.

The successful candidates must pass the BCH Police Driving Instructors Course within six 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

Internal applicants within Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary or Hertfordshire Constabulary (BCH), should upload either a CV or a completed ‘Staff internal role summary’ form, which can be found in the vacancy documents below. Please note you will be required to provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

External applicants should ensure that their current CV is uploaded and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. To ensure the recruitment process is fair and equal, please do not include personal details on your CV other than your name.

If you are successful at shortlisting, you will be required to provide evidence against the competency and values framework (CVF) and entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

All applications must be made through our online recruitment portal by clicking the ‘Apply’ button below.

This vacancy is open to Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary employees. If you are on a Bedfordshire Police or Hertfordshire Constabulary contract you will need to resign from your home force and join Cambridgeshire Constabulary.

All internal applicants must have successfully completed their probationary period in order to apply for this role.

This force is a Disability Confident employer. Should you require any reasonable adjustments for your application process, please contact the HR Service Centre on 01438 75(7777) or the manager contact for this role directly. We also offer the guaranteed interview scheme; this means that all candidates with a disability covered by the Equality Act 2010, who meet the minimum entry requirements for the role, will be invited to attend an interview.

This vacancy is live to those at risk of redundancy throughout the recruitment process. Any redeployee that wishes to apply should apply through the redeployment portal and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. Redeployees will take priority over other applicants at any point during the recruitment process up until a start date is agreed. Redeployees should notify the HR Service Centre at and their HR advisor of their application. All applicants will be notified if this occurs.
12 April 2020