Driver Trainer


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Driver Trainer

The Human Resources team are recruiting for a Driver Trainer to predominantly work out of Abellio London and Surrey's 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 Abellio London and Surrey by ensuring we have top quality, safe drivers joining our business and for existing drivers a focus on continued learning.

The ideal 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 candidate will need to have:

Excellent knowledge about vehicle checks

A minimum of three full years 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.

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