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Driver Trainer
  • Employer: Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service
  • Reference: RBFRS/22/205634
  • Published: Fri 22/07/2022, 14:00 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/08/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,514 - £31,895 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Calcot, Reading, Berkshire

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Driver Trainer

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service provides a 24/7 emergency response service to the communities of Royal Berkshire, 365 days a year. Our highly trained, highly skilled Emergency Response Drivers ensure that fire crews arrive at emergency scenes quickly and safely, across all parts of the county of Berkshire.

RBFRS has a reputation for excellence, and this is a great opportunity to work for a Public Service provider who invests in the development and wellbeing of employees’. We offer flexible working arrangements, and actively promote an effective work life balance. This includes access to an Employee Assistance Programme, a comprehensive Occupational Health provision, the use of on-site gyms, and physiotherapy. 

This is an excellent prospect for a Driver Trainer to work with the Learning and Development and Resourcing and Development teams, delivering driver training and assessment across our organisation, and supporting the safety of the communities of Royal Berkshire. 

The successful candidates will be inspired to demonstrate and promote behaviours in line with the Job Profile as attached. Candidates will have the ability to self-manage and be adaptable and resilient members of the Driver Training team. 

The key focus of the role is to carry out appropriate driving instruction and assessments, supporting the quality assurance of all driver training resources and processes, ensuring all training is relevant, current and in line with National Operational Guidance, Legislation and/or best practice. 

The role requires a Category C driving licence, as detailed in the Job Profile. The candidate must be willing to develop as a Qualified Approved Driving Instructor (DSA ADI), and we are able to provide this course if it has not already been attained.


Excellent annual leave allowance of 27 days per annum

Superb Local Government Pension Scheme available

Access to gym and parking facilities 

Application and selection process

For driver trainer roles, the Fire Authority have exercised the discretion not to apply abatement if the successful applicant is in receipt of a Fire Service pension and the abatement conditions apply. More information can be obtained from Becci Jefferies by emailing

For further details about the roles please contact Lee Brathwaite, Group Manager (Learning and Development) at to arrange an informal discussion.

It is anticipated that the assessment process will run w/c 15 August 2022.

Anticipated start date: ASAP following recruitment process

The Behavioural Competency Framework allows us to easily identify the behaviours that drive successful performance and enables us to deliver an effective service. The behaviours detailed within the job profile will be assessed throughout the selection process. 

At Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service, we want you to bring your whole self to work.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are more than just words for us. That’s why we are committed to creating a culture where everyone feels included and respected, and where no one is unfairly discriminated against. All applications are considered on merit alone. We are a Disability Confident Leader – if you meet the essential criteria of the role, you will be guaranteed an interview.

Simply: Our community is varied and diverse. Our workforce should be too. At Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service, everyone is welcome.

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