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Training and Recruitment Officer

We are looking for a Recruitment & Training Officer to join our team in the Midlands. As a full time Training and Recruitment Officer you will be predominantly training out of our Leicester depot which will be your base.

You will be playing an extremely important role in the training of new employees to pass their PCV test, coaching new PCV holders and existing drivers who may require additional training, as well as delivering classroom based training such as induction and CPC.

The successful applicant will have held a PCV licence for a minimum of 3 years, have an excellent attendance, disciplinary and customer service record, an unblemished driving record with a Drive Green score of less than 20, have attended Journey Makers training, as well as having excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as this role will involve dealing with a wide variety of people.

The salary for this position is £30,306 per annum and the working hours will be 38 per week with varied start times.

Key Accountabilities

  • Work with local managers to ensure that teams are competently trained, and to achieve agreed establishment requirements
  • Consistently deliver high quality training in line with a divisional framework and local guidelines, specifically, but not exclusively in the following areas:
  • Instruct new recruits to DSA PCV standard and train on customer service and carry out driving assessments as appropriate
  • Undertake theory tests and ensure adequate stock of theory certificates
  • CPC training to both new and established drivers
  • Remedial support following critical incidents or driver skills assessment to restore confidence and competence
  • Adhere to agreed processes to effectively induct new employees, ensuring trainees work in a safe manner in accordance to company safety policies and procedures
  • Execute the local training and recruitment plans
  • Maintain accurate records for all aspects of training and recruitment standards and performance
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure positive relationships are maintained between the Training team and the business
  • Ensure a comprehensive hand-over and coordination across shifts
  • Undertake driving duties, as required

One of Britain's largest bus operators, we help around 1.6 million passengers get about their local communities every day. Putting safety first and our customers at the heart of everything we do, we provide reliable, comfortable and punctual services that offer good value for money. We're also proud to be part of the FirstGroup family that carries 2.5 billion passengers a year all around the world in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and Mexico.

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UK Bus - Leicester
Abbey Lane, Leicester, England, LE4 0DA
  • Ref:
  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    All Other Roles
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Leicester
  • Closing Date:
    30 September 2019
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