Police Scotland Positions 2022 in Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom – Driving Instructor

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Police Scotland is the national organisation for policing with the purpose of improving the safety and wellbeing of people, places and communities in Scotland. The service is the second largest in the UK and covers over 28,000 square miles with a workforce of 23,000 officers and staff.

Police Scotland requires high standards of driving from the drivers within the organisation and we are seeking enthusiastic and experienced driving instructors to train and assess our officers and staff.

The primary role of a Police Scotland driving instructor is to instruct Police Officers and Police Staff in practical driving techniques and emergency response driving, including providing practical demonstrations and teaching a uniform system of car control (based on Roadcraft Manual).

You will be based at Police Scotland, Burnett Road, Inverness and have responsibility for assessing student performance using a range of methods and evidence, writing formal student assessments and other reports, providing counselling and agreeing action plans where required.

You will have responsibility for the daily care, maintenance and cleanliness of all vehicles used by the department and where appropriate, the transportation of vehicles to and from training areas and vehicle workshops.

We will also expect you to assist in preparing, reviewing and updating training materials in relation to existing or projected training courses to ensure delivery and content remains current. You will undertake course administration functions including the facilitation of training programmes.


You will hold a full DVSA category B driving licence and possess previous training and experience of Police emergency response driving.

DVSA rules require that driving instructors teaching provisional licence holders to attain new licence categories must themselves have held a Driving Licence in the relevant categories for a minimum of 3 years.

As part of the selection process you will have to provide evidence that you meet the UK medical requirements for Group 2 licence holders.

This full time post is permanent and requires Standard Recruitment Vetting. You will work 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 08:30 to 16:30.

The following competencies at level 2 will be used for the selection process:

We are emotionally aware

We take ownership

We are collaborative

We deliver, support and inspire

We analyse critically

We are innovative and open minded


– Competitive salary and guaranteed allowances

– Annual salary increments

– Local Government Pension Scheme

– 28 days annual leave and 6 public holidays on appointment

– Wide range of family friendly policies

– Employee Assistance Programme

– Access to range of staff associations

– Scottish Police Recreation Association

– Scottish Police Credit Union

– Cycle to Work Scheme


The Scottish Police Authority / Police Scotland is committed to positive action in the recruitment and selection of people with disabilities. We guarantee an interview to any applicant who has a disability, as defined under the Equality Act 2010, and who meets the essential criteria for the post. Please regard this as an opportunity to let us help you. Tell us of any aspects which could present difficulties and any suggestions for overcoming these.


Applicants must be a British citizen, a member of the EU or other states in the EEA, a Commonwealth citizen or a foreign national free of restrictions. You should also have been resident in the UK for a minimum of three immediately prior to application.


Please visit the Police Scotland Career Site for Job Reference Number – 966

Company: Police Scotland

Vacancy Type: £35,556/yr · Full-time

Job Location: Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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