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Vacancy – Driving Advisor

Location: Salford, Manchester

Hours: 2 days per week (additional hours available)

Salary: TBC depending upon experience

Due to service expansion, RDAC Manchester has an exciting opportunity for a Driving Advisor. This is a part time role which will initially be for 2 days per week (Thursday and Friday) with scope for increased hours both on a temporary and permanent basis in the near future. The successful candidate will be based in Manchester and will provide driving assessments as well as some driving tuition from RDAC locations predominantly around Greater Manchester and East Lancashire. On occasions, this role will also be required to provide holiday cover for RDAC staff in other locations (travel and accommodation expenses will be covered).

As an accredited member of Driving Mobility, RDAC is a successful and forward thinking established organisation with a number of Assessment Centres throughout the UK. You will deliver Driving Assessments to clients with a diverse range of medical conditions focusing on both physical vehicle control and higher driving skills. Working as part of an assessment team, together with an Occupational Therapist you will follow an assessment structure in order to form a recommendation to inform the client, DVLA and Health Professionals. You must be able to work on your own initiative in a busy environment. The ability to multi-task and demonstrate exceptional organisational skills are essential. You will liaise regularly with the RDAC administration team to ensure referrals are processed accurately, assessments are delivered effectively, and quality reports are generated. The successful candidate will have good educational standards with a minimum of GCSE or equivalent A-C in Maths and English and must be able to use Microsoft software packages. You will need to have a good telephone manner and customer relationship skills as dealing with clients both face-to-face and over the telephone is an integral part of this role. Previous experience of working with people with disabilities would be an advantage.

The successful candidate must hold a valid qualification as a DVSA Approved Driving Instructor (Car).

A full induction package and training will be offered, and you will be expected to complete an accredited academic qualification within 5 years of employment.

For further details, or to discuss this role please contact Sean Barratt by telephone (0300 300 2240) or email (sbarratt@rdac.co.uk)