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Approved Driving Instructor (ADI DVSA)

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QEF Mobility Services Carshalton




37.5 (full time)

Closing date:

Sunday December 10, 2023

This is a new and exciting opportunity to provide driving tuition to learners and full licence holders with disabilities, medical conditions, neurodiversity or learning difficulties.

You will help our students learn the skills necessary to become safe and responsible drivers. This role will include giving advice, as part of a multi-disciplinary team, on current driving ability, vehicle adaptations and, in some cases, driver cessation.
We are looking for an ADI preferably with some experience or knowledge of teaching people with disabilities, medical conditions or learning difficulties. However, more important is a client centred focus with a desire to support people to learn to drive and retain or acquire driving independence, an appreciation of the impact that disability and medical conditions have on driving safety, and a passion for learning about vehicle adaptations.

This is a new and exciting opportunity to provide driving tuition to learners and full licence holders with that have received an assessment of their driving ability. The post holder will deliver tuition in a range of specialist vehicles with adaptations as well as non-adapted automatic and manual cars. In addition, you will also provide tuition to students that need support to reach the standards required to pass the theory test.

You will be required to provide advice to other staff and clients regarding driving requirements, licensing, and legislation and engage with other activities concerning driving safety, vehicle management, professional training and networking.

All training will be completed at Carshalton.

This role is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks which will include an Enhanced with children and adults barred list check by the DBS (at the cost of QEF if you are not already a member of The Update Service).

• You are passionate about your area of work
• Our Values and Behaviours inspire you
• You will need a flexible approach and be an effective communicator with good listening and organisational skills
• You will need a considerable measure of personal energy and initiative to develop this role

Being part of QEF means that you will be valued as a key member of a charity that is passionate about its work. You’ll gain a sense of professional satisfaction from knowing that every day you have worked as a team to improve someone else’s life. Whether you work in one of our client-facing services, or at the head office, you’ll never be far away from the inspiring journey of our service users. In addition, you’ll receive:

• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing with service
• Pension and Life Assurance
• Westfield Healthcare Cash back scheme and shopping discounts
• Free on-site parking
• Range of training opportunities provided to ensure career development

• Actively participating in learning, development and feedback opportunities.
• Promoting QEF’s Equal Opportunities policy.
• Being an active team player.
• Being an ambassador of QEF’s Values and Behaviours.

• QEF is proud to be an equal opportunities employer
• We guarantee to interview all applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy and to consider each applicant on their ability to do the job
• Please contact HR if you require any reasonable adjustment(s) for the application process or interview stage

• Click  here for a copy the Job Description and Person Specification.

• Chris Kingsley, ADI Team Lead at Carshalton would love to hear from you if you would like an informal chat or visit before applying. Get in touch on 0208 7701151.


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Apply using the form below or alternatively you can download an application form here. Please send the application to with RN172 in the email subject.


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