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Driving Assessor – Carshalton -flexible hours

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QEF Mobility Services Carshalton




37.5 full time – part time hours considered

Closing date:

Sunday July 28, 2024

To complete driving assessments that objectively measure the capability to drive safely. These assessments are suitable for those returning to driving, older people at licence renewal, those requiring clarification on adaptations and driving licence codes or if there is any concern around cognitive impairment.

To provide driving tuition to learner drivers and full licence holders needing familiarisation lessons with new adaptations/controls.


• To carry out driving assessments for clients with a range of conditions at a range of QEF venues or satellites.
• To deliver driving lessons to clients of QEF Mobility Services using a range of vehicle adaptations.
• To provide advice to other staff and clients regarding driving requirements, licensing and legislation.
• To produce high quality reports in a timely manner including Medico-legal and litigation reports.
• To support the Driving Assessor & ADI Team Lead in service development and working towards standards required by Driving Mobility and our other stakeholders.
• To undertake wheelchair accessible vehicle, passenger transfer, boot hoist assessments in conjunction with a healthcare professional.
• To be responsible for your own CPD and to undertake training as required by Driving Mobility Accreditation.
• To support QEF training and other events as required both internal and external.
• To take a proactive role in ensuring equipment/vehicles fleet are safe and appropriate for service delivery.
• To have a responsibility for the H&S for yourself and clients and to participate in H&S activities within the service.
• To undertake other reasonable activities as required by line manager or centre manager.

This is a new and exciting opportunity to support the delivery of our driving assessment service and driving school based mainly in the Carshalton area, and outreach venues in Winchester, Worthing, Leatherhead and Twickenham. You will work alongside multi-disciplinary teams in client centred environments to apply your skills and knowledge to assess individual driver safety for full licence holders and identify learning potential for provisional licence holders.

We are looking for an ADI preferably with some experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team with knowledge of disabilities, medical conditions or learning difficulties. However, consideration will be made for ADIs that have a passion for learning about vehicle adaptations, the impact that disability and medical conditions have on driving safety, and to support people to retain or acquire driving independence.

All training will be completed at Carshalton, Leatherhead or Worthing.

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(pro-rata)
• 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 or 01372841144

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

• If you are interested in becoming part of team QEF please APPLY NOW!

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Apply using the form below or alternatively you can download an application form here. Please send the application to with RN185 in the email subject.


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