Our Driving Instructors teach our students/clients how to drive, and instruct experienced drivers how to advance their driving skills and road safety knowledge.

If you are successful:

We will put you through an “I” endorsement on your driver’s licence, supporting you to complete this and give you opportunity to buddy up with our instructors to observe and learn.

Skill requirements:

  • Great literacy and numeracy skills
  • Pass a drug test
  • Have a full clean driver license and held it for at least 2 years
  • Pass full pre-employment screening as provided in vulnerable children’s legislation
  • Must meet and maintain “I” (Instructor) endorsement criteria
  • Client-centric and embracing of diversity, and individual needs 
  • Good driving skills and driving record
  • Be able to operate manual and automatic vehicles to a high level
  • A thorough knowledge of the road code
  • Awareness of defensive driving techniques and transport regulations
  • Good health and safety knowledge
  • Pass an approved driving instructor’s course
  • Pass a medical check if you have a medical condition that could affect your ability to drive, if you haven’t passed one within with last five years.

Personal requirements

Driving instructors need to be:

  • Friendly and patient, with excellent communication skills
  • Able to react quickly and remain calm in an emergency
  • Able to work as part of the HLC/LTTM team
  • Punctual, mature and responsible
  • Able to inspire confidence in beginners / learner drivers from diverse backgrounds

Job Description

HLC Driving Instructors will be able to:

  • Explain the basic mechanical workings of vehicles to clients
  • Demonstrate and explain how to drive a vehicle
  • Coach clients while they are driving
  • Teach clients the road rules and about road safety


  • Enjoy working autonomously while still being part of a supportive team
  • Work within a not for profit organisation dedicated to serving the community
  • Employee wellbeing package and additional birthday and Trust leave
  • Vehicle available for work travel

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact Jo Robinson, Employment Programmes Manager, on 0800 3681095 or email [email protected]