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Driving Instructor

Scale 6

£29,175 - £31,580 per annum includes Market Supplement (subject to review)

37 hours per week

Training Centre, Droitwich, WR9 8EQ

A permanent opportunity has arisen in the Training and Development department in a Driving Instructor role.

The post holder will instruct and assess personnel in the use of relevant vehicles and the range of driving skills required to comply with current Blue Light standards. They will also provide training for students for approval to drive service vehicles and instruct on Emergency Response Driver Training courses (ERDT).

A full job description and person specification can be found online, applications can be made now through the WMJobs website. For any further queries regarding the role, please contact Station Commander Ian Jallands on 07790 082292.

Wholetime firefighters

Our Wholetime Firefighter recruitment campaign has closed. In the meantime, please find the job description and recruitment information pack here. To find out more about the required levels of fitness, please refer to the below documents regarding fitness preparation and the fitness test.

On-call firefighters

£4,000 - £8,000 per annum (depending on hours available)

We are currently recruiting for on-call firefighters at the stations listed below.



Bromsgrove (day cover / weekend cover required)






Upton upon Severn

Wyre Forest
Emergency Services Hub* (day cover required)

Worcester (day cover required)

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Ewyas Harold


Kington (day cover required)





*The Wyre Forest Emergency Services Hub will serve Kidderminster, Stourport and Bewdley

How can I find out more about the on-call firefighter role?

Take a look at the information about becoming an on-call firefighter, and also read the case studies of some of our current on-call crew. To find out more, you can register your interest with us (details below) and an officer from the station will contact you, or you can attend an awareness session. Awareness sessions are arranged to give anyone interested more information about the role, the selection process and the organisation. Sessions last approximately 2 hours.

Awareness Sessions:
How does it feel to wear fire kit? How fit do I need to be and what support could I have if I need it? How can I fit the role of on-call firefighter around my main job or family life? Come along to an awareness session and find out!

Our next awareness sessions are at the following stations:

Bromsgrove Fire Station
Tuesday 19 February 2019, 1830 hrs

If you'd like to attend an Awareness Session, register your interest below and we'll send you further details.

To find out more about how on-call works, please see our FAQs.

Registering your interest

If you would like more details about working out of any of the above stations or would like to attend an awareness session, please complete our on-call firefighter expression of interest form via WM Jobs (an external public sector jobs board). If your local fire station is not currently recruiting for on-call firefighters, you can still register your interest and we will contact you when the station has vacancies.

If you have any queries, please contact the HR department on 01905 368 343 or 01905 368 378 (24 hour answerphone) or email us at recruitment@hwfire.org.uk.

For more information about on-call firefighters please visit our on-call firefighter page.

We are committed to attracting and recruiting quality people and we welcome all sections of the community.