Travel Trainer

Capita Resourcing
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Travel Trainer

Type: Fixed term contract for up to 1 year
Location: Colchester and surrounding areas
Hours: Part time 0.6 FTE, 3 days per week
Salary: £17,300 p.a. (£10,520.27 p.a. pro rata)

We are seeking to recruit a Travel Trainer to work on a one to one basis with students/clients with Special Educational Needs (SEN), physical disabilities and learning difficulties.

The post holder will need to have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish rapport and trust with both the student/client and their parent/guardian.

Utilising your knowledge of SEN and/or learning disabilities you will develop and deliver tailored individualised journey planning, as well as road and personal safety training on public transport.. Your training and support will enhance the clients social and life skills, building their confidence so they are able to undertake these journeys independently. You are also responsible for generating your own referrals for the following year.

The ideal candidate will have good organisational, listening and time management skills along with the ability to use initiative and work independently. The post holder will need to undertake an element of administration and computer based work associated with maintaining daily training records, risk assessments and reports along with the communication skills to provide positive constructive feedback and the ability to promote the team.

This role will involve travel primarily in Colchester and surrounding areas, so access to your own transport and the ability to travel across a wide geographical area in a timely and flexible manner at various times of the day is essential.

In this role you would be expected to have some early starts/late finishes as well as working during school holidays. You will be responsible for managing your own diary so will be highly organised and able to prioritise.

Working for Essex welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Working for Essex is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us