12:01 pm, Friday, 16th February 2024

Recruiting now. Independent Travel Trainer

Our Purpose

Our Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) Team is seeking to recruit to an enthusiastic, dynamic, and committed Independent Travel Trainer – who will provide young people with SEND the skills and confidence to prepare for, plan and undertake independent journeys by public transport or walking independently, between home and school/college.

The Role

This role is to provide training for young people with SEND the skills required to travel independently and support their transition to adulthood. You will be responsible for implementing and developing an independent travel training programme, engaging with local education providers, assessing referrals to the service and working directly with young people and their families, undertaking journeys with them to/from a local school or college.

About You

Applicants should have previous experience of working with young people, preferably within an education or training capacity.

You will be able to assess, plan, implement and deliver independent training to young people with SEND and apply good practical knowledge and experience using creativity and initiative to effectively communicate and engage with young people, parents, schools, colleges and others.

You will be able to work under minimum supervision, in the community, either using public transport or walking to support young people at the start and end of the school/college day and during school holidays.

Key dates
Interview date: W/C 18th March 202
Start date: In line with our ‘Day One: NEL Induction Process’, we would like to aim to have the successful candidate in post by May 2024.

(However, this may be subject to change and will of course be dependent on your notice period and relevant pre-employment clearances being completed)

Your Application

All applicants are advised to carefully read the information provided in the Role Profile and Person Specification, and evidence in your application how you meet the essential criteria.

If you require an informal discussion about the role please contact Annie Cook – Annemarie.Cook@nelincs.gov.uk.

Applications close 10 March 2024.

Learn more and apply: Independent Travel Trainer Job Role