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Independent Travel Trainer

  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: liverpoolcitycouncil/TP/658/81
  • Published: Wed 19/06/2024, 17:49 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 11/07/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £28,770 - £33,024
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Parklands Customer Focus Centre, Liverpool, L24 0TY, Merseyside

A bit about us:

Liverpool is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making our city a better place. We've got ambitious targets to meet by 2025 and we need people who are driven, dynamic and ready to deliver the very best for our communities.  Public service is more important than ever, and this role represents a real opportunity to make a difference to our communities by transforming the way we work and placing our residents at the heart of everything we do. 

Working at Liverpool City Council provides an opportunity to contribute to your community and make a positive impact on the lives of residents. Our values shape how we work to deliver public services, and how we communicate with the residents we serve. We care about the best outcomes for local people, through our public services.

We are proud of our world-famous thriving city with its rich culture, affordable housing, stunning waterfront and our beautiful green spaces – there’s really something for everyone!

The Role: 

The post is one of 4 travel trainer positions.  The service has expanded in the last couple of years to meet service demands and the team currently consists of 6 travel trainers.  

You will design, deliver, and evaluate training interventions to support young people to travel independently. You will work with various cohorts of children with SEN and Disability in close liaison with colleagues in the SEN Assessment and Pupil Support Service and the SEN Travel Support Team.

The role will require you to support required frameworks for successful accreditation for personal development of young people recruited onto the Travel Training Programme.  You will work peripatetically across the city delivering 1:1 training to young people with special educational needs & disabilities and also deliver bespoke classroom training in schools.  The position will require you to work flexibly, which will include early start to support students to travel to their educational settings.

You should have the following skills and experience: 

Recent experience of working with children & young people with SEN & Disabilities and their families 

Experience of delivering training programmes

Our offer to you:

  • At least 27 days holiday rising to 32 after 5 years service.- option to purchase further days
  • Agile working - A “Flexibility First” approach to Agile working where flexibility is the norm rather than the exception.
  • Part of the Local Government Pension scheme – option to join the AVC scheme
  • Progression - opportunities and training through a wide range of high quality learning
  • Health and Wellbeing - offer including Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to Work and Travel Pass Schemes 
  • Drive Time – a salary sacrifice car lease scheme
  • Family friendly policies with enhanced leave  
  • Discounted Gym Memberships 
  • Employee Volunteering Scheme 
  • Medicash 

Next steps:

Closing Date for this role is: Thursday 11 July 2024

If you would like to talk to a member of the team about the role or have an informal discussion, please contact – Lynn Newton at lynn.newton@liverpool.gov.uk

Liverpool City Council is committed to fostering a workforce representative of the communities we serve. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe in appointing candidates based on their skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities. To support this commitment, we guarantee an interview to candidates from under-represented groups who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role. 

If you require any reasonable adjustments in line with the Equality Act 2010, such as an application form in a different format or additional time to complete your application, please contact us at recruitment@liverpool.gov.uk

Although we advertise on Jobs go public, and other websites, your application process will be directed to our Tribepad system. Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered on Tribepad, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your emails regularly, including Spam/Junk, after the closing dates for notifications.  Please ensure you complete your full profile, work and education history in Tribepad. 

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  • Job Description
  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: liverpoolcitycouncil/TP/658/81
  • Published: Wed 19/06/2024, 17:49 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 11/07/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £28,770 - £33,024
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Parklands Customer Focus Centre, Liverpool, L24 0TY, Merseyside

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