Casual Road Safety Assistant

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
The Council House, Mary Stevens Park, Stourbridge, DY8 2AA
£11.79- £11.98 per hour dependent on role undertaken
Closing date
27 Dec 2023

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Highways / Transport / Traffic
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The road safety and travel awareness team and are proactive team that deliver a range of road safety and travel awareness education, training and publicity across the Borough of Dudley.

The team are currently looking to appoint a number of enthusiastic casual road safety assistants, to assist with the delivery of activities and add to it’s existing workforce.

Although casual, ideally candidates need a minimum of two days per week availability in order to effectively deliver our programmes of education in schools.

'Due to an increased demand for Bikeability cycle training delivery we are particularly interested in appointing applicants who have a keen interest in cycle training, and would be willing to undertake the training required to deliver our cycle training in schools. This aspect of the role requires a minimum of two consecutive days availability per week during school term time.’

Hours: Casual / As and when required/ ideally 2 days per week minimum

Salary: £11.79 to £11.98 per hour dependant on role undertaken

These are casual posts, required to deliver a range of activities, including some or all of the below:

  • Cycle training and cycle maintenance
  • Pedestrian training
  • Presentations in schools and to community groups
  • Year 6 transition training
  • Events
  • Administration tasks

Different hourly rates apply to each of the above activities.

Training will be given for each specific job role.

NB. We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date should a large number of applications be received

Due to service requirements and demand the majority of the work offered by the team usually takes place between 8.30am and 3.30pm weekdays, therefore some regular availability is required during these times.

We are also experiencing a high level of demand for our cycle training and would like to offer more Saturday morning training sessions, so there will also be a requirement for flexibility and availability on some weekends.

We are actively seeking staff to deliver our year 6 transition training presentations in schools.

For more information about any of the activities that the team delivers please email or call 01384 815433

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

Ideally you will have experience working with young people or adults in a training environment, an interest in road safety and cycling, and the ability to transport yourself and equipment to locations throughout the Borough. You will also need good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, school staff and trainees. Training for specific roles will be provided.

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About Dudley Council

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in Dudley Council as we embark on numerous multi-million pound regeneration schemes which will be real game-changers for the borough. In addition to the exciting schemes such as the Midland Metro we also have the ongoing and very serious challenges of ensuring vulnerable people across the borough receive the services they deserve.

At Dudley Council we have a ‘one council’ ethos that builds an effective and dynamic organisation which grows the economy and creates jobs, creating a cleaner and greener place and supports stronger and safer communities.

We are rightly proud to be the historic capital of the Black Country and, working with our partners, Dudley Council is also committed to looking forward and helping to deliver our borough vision of ‘Forge a Future for all’

We ensure communities influence council decisions and are committed to delivering services in partnership with communities.  We provide flexible and responsive service in partnership and help communities help themselves.

In joining a local authority that serves 320,000 residents you will become an integral part of a council that:

• is ready to embrace change, providing an environment in which you will be encouraged to make your mark

• is aware of its key challenges and the need for a new energy to innovate the council, in order to find cost effective ways of delivering services

• has aligned its political and managerial leadership structures and is committed to protecting, securing and transforming the lives of children, families, the vulnerable and older people

• wants borough residents to have their say through our community forums

• dedicates time to meaningful consultation and listen to the views of our residents

• is working with the community to encourage active involvement of our residents

We want to leave a legacy of a better future for the borough that reflects Dudley borough’s potential and harnesses the ambitions of the people we serve. For more information see our Council Plan, Dudley Borough Vision for 2030, Forging a Future for All and key information about the borough and its communities at All about Dudley Borough

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01384 811300
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Mary Stevens Park
West Midlands
United Kingdom

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