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Road Safety & Sustainable Transport Assistant - Casual

Employer
Telford & Wrekin Council
Location
Telford
Salary
£13.93 per hour
Closing date
13 Jun 2024
Reference
TW/TP/352/592

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Highways / Transport / Traffic
Contract Type
Casual
Working Pattern
Casual
Hours
Part-Time

Job Details

We are looking for someone who enjoys working with children and wants to help inspire the generation to cycle.

In this dynamic role there will be a focus to promote and deliver various active travel initiatives, including but not limited to, Bikeability, Learn to Ride training and cycle maintenance workshops. The successful candidate will have experience in working with both groups and with people on a 1:1 basis. The role will involve both schools based and community-based training. There will also be the need to support delivery after school and will involve some weekend working.

You need to be able to ride a bike and be able to work positively with children and adults. All successful applicants will be required to undertake training to qualify as a 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Instructing Cycle Training. This is a national qualification which will be funded by Telford & Wrekin Council.

Applicants will need to have good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to relate these skills to children and adults. You will need the ability to solve problems positively and appropriately whilst delivering target-based training. You will need the confidence and ability to train groups, maintain discipline and inspire learning in a fun and dynamic environment.

The role may also see you delivering various other road safety education initiatives such as pedestrian training and classroom-based workshops.

It is important to note that this is a casual post and work does fluctuate throughout the year.

For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

Please detail in your CV how you meet the Person Specification. 

For an informal discussion, please contact Sian Skelton on 01952 384691 / sian.skelton@telford.gov.uk 

Please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice.

Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check. It is an offence to apply for a role that involves engaging in regulated activity with children and adults in vulnerable circumstances if you are barred from working with one or both of these groups.

We value our employees and offer staff rewards and plenty of opportunities for personal development and career progression including:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Automatic access to a secure, flexible and tax efficient Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Staff benefits and discounts including salary sacrifice schemes
  • Free on-site parking
  • Generous leave entitlement (24 days rising to 32 days) plus 8 bank holidays and an additional concessionary day
  • Free access to our employee assistance programme and confidential counselling
  • Flexible and mobile working policy - we are well adapted to a hybrid model of working which includes a combination of time spent in the office and at home – our approach is to promote greater level of flexible working around personal and family commitments

Find out further information about working at Telford & Wrekin Council including our full list of benefits.

CV template is available if you do not already have a CV.

Please note that Telford & Wrekin Council do not hold a sponsorship licence for visas.

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Job Description and Person Specification

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Telford & Wrekin Council is an award winning council, and we were recognised as Local Authority of the Year 2022 at the Municipal Journal Awards, and the Association for Public Service Excellence Council of the Year in 2021.

At Team Telford we work hard to protect, care and invest to create a better borough and our employees are at the heart of everything we do. Having the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles allows us to deliver the excellent services that residents and businesses on the borough expect from us. 

Our friendly and passionate teams are trusted by leaders and managers to deliver this ambition. We invest and nurture our workforce and support our employees to develop and thrive. The better we are the bigger difference we make to the people we serve. 

In return we also offer a great range of benefits including competitive salaries, flexible working hours and work arrangements, employee discounts, salary sacrifice schemes, a local government pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice and we know we are stronger and better connected as a result. 

We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and where our data shows that specific groups are under-represented within our workforce, our adverts will actively encourage applications from these groups.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities or other health conditions. You can find out more about this and our ‘guaranteed interview scheme’ here

You can also read more about our Recruitment and Selection Policy commitments and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders here

If you are unable to complete an online application form please contact the HR helpdesk on 01952 383601 or email hrhelpdesk@telford.gov.uk

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Telephone
01952 380000
Location
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House
Lawn Central
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 4JA
GB

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