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Transport Safeguarding Training Lead

Warwickshire County Council
£33,945.00 to £36,648.00 pa
Closing date
30 Jul 2024

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About the Team and the Role


Are you passionate about ensuring Warwickshire’s children and vulnerable adults are supported to keep safe? Are you someone with extensive experience delivering training? Are you someone who can engage and motivate a variety of stakeholders with a dynamic and vibrant training style? Are you confident to make tough decisions under pressure in the best interest of children and vulnerable adults?

If so, this could be an ideal role for you!! 


Currently, Warwickshire transports over 10,000 children, young people and adults to their education or day care provisions (SEND and Mainstream). This is spread over more than 1000 contracts (Bus and Taxi). Each Driver and Passenger Assistant must attend mandatory Safeguarding training on a 3-yearly cycle.  


Warwickshire Transport Delivery Services are keen to recruit an enthusiastic and passionate professional to lead on the safeguarding response for Home to School and Adult Social Care Transport. The post holder will be responsible for the delivery, reviewing and updating of the safeguarding programme which is mandatory for all Drivers and Passenger Assistants under contract for Home to School and Adult Social Care Transport. The successful candidate may be delivering this training up to 4 days per week.  


The post holder will also take a lead on the overall safeguarding approach used within Transport Delivery Services, including acting as a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) to any concerns that are reported by parent/carers, schools, transport staff and other professionals.




Key Requirements

  • Significant experience of delivering a training programme
  • Experience of developing training materials and delivering training to a range of different stakeholders  
  • Experience of working alongside safeguarding agencies (LADO, C&F front door, DSLs) with a proven track record of following protocol. 
  • Knowledge of transport operational issues and understanding of the duties upon local authorities regarding Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), Adult Social Care and Equality and Diversity? 



For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached. 




Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make.

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels?valued, included, safe, supported,?and?welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!?


At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best. 


Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund'  


The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform. 


Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council.



Additional Information



The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public. 



To discuss the role please contact Sam Powers, Service Manager via



Closing date: 30th July 2024
Interview date: 5th August 2024



Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 


Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. See?more 



As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 


We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel


Company info
01926 41 8125
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Shire Hall
CV34 4RL

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