Specialist Transport Risk Assessor

Saltisford Office Park, Ansell Way, Warwick, CV34 4UL
£24,964 - £27,668 per annum
24 May 2018
14 Jun 2018
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Fixed Term Contract
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The SEND and Inclusion team have high expectations for learners with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). We want to support learners to fulfil their potential. 

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

Fixed Term Contract for 12 months.

In Warwickshire, over 1,500 learners with SEND are supported with their transport to school every day.

This new role will carry out risk assessments to ensure that learners with SEND are provided with the appropriate transport assistance to arrive at school ready to learn.

The Risk Assessor will personally visit learners, as well as drawing on other information, to carry out a risk assessment in accordance with the Home to School Transport Policy.

The assessment will make a recommendation on whether transport assistance is required and if so, what arrangements should be put in place to support the learner.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have experience of working with learners with special educational needs and disabilities and be able to carry out risk assessments to ensure safe travel to and from school. 

The candidate will also need to have strong communication skills working with learners, parents and carers, transport operators, schools and colleagues at the County Council. 

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

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Ross Caws - SEND Board Development Manager by eimail: rosscaws@warwickshire.gov.uk or call: 01926 745105

Closing Date: 12 June 2018

Interview Date: 21 June 2018

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

Please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on recruitment@warwickshire.gov.uk, including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

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We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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