Travel Choices Lead

Website Surrey Choices

Every Life, Every Chance

Job Title: Travel Choices Lead

Location: Surrey, County Wide

Hours: Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week (Flexible Working may include early mornings and evenings and occasional weekends)

Salary: £23,460 – £24,880 per annum

Closing Date: 6th August 2021

Do you want to make a difference to someone’s life?

Do you think you could help people to reach their full potential?

At Surrey Choices, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do, inspiring and challenging them to learn, enjoy and achieve their goals. Our mission is to deliver innovative, sustainable services that enable choice and positive outcomes for the people we support. These services are provided by skilled, engaged and inspired colleagues.

Travel Choices is a Countywide project taking 50 volunteer 14+ young people and providing them with whatever they need to travel independently to school. You will be leading the project working with young people and their families, schools and colleges to explore the benefits of what travelling independently can bring to their lives and to remove any barriers to this happening. This could range from confidence building to giving them a free bike, helmet, phone and safe cycling lessons.

You will be leading a small team of travel coaches supporting people to travel independently across Surrey and promoting the scheme to schools, colleges and families. You will also be ensuring the project meets its goals and reporting back progress to senior management.

You are likely to be a very flexible, organised person who is persuasive and has a flair for making things happen. It would also help if you are keen to see more people move to sustainable transport methods from a young age.

If you are looking for a challenging opportunity where you can influence future policy and make a difference in the lives of young people, get in touch to find out more.

What we would like from you:

  • A kind and caring approach to supporting people
  • A willingness to learn
  • A passion for creating diverse communities
  • An ability to communicate well with others

What we can offer you:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Access to a generous pension scheme
  • Automatic entry into Perkbox benefit scheme
  • Ongoing supervision, training, and career development
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • £300 ‘Refer a Friend’ Scheme
  • 45p mileage allowance
  • Employee Recognition Award Scheme

For an informal conversation and to find out more about this rewarding role, please contact Christina Earl on 07860 918218.

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