Travel Choices Coach

Website Surrey Choices

Every Life, Every Chance

Job Title:       Travel Choices Coach

Supporting sustainable transport methods for young people

Location:          Walton-on-Thames

(working across Woking, Redhill, Staines-upon-Thames)

Hours:                Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week

Salary:               £19,300 to 21,090 per annum

Closing date: 4 June 2022

Our role is to provide creative and sustainable support which enables people to live active and healthy lives in their local communities in ways that they choose. Our Core Values guide how we work and inform our decision making. As an organisation we are in a good place, we have a great team, and we are excited about our plans for the future.

If you have a strong belief in helping young people becoming independent and in encouraging more people to use sustainable methods of transport, you may be the right person for this role. It could be you are already a keen bike rider, user of public transport or just have a passion for exploring alternative transport methods. We are looking for people who have a “can do” attitude and who can motivate and inspire young people aged 11+ to learn skills for life. Experience is less important than your attitude.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, professional, and committed individual to join our Travel Choices Team at Surrey Choices. You will support and work with people who have a diverse range of needs using a person-centred approach, supporting young people aged 11+ to develop their independence traveling to and from school using sustainable transport methods. You may have experience of working with young people or just feel you could support people with diverse needs to learn to travel independently. You will enjoy the rewards of watching the self-esteem and confidence grow when a young person gets to travel independently for the first time. This project is not just about getting to school and colleges but also opens up a world of opportunity for their future life.

Working well within a team and lone working, you will demonstrate a practical understanding of professional boundaries, safeguarding, risk assessment and confidentiality.

What we would like from you:

Good IT skills, particularly the use of phone apps
Flexibility to work some weekends, evenings and bank holidays
A positive attitude, ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to motivate young people
Reliable with excellent time management, organisation skills
Able to plan journeys on public transport, cycling or lift shares
A kind and caring approach to supporting people
To be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt
A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle
*This job involves travelling to lots of different places across Surrey to see customers and employers. If you are an applicant with a disability and cannot drive, we will discuss reasonable adjustments. For more information or if you require accessibility via phone, please contact Cheryl Knight on 07523936479.

When you work for us you will enjoy the following benefits:

Full training given – career progression encouraged
25 days leave plus bank holidays
£300 refer a friend scheme
Generous pension and sick pay
45p per mile expenses between bookings
Employee Assistance Programme
Automatic entry into Perkbox benefit scheme
Employee Recognition Award Scheme
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Surrey Choices Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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To apply for this job email your details to hr.team@surreychoices.com.