About Us & The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Transport Officer to join our Travel Assistance Service (TAS) Team based in Sandwell Council House.
The Travel Assistance Service team are responsible for arranging transport for children, young people and adults with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) to and from their school, college and day opportunity establishments.
The Transport Contract Officers are responsible for appointing, managing and maintaining transport contracts and dealing with any issues arising regarding these transport arrangements.
- Proactively managing day-to-day operational issues that arise within transport arrangements, ensuring safeguarding is kept as a high priority.
- Building and sustaining relationships with key stakeholders including contractors, parents and schools and departments across the council.
- Maintaining effective communication with all partners, stakeholders, contractors and team members.
The ideal candidate should be organised and motivated with the ability to work under a high degree of pressure and deal with conflicting demands. With good IT and strong communication skills you should be able to work both independently and as part of a small team.
Additional details are included in the attached Job Description & Person Specification.
For further information about the role please contact the Travel Assistance Service Manager, Angelina Dawson – firstname.lastname@example.org (0121 569 4144)
Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.
37 hours per week on a rota covering 7:30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.