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Group Manager - Travel Assistance

  • Employer: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: BMBC/20/128228
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:05 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 10/07/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £46,858 - £50,304
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Smithies Depot, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Salary: £46,858 -  £50,304 Plus laptop 

Working Arrangements: Monday to Friday inc. Agile Working

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent   

Flexible working arrangement

This post is suitable for Job Share 

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Closing date: 10/07/2020 at 23:59


This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check 


If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk


Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.


About the Post:

Thank you for your interest in Barnsley Council and for taking time to visit this website.

Barnsley is changing and at it’s heart is a commitment to concentrate on providing services where they’re most needed, where they’ll have the most impact and to help people do more for each other and their community.

Our home to school service  is vital service for over 600 children & adults in the borough. It is key to achieving the Council’s priorities and now is a great time to be joining our forward-thinking and dynamic service.   

In readiness for the challenges ahead, we are restructuring the service to focus on maximising these opportunities to create resilient, sustainable service which we will all be proud to have played our part in delivering.

Our values

We live and work by our four values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service and taking pride in what we do.

As part of our team you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you and develop your potential.  That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding. In addition we have an attractive and competitive employee pay benefits programme in addition to the basic salary. We are committed to supporting the principles of equal pay and aim to eliminate inequalities in our pay systems through fair and transparent pay framework and reward strategy.


About the service

At the core of Environment & Transport  Service is our vision:


By 2025 our customers will enjoy the best £ for £ services in our region.


To achieve this we have developed our 2019-2025 business plan which focus’ on the 5 key themes of;


·         Managing our assets efficiently and effectively;


·         Improving the quality of service delivery;


·         Managing demand;


·         Transforming for the future; and


·         Prioritising health and safety.




We’re looking for a Group Manager Travel assistance  who will oversee the delivery of our core Home to School service acting as part of the senior management team you will lead the technical direction, development and supervision of the Home to School  team.

This post presents a great opportunity for an experienced individual to be at the heart of shaping the way we deliver Home to School services.

To succeed as our Group Manager Travel Assistance  ideally you should have substantial experience in dealing with the Home to school processes relevant to the service portfolio as well as experience of programme and project management principles.

You should have a level 7 qualification (relevant degree or equivalent) or extensive relevant experience and be able to demonstrate a desire to learn and develop people working within your team and outside of your team.

If you thrive on the challenge of helping people and are passionate about making a difference then we want to hear from you. It’s an exciting time for Barnsley and this  role requires an exceptional candidate who can manage a broad and varied range Network portfolio. If you are eligible for the role and want to make a difference then we’d love to hear from you.



Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.


Job Profile: Group Manager Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

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Why work for us?



Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.


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  • Employer: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: BMBC/20/128228
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:05 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 10/07/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £46,858 - £50,304
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Smithies Depot, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

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