The starting salary for this position is £29,291 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.
As a Travel and Assessment Officer you will be part of the Children, Families and Lifelong Learning Directorate and will join our Transport Coordination Centre team who are responsible for the delivery of transport options for a number of our service departments.
In this role you will report into the Transport Delivery Team Leader and be one of eleven Officers within the team. The work you do will be vital to support the planning and procuring of cost effective and safe transport for a wide range of council customers, including mainstream and children/young people with SEND going to school/college, and vulnerable adults going to day centres.
To make sure we are continually offering the best services we can, you will regularly review transport arrangements and implement any changes required, including identifying efficiency improvements and implementing these on an ongoing basis to reduce transport costs.
Part of your role will be to take an active role in ensuring the data we hold on the transport software system is accurate and well maintained, so that we can provide effective scheduling and can accurate management information.
Assisting with pupil behaviour management on transport, in liaison with parents and schools will also form part of your role.
We are looking for candidates who can evidence the following in their CV and Personal Statement:
- Experience of working within transport planning
- An ability to provide excellent customer service
- Flexibility to work from home and independently learn when required
- An ability to plan effectively within available resource
- Good communication skills
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 28/02/2023. We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis with shortlisting and interviews taking place as soon as possible. We therefore encourage an early application.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.