Are you interested in teaching young people to travel safely and independently to school, college, or work?
HAIL is looking for candidates to join the team as a Travel Trainer based in the Wandsworth area to work with young people aged 13-20. With a salary of £9.20 per hour you will also receive a range of benefits including flexible hours and paid annual leave.
Hours of work:
As and when required main hours of work are between 7am-9.30am and 3pm-5pm Monday to Friday during school openings
Benefits of the Travel Trainer role:
- Flexible hours
- Valuable work experience
- Excellent training programme
- Paid annual leave
- Support to achieve professional qualifications (QCF)
- Contributory Pension Scheme of up to 5% of your salary
- DBS/Update service subscription
On July 10th 2019, HAIL formally came together with Vibrance to provide an enhanced range of services across London and the South East.
HAIL has a long and proud history of providing care and support to people with learning and physical disabilities, mental health issues and autism.
Together with Vibrance, we now support more than 4,000 people across the region. Through a wide range of services and by working closely with each individual, we give people the independence they need to allow them to have the lifestyle they choose.
Responsibilities as our Travel Trainer:
- Teach young people aged 12-25 to travel independently walking or/and using public transport to school, college, or work
- Teach young people to travel safely and independently to school, college, or work
- Promote and support choice, independence, and self-determination throughout the travel training
- Monitor and feedback the progress, skills and development needs throughout
- Carry out risk assessments and route plans for each person you support in a range of formats including digitally
What we’re looking for in our Travel Trainer:
- Experience of skills/competency sharing/training
- Experience of supporting a vulnerable person within the community
- Experience of using a range of public transport
- A commitment to working in an anti-discriminatory way
- An understanding and commitment to the rights of young people with disabilities living within the community, to travel independently
- An understanding of how different people communicate and a commitment to communicate with people who may not use language
- Ability to communicate with different people in different ways
- Ability to listen and observe and support emotional needs of a young person with a disability or a long-term health issue
- Ability to work within a team, working consistently, to agreed methods
- Teaching based qualification
- Experience of supporting a young person in a SEN setting
- Experience of working using partnership approaches
Closing Date: 11th December 2020
At HAIL/Vibrance we treat everyone equally and are proud of having a diverse staff team. There’s only one thing we'll never compromise on, that is a commitment to our values.
If you would like to join HAIL as a Travel Trainer, please click apply now to receive further information about the role and the application process.