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Hounslow, London
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
We have an exciting opportunity and looking to hirer a support worker travel trainer.
As a Travel Trainer you will support people with learning disabilities to achieve independence using public transport and develop self-confidence and life opportunities. This will involve:
Key responsibilities:
Delivery of Travel Training
Provide 1:1support to people with learning and other disabilities to enable them to travel independently, whilst ensuring their safety and wellbeing during training.
Teach young people and adults (up to the age of 25) a range of skills to ensure they are able to travel safely and independently along a specific route.
Work with and involve young people and adults and their families to ensure readiness for training. Keeping them informed about all aspects of the training programme and supporting them throughout the placement.
Managing day to day relationships with local schools, families and carers and the local authority.
Undertake initial assessments of potential students for travel training and contribute to the decision making of suitability, as required.
Undertake risk and needs assessments for each student to identify risks and develop effective placement plans to address these.
Develop accessible and person-centred learning materials to promote confidence.
Use online databases to record and report on placement progress.
This role involves early starts from different locations around Hounslow and the surrounding Boroughs. Successful applicant must be able to cope with early starts.
As you will be supporting disabled children and young people you must be confident travelling across London using public transport.
Salary - £22,406 per annum
Hours of Work - 40 hours per week term-time, 35 hours per week during school holidays
Location - Working with children/young people in the London Borough of Hounslow this role will require frequent travel in Hounslow and surrounding Boroughs.
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  • Job Reference: 662717754-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Social Staffing
    Social Staffing
  • Location: Hounslow, London
  • Salary: £22,400
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract