How you'll make a difference

You will make a difference as a Road Safety Assistant by delivering road safety and sustainable travel education into specific schools to help children and the community stay safe on the roads!  

What will you be doing?  
 
  • In the role you will deliver road safety training to school children, presenting in school assemblies.
  • You will attend public road safety events as required to promote road safety and sustainable travel messages and give feed back to the road safety officer on interventions and also be responsible for attending regional meetings.
  • Supporting the Road Safety team you will book schools for interventions, ensuring that they have sufficient resources for campaigns and projects.
  • Acting as a bridge between schools and the Road Safety Officer, you will attempt to resolve issues in the field.
  • You will work with organisations, for example Living Streets and Sustrans, to promote active and sustainable travel and help to supervise our team of school crossing patrols.

What we need from you

  • You will hold a vocational qualification (e.g. NVQ 2 or equivalent, or similar level of accreditation).
  • You must have experience of working in a similar service area or delivering training to school pupils and others in the community.
  • We require you to be able to demonstrate knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice relating to road safety education and school crossing patrol.
Please note that due to the nature of this role it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post.

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different

  • We value our staff as individuals, investing in their careers and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps make the greatest long-term difference in work. 
  • We trust our team to work in the way which allows them to make the biggest difference and we continue to invest in technology to help staff do their jobs to the best of their ability and celebrate innovation. 
  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
  • Ensuring all our staff are given right skills, knowledge and support to recognise and respond effectively to potential abuse or neglect.
  • We recognise that our diverse team of skilled and dedicated people make us a great place to work. We welcome applications from everyone and ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and developed on the basis of their merits and abilities.  

Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.  
  • We're building and shaping communities which people are proud of 
  • We're planning for the future; building and improving the roads, railways, schools, green spaces, and houses. 
  • We’re providing essential services across our communities to ensure they are safe and well maintained. 
We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference. 
 
We’re making a difference, be part of it! 
 
 
Please note, this is a permanent part time (14.48 hours) job share position with the opportunity to work Thursday and Friday Term Time only.
We anticipate for the interviews to commence on 19th and 24th August 2021.
 
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Martina Byrne-Obee on Martina.Byrne-Obee@southglos.gov.uk or 01454863611
 
 

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