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Road Safety Education Officer (Active Travel)

Telford & Wrekin Council
Telford, Shropshire
£23,023 - £24,920
Closing date
30 May 2022

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Environment, Highways, Traffic Management
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Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

Are you passionate about active travel and promoting healthy lifestyles?

We are looking for a passionate, creative individual who will help develop, implement and deliver a wide range of initiatives that promote safer, healthier and active lifestyles.

Your overall aim is to inspire and support school communities to promote and encourage active travel to school, reduce car use dependency whilst improving road safety and improve local air quality and the physical and mental health of children and young people. The Team already has great relationships with many schools and we now need someone who can build on these and offer more support and guidance to help tackle school gate congestion.

We are seeking an excellent communicator with personable skills. You will need the confidence and ability to talk to groups of varying sizes and age groups. You will need to be a creative individual with a positive, inspiring demeanour whilst being adaptable and innovative in order to inspire the next generation to become active travel and physical activity advocates.

You will work as part of a multi-agency team working towards one goal. The right candidate will have competent ICT skills. Experience in using social media platforms in a work capacity and advantage but it’s not essential as training will be provided.

For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

Along with your application please also submit a supporting statement outlining how you meet the Person Specification. 

For an informal discussion, please contact Sian Skelton on 01952 384691

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

Supporting documents
Road Safety Education Officer (Active Travel)- JD & Person Spec

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


Why work for Telford & Wrekin Council?

As a co-operative council, the work environment is innovative, creative and entrepreneurial.

You will be joining an organisation that works hard on a personal and professional level, and most importantly, an administration that serves local communities to the highest possible standards. And, as a council employee, you are entitled to a range of excellent terms and conditions like flexible working hours, a modern working environment and, career progress.

What’s in it for you?

  • Good work/life balance. Work from home. Annual pay increments. Training courses and workshops. Annual Personal Professional Development (APPD) Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Discount on products and services, such as theme parks and discounted travel. Free parking for employees.
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01952 380000
Addenbrooke House
Ironmasters Way
United Kingdom
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