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Be a SEN Travel Training Development Worker

Looking to make a difference? Join a successful Travel Training project helping young people with disabilities to travel independently.

SEN Travel Training Development Worker Hounslow & Ealing, London

  • Up to £23,976
  • Opportunity to make a real impact on people’s lives

What you will be doing

As a SEN Travel Training Development Worker you will be required to devise and deliver person-centred travel training to students with disabilities, supporting them to become safe and independent travellers on their routes to school or college.

You will share responsibility for developing and expanding the work of the project by improving our working practices, creating accessible training materials and delivering workshops in schools.

  • You will teach young people with disabilities aged 11-25 to travel independently to school or college
  • You will ensure that systems and resources are in place on the Travel Training Project to promote safety, best practice and efficient use of resource
  • You will develop current strategies and create new ones to ensure the project continues to move forward
  • You will work with families, schools and other agencies to promote and develop a positive culture of safe, independent travel.

What you will have

We are looking for innovative individuals who are passionate about supporting others to achieve.

You will ideally have prior experience of supporting young people with learning and physical disabilities, as well as an understanding of the importance of promoting the welfare of children and protecting them from harm.

We currently have three vacancies:

- Full-time position in Hounslow

- Full-time position in Ealing

- Part-time position in Ealing

If you are interested in one or more of the positions and fit the profile below, we'd love to hear from you.

  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You have the ability to build strong relationships
  • You have the ability to work under pressure, independently and toward deadlines
  • You have the ability to plan and deliver meaningful and accessible training programs
  • You have teaching experience – not essential but desirable.
Onwards to our company and culture…

We are Ealing Mencap

We campaign for people’s rights, create opportunities, showcase our customers’ talents and skills and break down barriers to overcome isolation and change lives.

Our Culture - What we do

Ealing Mencap was formed in by a group of parents in 1965. For over 50 years we have been campaigning and supporting people with learning disabilities, and pride ourselves on always putting our customers first. Our invaluable services support thousands of people every single year.

There are over a thousand adults and maybe four hundred children with learning disabilities in Ealing. We believe people with learning disabilities need the same opportunities as everyone else, but on their terms. To this end, we run a range of projects and provide advice to support these individuals in their daily lives.

Ealing Mencap is an equal opportunities employer and employs people from a wide range of backgrounds. What all our staff have in common is a supporting, passionate and welcoming attitude. We also actively encourage applications from people with learning disabilities.

We are also a well known and reputable charity. We are a passionate and diverse organisation, who will aim to bring the best out of you as a graduate.

This is a place where expertise is nurtured: some members of our team have been here for over ten years, and are always happy to support your training and development as you settle into your new role.

Our vision is for everyone that we support to have the opportunity in life to reach their potential.

Our mission is to campaign for people’s rights, create opportunities, showcase our customer’s talents and skills and break down barriers to overcome isolation and change lives.

To help us achieve this we have a set of values that are at the heart of everything we do. These values underpin our approach to performance, reward and well being and define the relationship between the charity and our employees. Our values are to be...

Brave: We have the courage to demand better for everyone we work with, challenge ourselves and always learn from our experiences.

Innovative: With our customer in the centre of everything we do, we explore new ideas to give our customers support to reach their potential.

Respectful: We treat everyone with respect and dignity.

Approachable: We are always there to listen to our customer and partners.

Career Progression

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All our staff have a passion for making a difference to people with learning disabilities.

Our Graduates - Who we are

Anna's Graduate Story

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My favourite aspect of the job is working within a really friendly and supportive team.

Our Future - Where we're going

Why Graduates Are Key to Our Future

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Lesley Dodd, Chief Executive

Ealing Mencap was formed in 1965 and is here to support individuals with a learning disability and their families in Ealing and surrounding boroughs. There are a number of services Ealing Mencap offers to achieve this, including advocacy, advice and travel training.

Every member of Ealing Mencap is passionate about campaigning for and supporting people with learning disabilities and their carers’ rights. We can offer graduates rewarding opportunities to make a difference to the those with a learning disability. Be a part of our warm and welcoming team: apply today.

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