LIFT Training Travel Trainer - INTERNAL VACANCY

£19334 per annum
Role type:
Term-Time Only, Full Time
40 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Contract type:
Term-time only
East Sussex
Closing Date:
Wednesday 19 June 2019
Job Details:


This is an exciting time to join the award-winning LIFT Programme. In partnership with East Sussex County Council and other service providers, you will provide independent travel training to vulnerable young people who have learning difficulties or physical disabilities, to enable them to use public transport for journeys to school or college. You will join a strong programme and, after induction training, will be capable of delivering structured 1:1 support. You will have good organisational skills and enjoy working in a community setting across East Sussex. You will be confident working independently in the community, an excellent communicator with a dynamic and innovative approach. You will be the holder of a full driving licence. You may have or be working towards teaching qualifications, if not Lift Training will support the gaining of such qualifications. This role may attract applicants from a variety of backgrounds such as teaching, learner support, newly qualified graduates, care workers, former Police Officers or youth workers. This role will require travel and flexible start and finish times. This role will be supervised by the Programme Leader who will identify the caseload of young people. Application and guidance forms are located on the National Star website –

For more information, please contact Ian Clark, Lift Training Programme Manager on 07540 074586 or visit

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we proudly display the Two Ticks Disability logo to demonstrate our commitment to providing equal opportunities. In 2012 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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