Road Safety Education Supervisor
Could you lead a team of Road Safety Officers along with being responsible for the day-to-day management of 60 plus School Crossing Patrol officers across the County?
This position will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
PLEASE NOTE: This recruit is a CV only application processes and as such it is imperative that your covering letter clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role (as set out in the attached Job Description) and what you feel you can bring to this role, The Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership and the wider County Council.
Could you develop, improve, maintain and expand the road safety education service delivered from Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership? We're looking for a dynamic thinker, communicator and innovator with established skills to lead the education team toward further successes.
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, innovative, coordinated and flexible individual to be part of a well-established organisation, leading a team focussing on the crucial task of road safety education.
You will work under the management of the Road Safety Service Delivery Manager within the Education, Training and Publicity (ETP) arm of the business. Working cohesively alongside the Training and Publicity team supervisors to achieve collaborative and individual successes, you will further develop established education practices and initiate new ones as well as reviewing and growing education focusses and other associated opportunity.
You will manage a team of five Road Safety Officers across the County, supporting them in their role, including the day-to-day management of the School Crossing Patrol Service.
You will deliver a successful and comprehensive road safety education service for the Partnership; ensuring our education ambitions as well as our obligations are met. You will supervise all aspects of our education provision ensuring standards are up-held to the highest quality and embedding quality assurance and evaluation methods across our suite of education programmes; exploring new horizons both methodologically and through pedagogy.
Working as part of a team is vital to achieving success, utilising resources where necessary and supporting wider ETP projects where required.
Your attributes will include;
- Effective quality communication across all aspects of your work, understanding the requirements from and of your education team linked also to the wider requirements of the ETP team and the Partnership.
- Demonstrable understanding of the needs of our students, audiences, customers and service users and deliver the best possible outcomes in-line with LCC's core values and behaviours.
- Creative thinking, challenging beliefs and behaviours as well as constructively challenging your team and peers to ensure continuous improvement across the education team.
- Relevant experience of delivering and/or developing education to a high standard, excellent presentation skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
- Excellent written and verbal skills, have a proven ability as a valued team player and team leader, and hold knowledge of Highway Legislation, relevant design procedures and standards and good practice.
- The ability to prioritise your own work and work of others to support the business priorities and manage your own performance, the performance of others and actively seek feedback to make improvements.
You must be prepared to represent LRSP at relevant training courses, meetings, seminars or conferences. Qualify or expand your portfolio as a road safety professional. Demonstrate your understanding of road safety in education.
We are offering a competitive salary of £32,234 - £35,745, along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership and many areas for professional support and development.
If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click the following link: www.lincolnshire.gov.uk . If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please contact Kate Fielden at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications Close on 08/03/2021 and interviews will be held 22/03/2021.
At the current time during the Coronavirus restrictions, all our employees are working from home if they are able to do so to support the health and safety of all of our colleagues. We are embracing new ways of working and we are anticipating that remote working will continue to be a key feature of this role. You will be given a nominated contractual work base and once current restrictions are lifted you will be required to commute to this work base when necessary.
Our technology platform and equipment is very good enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We require that you have in place good connectivity and we will discuss during the recruitment process if support with this is needed.
Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check
All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.
On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.
We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.
Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.
In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.