West Berkshire Council

Current Vacancies at West Berkshire Council

Trading Pupil Transport and Planning Officer

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £32,076 to £37,336 per annum, pro rata (Grade H)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Part Time
22.20 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
25/07/2024 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

Are you passionate about making a difference in the education sector? Do you have a keen eye for detail and excellent organisational skills? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join West Berkshire Council as a Trading Pupil Transport and Planning Officer.

In this role, you will report to the School Admission and Transport Manager and play a key part in ensuring the smooth operation of pupil transport and planning services. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and monitoring the trading of pupil transport services, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and regulations
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of transport policies and procedures
  • Providing advice and support to schools, parents, and other stakeholders on transport and planning matters
  • Collaborating with internal and external partners to deliver high-quality services

To excel in this role, you should have:

  • A good understanding of the education sector and relevant legislation
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • The ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:

  • Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
  • Hybrid working wherever possible working 40% in the office
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Local Government pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • A range of local discounts
  • Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits
  • You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 29 days per annum (plus public holidays) Rising by an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Nick Winter on 01635 503639 or email nick.winter@westberks.gov.uk.

Successful candidates will be invited to an interview in the week commencing on 05th August 2024

Join us at West Berkshire Council and contribute to making a positive impact in our local community. Apply now to seize this exciting opportunity.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply

Please now complete a short online application form. You will then be able to upload your CV, if you do not have a CV please download our full application form below, complete and upload that instead.

Where possible please use Google Chrome as your preferred internet browser to complete your online application form. This system no longer supports the use of Internet Explorer as a browser which will cause issues when trying to submit your application. 

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