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Travel Assistant Assessment officer - Romford

Job Title: Travel Assistant Assessment officer - Romford
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Romford
Salary: £24.24 - 24.24 per hour
REF: LEF028384
Contact Name: Lily Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: 24 days ago

Job Description

Travel Assistant Assessment officer – Romford  

£24.24 per hour

Contract – Full Time:


  • Coordinate applications, appeals and complaints in relation to travel assistance and act as a dedicated liaison within the Client who can support people to apply for assistance and cascade information to staff, families and external organisations  
  • objectives are delivered and parents/guardians, families, schools/colleges, staff and other organisations understand travel policy and Client objectives. People receive a good, personalised service and are well-informed.
  • Develop assessment tools and use them to assess students in a strengths based way and assist the authority in determining if assistance should be given to individuals in line with all relevant legislation and policy (Client and national) and the most effective way to meet the travel needs of children and young people
  • Assessments are completed prior to providing travel assistance. Students are assessed in a way which looks at their strengths and opportunities. A whole picture is obtained of family life and the needs of students and the most appropriate ways to meet needs. Travel assistance solutions provided are personalised and meet individual needs and are delivered in line with policy
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children, young people and adults              
  • Demonstrate care and compassion when working with families and work constructively to develop person-centered solutions         
  • Support is provided to test new initiatives and run pilot programmes.
  • Complete risk assessments and reviews on students receiving travel assistance  
  • Risk assessments and reviews are completed on students to a high standard. Risks to students are managed as best possible and reviews are carried out to agreed frequencies.
  • Ensure effective communication with staff, families, schools, colleges and others involved in the lives of children and young people and provide good information and advice      

To find out more information please contact Lily at

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity agency.

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