Travel Right Co-ordinator Nottingham (North)
Want to get more people using sustainable transport for work, learning and access to
Want to help people get healthier through active travel?
Want to plan and manage a promotional campaign targeting the public at large to use more
sustainable forms of transport?
If so this could be the job for you, working as part of an enthusiastic and motivated team in a
not-for-profit community enterprise. You must enjoy meeting new people, and be able to make an
impression on them in order to build relationships and influence them in making the right
The work is part of the wider Local Sustainable Transport programme and aims to
encourage a change in travel behaviour to more sustainable travel options within
Nottingham. Working for the Ridewise Group, a local sustainable travel organisation, you will
be promoting travel behaviour change to increase the uptake of low carbon and active travel
options in the north of Nottingham City. It involves developing and delivering a locally
determined annual programme of events, activities and services tailored to meet the specific
travel needs of the local community.
This post is ideally suited to candidates with a strong background in multi-agency and multi-
sector partnership working, preferably with experience in project delivery and management
and a sound understanding of monitoring and evaluation procedures. Experience of
awareness raising and behaviour change approaches together with community engagement
skills and strong links to community networks will be highly desirable as will being a self-
starter and having a knowledgeable and enthusiastic approach and commitment to
The post is for 37.5 hours per week until March 31st 2015 at £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
based at the Bulwell Riverside Joint Service Centre, Main Street, Bulwell, NG6 8QJ but
covering the whole of the north of the City. The job could entail some work with
children and vulnerable adults and the successful candidate will need to be CRB checked
before final appointment.
If you think this might be for you and want to know more or get a job description ring Gary on
BUT PLEASE NOTE
YOUR APPLICATION HAS TO BE WITH US BY Friday 6 July 2012
WE INTEND TO INTERVIEW ON THE MORNING OF 12 July 2011
Travel Right aims to deliver locally focused sustainable travel advice and services by engaging with
local communities through a volunteer network of community champions to help raise awareness
and promote the wide range of transport choices that are available for users in Nottingham. By
helping people make informed travel decisions including walking, cycling and using public transport
more often, Travel Right can help to improve access to employment, learning and services, reduce
transport costs and CO2 levels and promote healthy active lifestyles. It is funded through
Nottingham City Council’s Local Sustainable Travel Fund programme which is helping make
Nottingham into the least car dependent city in the UK.
Ridewise is part of a local not for profit enterprise which includes the BigWheel and GNTP and has
been delivering sustainable transport products and services for well over ten years in greater
Nottingham and we continue to achieve successful outcomes in health, sustainable transport, access
and social cohesion. One of our key aims is to influence and deliver sustainable travel change in a
wide range of local communities, from businesses to small neighbourhood groups. In doing this,
communities will benefit economically and socially from increased accessibility to customers, work
and learning, reduced cost, reduced congestion, improved environments, improved health & well-
being and enhanced social cohesion.