SEN Officer (18.5 Hours)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Part time
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Closed for applications on 18/09/2019 12:00
£26,999 - £28,785 pro-rata, per annum
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Employment Location:
Belmont House, Guisborough
Closing date:
18 Sep
Further Information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.

We are seeking to appoint a self- motivated and knowledgeable SEND Officer to join the local authority’s Statutory SEND Team.

The post holder will be responsible for the statutory assessment and review of the Education, Health and Care needs of children and young people with SEND, in accordance with the SEND Code of Practice 2015. You will have valuable skills in interpreting and analysing information and evidence in order to prepare comprehensive reports and write legally binding Education, Health and Care Plans.

You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and have the ability to develop and maintain close working relationships with education settings, parents/carers, children and young people and various agencies.
Working as part of a team, you will be self-motivated and have the ability to prioritise your own workload to meet required timescales and performance indicators, alongside having a flexible approach in order to respond to urgent situations.

If you would like to speak with somebody regarding this post please contact Lisa Casey or Joanne Littler, SEND Lead Officers, on 01642 300503.

Interviews will be held w/c 23.09.2019.

The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.