DBS3828 Senior SEND Officer
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£35,934 -£39,782 pa
Social Care - Children Service
Any location with North Tyneside
A Senior SEND Officer is required to join the recently expanded SEND Support Service, which manages the Statutory Self-Assessment and Review process for children and young people with Special Educational Needs in North Tyneside. The role will involve effective partnership working with a range of schools and multi-agency professionals to ensure the development of high quality Education, Health and Care Plans for Children and young people in the borough. The role reports to the SEND Team Manager and will involve line manage of a team of SEND Officers. The role also has a strong focus on improving service quality through the analysis of data and key performance measures. Applicants should have a detailed understanding of the SEND Code of Practice and relevant legislation. Applicants should also have excellent communication skills and an ability to deal sensitively with parents and young people in complex situations. You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work accurately within tight timescales.
Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
North Tyneside 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.
In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.