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SEND - Engagement Worker - SEND & Inclusion Service - Temporary until 31st March 2018

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Closed for applications on 21/05/2017 23:59
Grade 9 £26,822 - £30,153
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Broom Cottages - Ferryhill, however please note you may be required to work at any council workplace
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21 May

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Durham County Council - Children and Adults Services -SEND & Inclusion Service

SEND Engagement Worker - Temporary until 31st March 2018.
Broom Cottages, Ferryhill

We are looking to appoint a Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND) Engagement Officer to work closely with key stakeholders to implement the strategy to maximise engagement of parents/carers and children/young people in the development of services, provision and strategies for children and young people with special educational needs and disability.

The post is full time, however this could be open to negotiation and flexibility with regards to hours/term time/term time (plus specified days/weeks). Please contact the Lead Officer Teri Corsan Bland on 03000 267800 to discuss.

The Postholder will have a key role in supporting Durham’s Parent Carer Forum to represent the needs of children and young people with SEND and their families whose needs are met through the EHCP and the SEND Support systems. The role will involve working with our partners on a strategy for co-production that informs strategic and operational practice, which is to include a Parent/Carer Charter. The postholder will also facilitate engagement with children and young people with SEND and their parents/carers in an annual review of the Local Offer.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact:
Teri Corsan Bland on 03000 267800 or email teri.cbland@durham.gov.uk

Required Qualifications: Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline

Closing date is midnight on Sunday 21st May 2017.

It is anticipated that Interviews will be held early June 2017.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCYPS@durham.gov.uk

Durham County Council employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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