Senior Practitioner SEND
  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PEO/0221/30096
  • Published: Tue 09/02/2021, 11:30 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 02/03/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £36,922 - £39,880
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Rutland - Oakham, Rutland

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Senior Practitioner SEND

We have an exciting and challenging job opportunity! We are looking for an experienced Senior SEND Practitioner/Manager to work in our SEND and Inclusion services to support children and young people lead healthy, independent and safe lives.

 

About you….

  • Qualified to Level 6 Teacher/Social Worker with SEND training
  • Experience of working with disabled children
  • Knowledgeable in childcare legislation related to SEN; disability and safeguarding practice
  • Experience of  managing a  team of SEND practitioners
  • Willing to work from home or on site as required

 

About the role….

  • Represents the local authority in mediation and tribunal processes
  • Leads and manages a team of experienced case officers and operations support staff
  • Provides advice and guidance on provision planning and decisions using acquired SEND knowledge
  • Provides strategic support to improve the quality of Education Health and Care Plans outcomes: develops joint commissioning between the local authority and key partners and to build confidence in inclusion in our mainstream schools

 

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS will be paid by us.

 

What we offer in return… A safe working environment following government guidelines on social distancing. Work that makes a difference to people’s lives, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few!

 

What to do now… Please visit https://jobs.rutland.gov.uk  for more information about this role. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Helen Chester, Service Manager on email: hchester@rutland.gov.uk

 

Please follow the links to apply online. If you experience difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on email: recruitment@rutland.gov.uk or call 01572 758343 for further information and assistance.

 

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team.

 

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.

 

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

How to Apply

We will be accepting online applications for this role, if you require access to a computer or the internet resources are available at Rutland County Council’s Catmose site and within the County’s libraries, a member of the team will be happy to help you with your application.

 

Please contact us on 01572 75 8291 to make alternative arrangements, if for any other reason you may struggle to complete the online application. The application forms can be made available in alternative and accessible formats.

 

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